Author Archives: Barbara DeFelice

Dartmouth Funded Open Access Article “Went Viral”

The Dartmouth Open Access Fund supports the publication of articles that can be read by anyone, regardless of ability to pay for subscription access.  A recent paper supported by this fund has received a lot of media attention, according to … Continue reading

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Choosing a Publisher in a Time of “Predatory” Practices

Much has been discussed and written in the past few years about so called “predatory” publishing practices, which are better characterized as “questionable” publishing practices.  Many people working in academia have received email notes asking them to submit a paper … Continue reading

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A Dartmouth Librarian at the Congress on Peer Review

Pamela Bagley, a Biomedical Librarian at Dartmouth, recently attended the Eighth International Congress on Peer Review, held in Chicago on September 10-12.  Pamela is Coordinator of Biomedical Research Support at the Biomedical Libraries at Dartmouth, and a member of the Open Dartmouth … Continue reading

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FORCE11 2017: Open in Action

I just returned from three days immersed in presentations and discussions of insightful, useful, and smart projects all focused on ways to make the results of research and scholarship open. What a great way to spend Open Access Week 2017, … Continue reading

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Copyright and Contracts: Thoughts on the 4th of July

Summer is bringing us an interesting range of questions from faculty, students and staff about the copyright transfer that often happens when they sign publishing contracts, and of course it also brings us the 4th of July holiday. As we … Continue reading

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Inside the 2017 Northeast Student Publishing Conference, by Kevin Patrick Warstadt

This post was written by Kevin Patrick Warstadt, MALS’17 and the 2017 Edward Connery Lathem ’51 Digital Program Fellow.  He offers his inside view of a dynamic and unique conference focused on developing skills and knowledge for students involved in … Continue reading

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ResearchGate.net and Your Professional Identity

ResearchGate.net is a very popular platform among researchers for advancing their reputations and often for sharing copies of their papers, whether allowed by publishers or not. It is the product of a start-up company that has received financing from some … Continue reading

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Public Access and Federal Agencies: Staying the Course

Dartmouth’s Scholarly Communication, Copyright and Publishing Program actively supports researchers and scholars to fulfill the requirements from funding agencies, whether federal government or private foundations, to make the results of funded research publicly available to the taxpayers and other stakeholders … Continue reading

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Open Access Fund Use on the Rise at Dartmouth

Dartmouth supports broader access to the results of the scholarship and research of the Dartmouth community in many ways. Just one of these ways is through a fund to support the article processing charges that are used by some completely … Continue reading

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Open Access Distribution Model Extended to Engineering, Psychology and Social Sciences

The highly successful and long running arXiv.org model of open distribution of scholarly research papers in various forms from “preprints” to “postprints” is being extended to Engineering, Psychology and the Social Sciences. The open source technology is provided by the … Continue reading

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