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Scholarly Communication Librarian Molly Keener is available to consult on copyright, scholarly publishing, open access, and new modes of scholarly communication.
Digital Initiatives Librarian Chelcie Rowell is available to consult on incorporating digital humanities components into research and pedagogy.
Evolutions in Scholarship
Elsevier’s new (anti-)sharing policy — In late April, Elsevier announced a change in its policy regarding author deposits of articles. In what Elsevier claims is a change to facilitate better understanding of its sharing policies, the previous policy—enacted in 2012—that differentiated between institutions that do have open access policies versus those that do not has been streamlined, and the new […]
Celebrating Fair Use — Fair use is a wonderful right granted in the United States copyright act that enables people to make limited uses of copyrighted content without needing permission from the copyright owners. Fair Use Week, February 23-27, is a time to celebrate fair use and highlight how it can be used. To that end, the Association of […]
Vision2020, Open Access, and You–What does it all mean? — The Vision2020: Charting a Course for Academic Computing at Wake Forest white paper draft released last fall prompted many conversations among various campus groups about the potential impacts of the report’s recommendations on the future of technology on teaching and research. The recommendations for scholarship and creative production strongly emphasized embracing the ideals of the […]
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