ACRL’s latest report identifies needed areas of research to help foster a more open, inclusive and equitable scholarly communications system.
See what Scholarly Kitchen Chef @lisalibrarian is looking forward to at #acrl2019 and sessions where you can find Scholarly Kitchen Chefs presenting.
At the Charleston conference this year, a panel on the library’s role in providing affordable textbooks showed the way to great savings and innovation in instructional materials.
There continue to be calls to consolidate all publishing activity in a single organization or unit. The various participants in scholarly communications often are hostile to the very idea of competition. But the evidence is otherwise: a diversity of publishing venues, all operated independently, yield better and more innovative results.
Another bill designed to make taxpayer-funded research available raises old questions and familiar divides. Does it have a chance of generating a productive decision?
Scandal sends shockwaves through library community. Publishers, meanwhile, see business in counter-culture books aimed at naughty librarians.