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Against the Grain
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ISSN (Online) 1043-2094
Published by Against-the-Grain.com Homepage  [1 journal]
  • ATG “I Wonder” Wednesday: Do you think the transformative agreement
           model enhances the viability of open access'
    • Authors: Admin
      Abstract: The post ATG “I Wonder” Wednesday: Do you think the transformative agreement model enhances the viability of open access' appeared first on Against the Grain.
      PubDate: Wed, 20 Nov 2019 20:25:22 +000
       
  • Enhancing Services to Preserve New Forms of Scholarship
    • Authors: Donald Hawkins
      Abstract: The advance in technologies for publishing digital scholarship has outpaced the development of technologies for reliably preserving it.
      Authors and publishers are creating increasingly sophisticated products with enhancements that potentially put the preservability of valuable scholarship at risk. As scholarly communication becomes more complex, publishers are creating digital products that are more than mere proxies […]The post Enhancing Services to Preserve New Forms of Scholarship appeared first on Against the Grain.
      PubDate: Wed, 20 Nov 2019 00:34:17 +000
       
  • Improving Linkages Between Ebooks and Print Books
    • Authors: Donald Hawkins
      Abstract: Many people start research at Jstor. We tend to think of link resolvers as tools for getting from discovery to digital content. Why not print' Michael Levine-Clark, Dean of Libraries at the University of Denver, and Bruce Heterick, SVP, Open Collections and Infrastructure at ITHAKA, reported on a study they did on links between electronic […]The post Improving Linkages Between Ebooks and Print Books appeared first on Against the Grain.
      PubDate: Tue, 19 Nov 2019 21:30:41 +000
       
  • ATG Conferences, Meetings & Webinars 11/19/19
    • Authors: Tom Gilson
      Abstract: The Library’s Role in Supporting Open Educational Resources As the cost of textbooks and other educational materials are exponentially increasing, many institutions of higher education and PK-12 schools are adopting open educational resources (OER) as alternatives for their students. Libraries are starting to see OER as part of a trickle-down effect. More and more librarians […]The post ATG Conferences, Meetings & Webinars 11/19/19 appeared first on Against the Grain.
      PubDate: Tue, 19 Nov 2019 19:54:17 +000
       
  • The Long Arm of the Law
    • Authors: Donald Hawkins
      Abstract: Traditionally, the last day of the Charleston Conference is a very popular session moderated by Anne Okerson and featuring two lawyers discussing the latest legal issues affecting the information industry.​​ Michelle Wu, Associate Dean for Library Services and Professor of Law, Georgetown University Law Center, discussed Controlled Digital Lending (CDL), ReDigi and public.resource.org. CDL refers […]The post The Long Arm of the Law appeared first on Against the Grain.
      PubDate: Tue, 19 Nov 2019 19:44:29 +000
       
  • Opening Keynote: Building Trust When Truth Shatters
    • Authors: Donald Hawkins
      Abstract: People are looking for new and better information. There is a growing perception that the Web is betraying us. Whaat shouldl we do next' What would do the maximum public good' Where do people turn' It’s primarily Wikipedia. Behind the scenes of every WP page are citations. If material has not been digitized, it’s missing […]The post Opening Keynote: Building Trust When Truth Shatters appeared first on Against the Grain.
      PubDate: Tue, 19 Nov 2019 15:13:50 +000
       
  • Charleston Premiers
    • Authors: Donald Hawkins
      Abstract: Moderated by Trey Shelton, Associate University Librarian, George A. Smathers Library, University of Florida, the Charleston Premiers is a series of 5-minute presentations of new and noteworthy products. Here is a list of the companies represented with some of their remarks: JoVE Core: Students have changed. What if there was a multilingual way to present […]The post Charleston Premiers appeared first on Against the Grain.
      PubDate: Tue, 19 Nov 2019 01:09:15 +000
       
  • What if we had to build a new publishing ecosystem from scratch'
    • Authors: Donald Hawkins
      Abstract: It was a fascinating exercise to consider what would happen if the existing ecosystem disappeared. Moderated by Rick Anderson from the University of Utah, he asked us to imagine Imagine a world with all of today’s technologies available but none of the publishing ecosystem: no established journals, no sixth-edition textbooks, no rows of monographs, no […]The post What if we had to build a new publishing ecosystem from scratch' appeared first on Against the Grain.
      PubDate: Mon, 18 Nov 2019 21:54:45 +000
       
  • Who Should Own the Scholarly Infrastructure'
    • Authors: Donald Hawkins
      Abstract: Heather Piwowar, co-founder of Our Research (a nonprofit that makes open access links available including Unpaywall), discussed why one might use open infrastructure products. What makes people choose one tool or the other. What matters' Data is sparse, but it comes down to “Is it the solution that best solves my problem'” Open helps that […]The post Who Should Own the Scholarly Infrastructure' appeared first on Against the Grain.
      PubDate: Mon, 18 Nov 2019 21:24:24 +000
       
  • Thursday Keynote: Kumsal Bayazit, CEO Elsevier
    • Authors: Donald Hawkins
      Abstract: Kumsal Bayazit was appointed CEO of Elsevier in February 2019. Her keynote address focused on observing the dynamic world of research with these main topics: Collaborating to Support the Research Community: The Next Chapter Learning from diverse perspectives Looking forward to the future She noted that literacy rates have increased, as have the number of […]The post Thursday Keynote: Kumsal Bayazit, CEO Elsevier appeared first on Against the Grain.
      PubDate: Mon, 18 Nov 2019 20:10:46 +000
       
 
 
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