Scholarly Communication News and Events

December 12, 2013 - 2:14 pm

 

 Watch a short video about MOOCs by the New York Times

 

What is this new phenomenon that is taking the world of education by storm?

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November 12, 2013 - 6:00 am

The Rod Library has purchased webcast materials from Academic Impressions about Copyright and Faculty Rights. The programs feature Kevin Smith and Steven McDonald and are designed to teach faculty and staff how to apply copyright laws appropriately in the classroom, research, and scholarship.  The two CD sets cover Session 1: Faculty use of Copyright and Session 2:  Faculty Ownership of Copyright.  ...

October 22, 2013 - 7:00 pm

October 21-27 is International Open Access Week! Open Access seeks to return scholarly publishing to its original purpose: to spread knowledge and allow that knowledge to be built upon in a free and open environment. Open access is made possible with the cons...

May 28, 2013 - 12:30 pm

 

Drake University’s Faculty Sena...

May 01, 2013 - 7:53 am
Scholarly Communication, University of Northern Iowa, Rod Library

The Rod Library is in the process of investigating the desirability and feasibility of developing an institutional repository at the University of Northern Iowa. An institutional repository is a set of services supporting the management and long-term dissemination of digital materials created by faculty, students, and staff.

David Stout , a representative from bepress, will provide a presentation open to the...

April 29, 2013 - 8:53 am

UNI faculty and staff are invited to attend one of several small group discussion sessions on Institutional Repository @ UNI scheduled for next week in Rod Library room 324. Rod Library is in the process of investigating the desirability and feasibility of developing an institutional repository at the University of Northern Iowa.

An institutional repository is a set of services supporting the management and long...

April 22, 2013 - 8:01 am

 Check out the latest update from the Scholarly Communication Committee to view upcoming events, information on E-books, and alternatives to traditional print textbooks.

March 15, 2013 - 10:05 am
Scholarly Communiction

The Chronicle of Higher Education reported on Feb. 8th that the Edwin Mellen Press has sued librarian Dale Askey for libel and is seeking damages of $3 million. Askey, currently employed as a librarian at McMaster University in...

October 09, 2012 - 2:06 pm

October 22-28 is Open Access Week! Open Access seeks to return scholarly publishing to its original purpose: to spread knowledge and allow that knowledge to be built upon in a free and open environment. Open access is made possible with the consent of the author and the copyright holder. Open Access Week is an effort to promote and to inform authors, students, researchers, administrators, publishers and librarians abou...