Open Access and Institutional Repositories
This selection of articles and presentations represents general research on the Open Access movement and institutional repositories.
Making the Case for Open Access, Open Access Scholarly Information Sourcebook (OASIS)
Open Access Overview, Peter Suber
Open Access in 15 Minutes (or less), Isaac Gilman
Institutional Repositories: Essential Infrastructure for Scholarship in the Digital Age, Carol A. Watson, James M. Donovan, and Pamela Bluh
SPARC Digital Repositories Meeting 2008: Closing Keynote, David Shulenburger
Publishing and Scholarly Communication
The digital age has ushered in many changes in publishing and the dissemination of scholarly research. The articles and presentations here discuss emerging trends in publishing and scholarly communication.
On the Shoulders of Giants: The Growing Impact of Older Articles, Alex Verstak, Anurag Acharya, Helder Suzuki, Sean Henderson, Mikhail Iakhiaev, Cliff Chiung Yu Lin, and Namit Shetty
Rise of the Rest: The Growing Impact of Non-Elite Journals, Anurag Acharya, Alex Verstak, Helder Suzuki, Sean Henderson, Mikhail Iakhiaev, Cliff Chiung Yu Lin, and Namit Shetty
Recognizing Opportunities: Conversational Openings to Promote Positive Scholarly Communication Change, Adrian Ho and Daniel R. Lee
University Publishing in a Digital Age, Laura Brown, Rebecca Griffith, and Matthew Rascoff
JISC Scholarly Communications Action Handbook, Joint Information Systems Committee
But What Have You Done for Me Lately? Commercial Publishing, Scholarly Communication, and Open-Access, John P. Conley and Myrna Wooders
The University's Role in the Dissemination of Research and Scholarship -- A Call to Action, AAU, ARL, CNI, and NASULGC
Faculty Survey 2009: Key Strategic Insights for Libraries, Publishers, and Societies, Roger C. Schonfeld and Ross Housewright
Current Models of Digital Scholarly Communication, Nancy L. Maron and K. Kirby Smith
Changing Role of Libraries
The materials in this section discuss the new and changing roles of libraries in the digital age, especially as they relate to the Open Access movement and institutional repositories. Included here are resources on the role of library as publisher.
Publishing Support for Small Print-Based Publishers: Options for ARL Libraries, October Ivins and Judy Luther
Ithaka S+R Survey 2010: Insights from U.S. Academic Library Directors, Matthew P. Long and Roger C. Schonfeld
The Library as Publisher, Ready or Not, Tim Tamminga and Alison Denby
Publishing Within the Institutional Repository, Berkeley Electronic Press
The Research Library's Role in Digital Repository Services, ARL Digital Repository Issues Task Force
The Institutional Repository Rediscovered: What Can a University Do for Open Access Publishing, Jean-Gabriel Bankier and Irene Perciali
IR Implementation and Development
The articles and presentations in this section provide information and resources on practical considerations when implementing and developing a repository, including discussions of policy development and marketing the IR.
Repository Collection Policies, Jean-Gabriel Bankier and Courtney Smith
Institutional Repositories for Medical Schools, Tim Tamminga
Kick-Starting IR Success at Any Stage, Courtney Smith
Digital Repositories at the Crossroads: Achieving Sustainable Success Through Campus-Wide Engagement, Jean-Gabriel Bankier and Courtney Smith
Digital Commons: Examples of Successful Repositories, Tim Tamminga
Creating an Institutional Repository "on the Cheap", Brad Matthies
Building a Business Case for the Institutional Repository, Berkeley Electronic Press
Making the Case for an Institutional Repository to Your Provost, Jean-Gabriel Bankier, Courtney Smith, and Kathleen Cowan
Repository Collection Development
The materials here deal specifically with practical considerations and advice on building the collections in your repository.
Managing ETDs in Digital Commons: A Case Study at Umass Amherst, Meghan Banach and Courtney Smith
Developing Repository Collections: The Benefits Matter Most, Marianne Buehler
Light on ETD's: Out From the Shadows, Wendy Robertson and Rebecca Routh
Establishing Library Publishing: Best Practices for Creating Successful Journal Editors, Jean-Gabriel Bankier and Courtney Smith
Feeding the Fledgling Repository, Ann Koopman
Capturing Students’ International Experiences: eScholarship@UMMS and International Medical Education, James F. Comes, Cecile Bianco, Sally A. Gore, Lisa A. Palmer, and Mary E. Piorun
Content Recruitment and Development: A Proactive Approach to Building an Institutional Repository, Richard Griscom, Marjorie Hassen, Mary D. Steiner, and Sandra Kerbel
Copyright, Permissions, and Authors' Rights
Navigating the world of copyright and permissions can be a big challenge to IR collection development. Collected here are some valuable resources on copyright, recommendations for tracking permissions, and information on educating authors about authors’ rights.
Securing the Scholarly Record, Committee Copyright
Asking for Permission: A Survey of Copyright Workflows for Institutional Repositories, Ann Hanlon and Marisa Ramirez
Copyright and Authors' Rights: A Briefing Paper, Kevin L. Smith and David R. Hansen
Copyright: Know the Basics, Molly Kleinman
Copyright and Cultural Institutions: Guidelines for Digitization for U.S. Libraries, Archives, and Museums, Peter B. Hirtle, Emily Hudson, and Andrew T. Kenyon
Copyright Basics, United States Copyright Office
VERSIONS Toolkit (Versions of Eprints - user Requirements Study and Investigation Of the Need for Standards), London School of Economics
Author's Rights, Tout de Suite, Charles W. Bailey Jr.
Copyright: The Crash Course, Paul Royster
Library Faculty Publishing and Intellectual Property Issues: A Survey of Attitudes and Awareness, Howard Carter, Carolyn A. Snyder, and Andrea Imre
Faculty Copyright Information - Encouraging Retention of Intellectual Property Rights, Cornell University ILR School, Martin P. Catherwood Library
Law Repositories and Law Reviews
Law libraries often have unique content and requirements for their IRs. The materials here provide law library-specific information on open access, institutional repositories, and collection development, as well as helpful information on publishing and archiving law reviews in the repository.
Citation Advantage of Open Access Legal Scholarship, James M. Donovan and Carol A. Watson
Five Steps to Digitally Archiving Your Law Review, Courtney Smith
Persuasive Arguments for Establishing an Institutional Repository, James M. Donovan and Carol A. Watson
Open Access to Student-Edited Law Journals, Benjamin J. Keele
The Idea of the Law Review: Scholarship, Prestige, and Open Access, Michael J. Madison
Each IR has its own approach to issues such as collection development, content display and organization, and copyright. This collection of presentations provides valuable insight into how individual institutions have approached the implementation and development of their IRs.
At Your Service: Development of the DigitalCommons@Cal Poly, Marisa Ramirez
Developing Effective Scholarly Communication Advocates: A Case Study, Sara Fuchs and Pamela Brannon
White Paper: Behind a Law School’s Decision to Implement an Institutional Repository, James M. Donovan and Carol A. Watson
The Role of the Institutional Repository in Preserving the Scholarly Record of the University of Massachusetts, Mary E. Piorun, James F. Comes, and Marilyn Billings
Outsourcing Open Access: Digital Commons at the University of Wollongong, Helen E. Mandl and Michael K. Organ