SPARC-ACRL forum "Understanding the Implications of Open Education: MOOCs and More" June 29, 2013
Association of College & Research Libraries: Scholarly Communication
A list of ACRL's initiatives and resources in the area of scholarly communication.
Association of Research Libraries: Advancing Scholarly Communication
A page with links to resources for various topics such as author rights and scholarly publishing models.
Campus Outreach Initiative Resource List
The resources listed include talking points, brown bag guides, and readings.
Campus-based Publishing Resource Center
This site addresses the development and maintenance of campus-based publishing partnerships between libraries, presses, and other academic units. Among the available resources is a guide,
Campus-based Publishing Partnerships: A Guide to Critical Issues,
by Raym Crow. There is also the LIBPRESS listserv to facilitate relevant discussions.
Developing a Scholarly Communication Program in Your Library
A guide to building, promoting, and evaluating a scholarly communication program. Examples are provided to illustrate the actions involved in developing the program.
A portal that offers a wealth of information on open access and scholarly communication issues. Some of the resources are DigitalKoans, Scholarly Electronic Publishing Bibliography, and Scholarly Electronic Publishing Weblog. The site also offers quick guides to author's rights and institutional repository.
Institute on Scholarly Communication: FAIR (Freely Accessible Institute Resources) Developed by the faculty and alumni of the ARL/ACRL Institute on Scholarly Communication, this site features resources for outreach, staff development, and program planning and development.
Supplementary Online Content from SPEC Kit 299 Scholarly Communication Education Initiatives Presents a variety of online resources for scholarly communication education and outreach efforts. Includes examples of libraries' committee charges, blogs, newsletters, etc.
The following sites demonstrate how selected academic libraries explain and address scholarly communication issues on their campuses:
Focused on Columbia's scholarly communication program, this site provides both basic and more advanced levels of information and advice for Columbia University faculty members and community. It also provides links to videos on different scholarly communication issues.
A straightforward and comprehensive introduction to scholarly communication and its implications for faculty. Includes information on copyright management, serials pricing, affordable publishing, open access, NIH reporting, and other topics.
Georgia State University
Informs the Georgia State University community about scholarly communication issues and develops strategies for addressing them.
University of California
News, advice, local initiatives, and a wealth of practical information prepared by the Office of Scholarly Communication for the UC community and other scholars.
University of Illinois
This resource for the University of Illinois community is intended to encourage dialogues between faculty and publishers, between faculty and the library, between faculty and their scholarly societies, and within departments.
University of Minnesota
This wide-ranging resource includes links to the University of Minnesota author's addendum, a self-playing slide show on author's rights, and a background page on copyright policies.
University of Tennessee
A solid background on scholarly communication, with links to local action, national associations, and advocacy measures.
University of Texas at Austin
Heavy focus on NIH policy, with background and links to further information on copyright, author's rights, and open access.
University of Washington
This site addresses key scholarly communication issues and is intended to support the work and needs of faculty, researchers, students, and librarians.
University of Wisconsin-Madison
This site brings together information for the UW-Madison community to illuminate such issues as copyright, the scholarly publishing landscape, and open access initiatives.
For other research library sites, please refer to Supplementary Online Content from SPEC Kit 299 Scholarly Communication Education Initiatives.
Introduction, resources, and glossary for the Bowdoin community, with a strong focus on author rights.
Keeps the Macalester community informed of ongoing developments in the areas of author rights and copyright, digital scholarship, open access journals, open digital archives, recommendations from scholarly societies, and public policy.
Overview, selected resources on open access, author's rights and new publishing models, and background on Williams College Library's participation in scholarly communication initiatives.