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Dartmouth’s 2018 Open Access Week

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Although the official celebrations are over, the ideas and conversations we shared this year during Open Access Week will persist and lead to positive actions in the coming months.  Thank you to all who led and attended a variety of … Continue reading

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Paywall: The Business of Scholarship

Last night, as part of Open Access Week, the Dartmouth Library and Open Dartmouth Working Group hosted a screening of the documentary Paywall: The Business of Scholarship with an introduction and Q and A with director/producer Jason Schmitt. In keeping … Continue reading

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Open textbooks and where to find them

One question that comes up a lot when we talk about open educational resources (OER) is what’s available and where to find them. So today’s post will be about finding open textbooks and other open educational resources. First, some quick … Continue reading

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Open Access Research Tools: Browser Extensions

Every year during Open Access Week, we think and talk a lot about how authors and creators can share their work (articles, books, chapters, creative work, code, and data) openly and freely with others.  Open access content helps to create … Continue reading

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Research Impact: Opening up the impact of your work

As part of Open Access Week, we are exploring ways to increase our research impact by opening our research.  Making our research more inclusive and open not only helps disseminate our work, but can also help us justify and quantify … Continue reading

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NIH Open Access Policy Increases Access to Medical Literature

Scientists communicate their research findings through journal articles.  This is true for both medical research and translational research, which translates basic science research to clinical practice with the express aim to improve patient health outcomes.   Keeping up with advances in … Continue reading

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This week is Open Access Week!

The Scholarly Communication, Copyright, and Publishing Program, Open Dartmouth Working Group, the Library, and campus partners are celebrating Open Access Week 2018, October 22-26. Open Access week is a global event centered around Open Access: free, immediate access to information with rights for reuse. OA Week at … Continue reading

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Plan S for Open Access

What is Plan S? Plan S was announced on September 4th, 2018 by cOAlition S, a group comprised of the European Commission, the European Research Council, and 11 European national funders.  It is an ambitious  initiative that aims to ensure … Continue reading

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Federal Open Textbook Pilot: Call for Applications

This past Spring 2018, the Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition (SPARC) and other advocates for open access to information, scholarship, and knowledge received the exciting news that Congress voted to approve a $5 million Open Textbook Pilot Program. SPARC … Continue reading

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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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