Journal

College and Research Libraries

ISSN:

2150-6701

Journal article

Reinventing ourselves: new and emerging roles of academic librarians in Canadian research-intensive universities

This study provides a snapshot in time and establishes a baseline on multiple aspects of librarians’ roles in the Canadian academic environment including confidence levels, job satisfaction, and impact on the academic enterprise.
Journal article

Exposing standardization and consistency issues in repository metadata requirements for data deposition

In this article, the authors examine common and unique metadata requirements and their levels of descrip­tion, determined by the data deposit forms of 20 repositories in three disciplines—archaeology, quantitative social science, and zoology.
Journal article

Is it such a big deal? On the cost of journal use in the digital era

This research found that university researchers cite only a fraction of journals purchased by their libraries, that this fraction is decreasing, and that the cost per cited journal has increased. These findings reveal how academic publishers use various strategies to increase sales and profits in...
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Provosts’ perceptions of academic library value and preferences for communication: a national study

In a resource-constrained and performance-based funding environment, this article argues that communicating value, advocating for library resources, and involving the library in university initiatives has become a critical role for library leaders.
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The world’s approach toward publishing in Springer and Elsevier’s APC-funded Open Access journals

This study explored tendencies of the world’s countries—at individual and scientific development levels—toward publishing in APC-funded open access journals. Given the reliance of the APC (Article Processing Costs) model on authors’ affluence and motivation, its affordability and sustainability have been challenged.
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