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Introduction to Digital Humanities in the Library

  With technological advances, researcher preferences are changing and libraries are changing with them, including new departmental needs to accommodate these changes. One of these changes is the inclusion of Digital Humanities within the library, a growing field that intersects … Continue reading

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Dartmouth Digital Commons: Share your work!

In October 2017, the Library and the Scholarly Communication, Copyright, and Publishing Program launched Dartmouth Digital Commons, which is place for sharing a Dartmouth’s scholarly output with the world. Dartmouth Digital Commons (DDC) can accommodate many different types of materials … Continue reading

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Open Repositories 2018: Sustaining Open through work with Librarian Liaisons

This year’s Open Repositories Conference was held at Montana State University in Bozeman, Montana and provided an opportunity for international repository managers, information technology professionals, and librarians to examine open access through he lens of sustainability.  Past conferences have focused … Continue reading

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Examining the openness of “open” at the 2018 Library Publishing Forum

Library representatives nationally and internationally gathered recently on the University of Minnesota’s campus for the 2018 Library Publishing Forum.  This is an annual conference sponsored by the Library Publishing Coalition (LPC) where colleagues who support publishing initiatives can meet  to … Continue reading

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Publisher copyright transfer agreements

We frequently meet with Dartmouth students, faculty, and staff to talk with them about publishing and copyright.  Recently, a lab group at Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center (DHMC) invited us to their recurring meeting to talk about author rights, open access … Continue reading

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National Library Week: Libraries Lead…

It’s National Library Week and an excellent time to celebrate libraries and library professionals, as well as library resources, services, and initiatives that grow and flourish across the United States.  This year’s theme, Libraries Lead, wonderfully articulates the way libaries … Continue reading

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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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Let’s talk about textbooks

Happy Open Education Week! March 5-9 is designated as a week to raise awareness about open education and its worldwide impact on teaching and learning. This is a great time to think about the costs of textbooks and how open … Continue reading

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Recent Dartmouth grad? Looking for a first time job? Read more!

This year, we are pleased to host the Edward Connery Lathem ’51 Digital Library Fellowship, which provides an opportunity for a graduating student or recent graduate of Dartmouth to spend a year learning and contributing to new directions in the open … Continue reading

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