Addressing Faculty Publishing Concerns With Open Access Journal Quality Indicators, Sarah Beaubien, Max Eckard
In response to growing faculty concern in this area, Grand Valley State University Libraries developed and evaluated a set of Open Access Journal Quality Indicators that support faculty in their effort to identify the characteristics of ethical and unethical open access publications.
Library as Journal Publisher: Partnering with Faculty, Wendy C. Robertson
This presentation focuses on practical tips and considerations for moving a print title online and also for starting new e-journals.
Repository Revolution, Rebecca Pool
As institutional repositories evolve, library publishers and university presses worldwide are using the systems to publish research papers and more. What will be the impact on traditional publishing models?
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Ten Challenges for Open Access Journals, Peter Suber
Celebrating the progress of open access journals and the launch of the OASPA by setting out the ten greatest challenges facing OA journals.
University Libraries Offer an Alternative to Traditional Publishing, Brandi Scardilli
You’re writing something that needs to find an audience. Why not publish it at the library?
Library-led Publishing with bepress Digital Commons: Data and Benchmarks, Casey Busher, Irene Kamotsky, Ann Taylor
Digital Commons journals have published 68,420 articles and garnered over fourteen million downloads. We’ve compiled some data from the institutions publishing within the Digital Commons community, and some exciting trends emerge.
Library-led Publishing Data and Benchmarks: Journal Data Collected from the Digital Commons Platform, Casey Busher, Irene Kamotsky, Ann Taylor
Poster highlighting data from the Data and Benchmarks report.
On the Shoulders of Giants: The Growing Impact of Older Articles, Alex Verstak, Anurag Acharya, Helder Suzuki, Sean Henderson, Mikhail Iakhiaev, Cliff Chiung Yu Lin, Namit Shetty
Examining the evolution of the impact of older scholarly articles. How often are older articles cited and how has this changed over time, how does the impact of older articles vary across different research fields, is the change in the impact of older articles accelerating or slowing down, and are these trends different for much older articles.
Rise of the Rest: The Growing Impact of Non-Elite Journals, Anurag Acharya, Alex Verstak, Helder Suzuki, Sean Henderson, Mikhail Iakhiaev, Cliff Chiung Yu Lin, Namit Shetty
Examining the evolution of the impact of non-elite journals. What fraction of the top-cited articles are published in non-elite journals and how has this changed over time, and what fraction of the total citations are to non-elite journals and how has this changed over time.