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Open Access Week and Graduate College Workshop

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Published in Learning Exchange, a newsletter of the Learning Round Table of the American Library Association, the article details an ASU Libraries and Office of Graduate Education collaborative program.

Published in Learning Exchange, a newsletter of the Learning Round Table of the American Library Association, the article details an ASU Libraries and Office of Graduate Education collaborative program. Occurring during the Scholarly Publishing and Academic Research Coalition (SPARC) sponsored Open Access (OA) week, the program endeavored to inform the students of the benefits of OA and promote the library’s digital repository to graduate students. The program discussed the publication of students’ theses and dissertations in the library’s digital repository and dispelled associated myths of its impact on future research potential. The article is designed to inform and inspire information professionals in creating similar programs. © Copyright 1997-2014, American Library AssociationThis document may be reprinted and distributed for non-commercial and educational purposes only, and not for resale. No resale use may be made of material on this website at any time. All other rights reserved.

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  • 2014-12

The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly: Navigating the Wild West of Open Access Publishing

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There’s a “Gold rush” happening in the new frontier of open access publishing! As publishers experiment with new business models, there’s an explosion of new journal titles and publishers. In

There’s a “Gold rush” happening in the new frontier of open access publishing! As publishers experiment with new business models, there’s an explosion of new journal titles and publishers. In the tradition of all boomtowns, outlaws move in as well as upstanding citizens - and they often look alike. With no real marshall in town, how can librarians sort out the good guys from the bad?

This discussion will guide you through the wild landscape of open access journal publishing, the advantages and disadvantages for libraries and authors, and give tips on sizing up the good, the bad, and the ugly.

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  • 2015-09-25

Productivity Toolbox – Tips and Tricks for Getting Things Done

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Do you feel oppressed by your email inbox? Does your growing pile of projects and responsibilities threaten to become an avalanche? With libraries facing budget and staffing cuts, we are

Do you feel oppressed by your email inbox? Does your growing pile of projects and responsibilities threaten to become an avalanche? With libraries facing budget and staffing cuts, we are all trying to do more with less and find ourselves dealing with new jobs and responsibilities. This 3-hour pre-conference will offer a variety of productivity tips, an introduction to technological tools to help you manage your workflow, and the opportunity to put what you’ve learned to use during the session. By finding the right combination of techniques and tools, you can regain control and master the disaster!

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  • 2009-12-07