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"The Big Picture: Scholarly Publishing Trends 2014"

Digital Koans - Tue, 08/26/2014 - 07:30
Pippa Smart has published "The Big Picture: Scholarly Publishing Trends 2014" in Science Editing. Here's an excerpt: Technical solutions have attempted to address the growth in research but have sometimes added to the tsunami of information and increased the need to manage quality. To this end experiments with the traditional quality control and dissemination systems […]
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Digital Curation News (8/25/2014) #digitalpreservation

Digital Koans - Mon, 08/25/2014 - 15:02
Cooperation and Collaboration: Digital Preservation 2014 What, No Backups? Preserving Hardcopy Newspapers in the Digital Age Sustainability: An Unintended Consequence of the Integration of Digital Curation Core Competencies into the MLIS Curricula (in Theory and Practice of Digital Libraries) Digital Scholarship | Digital Curation News | Research Data Curation Bibliography, Version 4
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Digital Scholarship Librarian at Claremont University Consortium

Digital Koans - Mon, 08/25/2014 - 07:33
The Claremont University Consortium is recruiting a Digital Scholarship Librarian. Here's an excerpt from the ad. The DSL will develop educational and programmatic activities with consortial partners, and assess the scholarly communication efforts and needs of the Claremont Colleges. This librarian will provide guidance and support to faculty and students on copyright and intellectual property […]
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"STM’s New Publishing Licenses Raise Antitrust Concerns Amid Wider Efforts to Pollute Open Access Standards"

Digital Koans - Mon, 08/25/2014 - 07:32
Ariel Katz has published "STM's New Publishing Licenses Raise Antitrust Concerns Amid Wider Efforts to Pollute Open Access Standards" in LSE Impact of Social Sciences. Here's an excerpt: For antitrust purposes, when a group of publishers adopts a set of uniform licenses, or when it recommends that its members adopt them, they tread in the […]
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Web Development Specialist at University of Akron

Digital Koans - Mon, 08/25/2014 - 07:31
The University of Akron is recruiting a Web Development Specialist. Here's an excerpt from the ad. As the University Libraries Web Development Specialist you will be responsible for designing, writing, and editing complex web pages and templates, including those which incorporate media and forms. Most work will be done using web editing software and content […]
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"How Streaming Media Could Threaten the Mission of Libraries"

Digital Koans - Mon, 08/25/2014 - 07:30
Steve Kolowich has published "How Streaming Media Could Threaten the Mission of Libraries" in Wired Campus. Here's an excerpt: Welcome to content licensing, a great source of anxiety for librarians in the digital era. In previous decades, the university librarians might have bought a CD of the Dudamel album for $25 and kept it in […]
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