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  • 1. 8/10/2013 1 Resource Sharing Detective Work Find it and Get it Using Free and Open Access Resources Russell Palmer russell.palmer@lyrasis.org LYRASIS ©2013 Full Course! The Resource Sharing Detective (live online) December 10-11, 2013 10:00 AM to Noon Eastern To register: http://bit.ly/1bhEtYn
  • 2. 8/10/2013 2 Discussion • Use the chat to share a “got it!” story-where you found/acquired something challenging for a library user! • What was it? • Where did you find it? • How did you get it? • What resources/strategies did you use to find it and get it? Doing the detective work • Newspapers/Periodicals/Open Access • Government Information • Archival collections/primary documents • Other challenges/discussion/idea exchange
  • 3. 8/10/2013 3 Newspapers • Chronicling America • http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/ • Google News (With “Archive” option) • http://www.google.com/news Periodicals • Open Access tools • Google Scholar • Google Magazines • RefSeek • http://www.refseek.com/ • Scirus • http://www.scirus.com/ • What do you use?
  • 4. 8/10/2013 4 Why Open Access? • $$$ • Control—access • Copyright—tightly managed by publishers • WWW/New media • Speed of sharing New publishing models emerged. Open Access defined • Digital/Online • Free of charge* • Free of most copyright/licensing restrictions • Access to literature and articles traditionally published in scholarly journals • Open access refers only to free and unrestricted availability without any further implications
  • 5. 8/10/2013 5 Categories of Open Access • Gold OA—hosted by a publisher with no barriers to access – Example: PLoS Biology http://www.plosbiology.org/home.action • Green OA—materials deposited for archiving/access that may have once been in a traditional publication – Example: PubMed Central http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/ Categories • Hybrid Open Access Journal—some articles are free, because a publication fee was paid (usually by the author) to the publisher – Example: Publishers offering a hybrid option—American Chemical Society, Wiley, Cambridge, Sage • Delayed Open Access Journal—traditional journals that provide free or open access after an embargo period – Example: Journal of Experimental Biology http://jeb.biologists.org/
  • 6. 8/10/2013 6 Another Categorization “Nine Flavours of Open Access” Willinsky, 2003 Selected Open Access resources • For reference and research • For finding alternative resources – Directory of Open Access Journals – http://www.doaj.org/ – PubMed Central – http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/
  • 7. 8/10/2013 7 Open Access books • National Academies Press • Directory of Open Access Books (DOAB) The institutional repository • SMARTech at Georgia Tech – https://smartech.gatech.edu
  • 8. 8/10/2013 8 Government Information • Technical Reports: – Virtual Technical Reports Center (UMD) – http://lib.guides.umd.edu/content.php?pid=317991&si d=2799524 • Fun and Interesting: – The Government Attic – http://governmentattic.org/ – UNT Cyber Cemetery – http://govinfo.library.unt.edu/default.htm Archival materials • Approach: • Local/State Archives/University Archives • What’s out there? • OCLC ArchiveGrid • http://archivegrid.org/web/index.jsp
  • 9. 8/10/2013 9 Archives examples • National: • Digital Public Library of America • dp.la • American Memory Project • http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/index.html • Regional: • UNC Chapel Hill • “Documenting the American South” • http://docsouth.unc.edu/ Archives examples • State: • Florida Memory • http://www.floridamemory.com/ • Institutional: • Harvard University, Immigration to the United States, 1789-1930 • http://ocp.hul.harvard.edu/immigration/
  • 10. 8/10/2013 10 Ask an author? • LinkedIn • Academia.edu • Online CV’s • Standard social media tools—twitter, facebook, etc. “Getting it” strategy summary • Commercial document suppliers • Library of Congress • Group memberships (LYRA, SO6, SOLINE, LVIS) • Resource Sharing systems (RapidILL) • Communication! • Identifying great lending partners – Locally, regionally, nationally
  • 11. 8/10/2013 11 Tools and strategies discussion • In the time we have left, let’s do what we do best— share resources and ideas. Thank You for Attending! Questions/Comments? russell.palmer@lyrasis.org
  • 12. 8/10/2013 12 Full Course! The Resource Sharing Detective (live online) December 10-11, 2013 10:00 AM to Noon Eastern To register: http://bit.ly/1bhEtYn