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Creating a library publishing program for scholarly books: your options are limited

Abstract: Publishing programs in academic libraries vary in their scope, offerings, and business models. Despite the many forms that these programs take, I have argued in the past that various factors constrain the design of a start-up publishing operation. In this commentary, I discuss in...
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Software curation in research libraries: practice and promise

In 2016, the Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR) began offering postdoctoral fellowships in software curation. Four institutions hosted the initial cohort of software curation fellows. This article describes the work activities and research program of the cohort, highlighting the challenges and benefits of...
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Engaged citizenship through campus-level democratic processes: a librarian and graduate student collaboration on Open Access policy adoption

This case study details a multi-year collaboration between librarians and graduate students at the University of Colorado Boulder aimed at the development and adoption of a campus OA policy.
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Measuring Open Access policy compliance: results of a survey

In the last decade, a significant number of institutions have adopted open access (OA) policies. Many of those working with OA policies are tasked with measuring policy compliance. This article reports on a survey of Coalition of Open Access Policy Institutions (COAPI) members designed to...
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Mining the first 100 days: human and data ethics in Twitter research

This case study describes data collection from Twitter, conducted with the intent of capturing conversations following from President Trump’s and others’ use of the #MAGA (“Make America Great Again”) hashtag in Twitter posts during the first 100 days of his presidential administration.
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Liberation through cooperation: how library publishing can save scholarly journals from neoliberalism

This commentary examines political and economic aspects of open access (OA) and scholarly journal publishing. Through a discourse of critique, neoliberalism is analyzed as an ideology causing many problems in the scholarly journal publishing industry, including the serials crisis.
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Green on what side of the fence? Librarian perceptions of Accepted Author Manuscripts

There is a growing body of Accepted Author Manuscripts (AAMs) in national, professional, and institutional repositories. This study seeks to explore librarian attitudes about AAMs and in what contexts they should be recommended.
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Faculty attitudes toward Open Access and scholarly communications: Disciplinary differences on an urban and health science campus

The adoption of the 2008 U.S. National Institutes of Health Public Access Policy and the launch of successful open access journals in health sciences have done much to move the exchange of scholarship beyond the subscription-only model.
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Harvesting the academic landscape: streamlining the ingestion of professional scholarship metadata into the institutional repository

Although librarians initially hoped institutional repositories (IRs) would grow through researcher self-archiving, practice shows that growth is much more likely through library-directed deposit. Libraries must then find efficient ways to ingest material into their IR to ensure growth and relevance.
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Journal of Librarianship and Scholarly Communication

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