infoDOCKET notes that “Sacramento State and the California State University system are currently in ongoing negotiations with Elsevier, a scholarly journal publishing company that licenses the ScienceDirect database to the CSU.
The CSU’s current contract with Elsevier terminates at the end of the year.
Now Available: Video and Slide Presentations From the United Nations Open Science Conference “Towards Global Open Science: Core Enabler of the UN 2030 Agenda”
infoDOCKET also reports that the video and slid presentations from the The UN Open Science Conference that took place on November 19, 2019 at UN HQ in New York City, are now online.
According to this press release “Scholastica, a peer review and publishing platform for academic journals, announced today that journals using Scholastica for open access publishing can now set up automated DOI registration and metadata deposits via Crossref…”
Library Technology Guides reports that “In an effort to make artifacts from cultural heritage institutions more accessible to all, Digital Public Library of America (DPLA), the national aggregator of digital heritage collections, and the Wikimedia Foundation, the nonprofit that operates Wikipedia and other free knowledge projects, are collaborating to incorporate DPLA’s cultural artifacts into Wikipedia and other Wikimedia projects.
infoDOCKET also reports that “The MIT Libraries, working with Kennedy & Violich Architecture (KVA), have developed the design for the upcoming Hayden Library renovation. As seen in architectural concept renderings, the new design accommodates the library’s multiple uses with dynamic areas for collaboration, research, and community-building, as well as quiet study.
According to KnowledgeSpeak “the Copyright Clearance Center, Inc. (CCC), … has announced the launch of RightFind® Navigate for researchers to find relevant content more quickly and easily through contextualised discovery, machine learning, and smart data.
MORE LIBRARY AND PUBLISHING NEWS FROM A VARIETY OF SOURCES
- Research Article: “Unprofessional Peer Reviews Disproportionately Harm Underrepresented Groups in STEM”
- ARL Supports Nomination of Crosby Kemper III as Director of Institute of Museum and Library Services
Tom is originally from Brooklyn N.Y but has spent his entire professional career in South Carolina, most recently as Head of Reference Services at the College of Charleston. As part of the Against the Grain and Charleston Conference team, he serves as the associate editor of the print ATG as well as the co-editor of the webpage. Tom’s conference duties include coordinating the Penthouse Suite interviews as well as the conference poster sessions.
He received his MLS from the University of Buffalo, SUNY and a second master’s in public administration from the College of Charleston and the Univ. of South Carolina. His wife Carol and he live in downtown Charleston and she is an artist and a tour guide offering historic walking tours of the city.