Tag Archives: 'open-access'

Data, data, as far as the eye can see–Attend this talk today!

Data, data, as far as the eye can see–Attend this talk today!

Image credit: © Auregann, Wikimedia Commons. Data, data, as far as the eye can see: the expanding horizons of Open Source Data  Presented by Rob Sippel As a research-intensive university with its roots in the sciences [...]

What’s in store for academic publishing

The Evans Library has joined libraries, publishers, and other academic and research organizations, large and small, to celebrate International Open Access Week.  Today’s topic of discussion is the The Future of Academic Publishing by Example: The [...]

Creative Commons: What’s your flavor?

Creative Commons: What’s your flavor?

It’s the middle of Open Access Week, and terms and acronyms are abound. One term that many people find confusing is Creative Commons. Here is a brief tour of Creative Commons licenses and how they can [...]

Open Access Florida Tech – Scholarship Repository

Open Access Florida Tech – Scholarship Repository

As I hope you have already heard, this week is Open Access Week. It is a global event “celebrating free, immediate, online access to the results of scholarly research.” At Florida Tech, our Open Access (OA) [...]

Introduction to Open Access

Introduction to Open Access

This week is International Open Access Week 2014!  Entering its eight year, this global event is a way for the community of researchers and scholars to share what they know about Open Access, learn more about [...]

Open Access: Copyright Q + A

Open Access: Copyright Q + A

by Rose Petralia Instructors, whether they teach online or on campus, frequently have questions about using copyrighted materials in their courses. Finding answers always boils down to first determining who actually holds the copyright and what the [...]

Open Access: The Rainbow Connection

Open Access: The Rainbow Connection

by Rose Petralia OA journals pay their bills very much the way broadcast television and radio stations do… The costs of producing OA literature, the savings over conventionally published literature, and the business models for recovering the [...]

Open Access: Open Educational Resources

Open Access: Open Educational Resources

by Rose Petralia OER are educational materials produced by one party that are licensed to be used free of charge by others. OER come in many forms—from curriculum to homework assignment to textbooks. And OER exist for [...]

Open Access: Florida Tech’s Scholarship Repository

Open Access: Florida Tech’s Scholarship Repository

by Rose Petralia Though you may think of Open Access as an alternative publishing model – and it is – it is also a model for universities to collect, showcase, and share their research and other scholarly [...]

Open Access: Redefining Impact

Open Access: Redefining Impact

by Rose Petralia Altmetrics expand our view of what impact looks like, but also of what’s making the impact. This matters because expressions of scholarship are becoming more diverse. ~ J. Priem, D. Taraborelli, P. Groth, & [...]