Technology & libraries lightning round up

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Technology & libraries lightning round up

  1. 1. Technology & Libraries Lightning Round-up Jacqui Grallo Reference and Instructional Technology Librarian, California State University Monterey Bay
  2. 2. ACRL/SPARC Forum <ul><li>Caroline Sutton, Co-Action Publishing and the Open Access Scholarly Publishing Association (OASPA) </li></ul><ul><li>Wim van der Stelt, Springer Open Choice </li></ul><ul><li>Catriona MacCallum, PLoS </li></ul>
  3. 3. Links <ul><li>ACRL Scholarly Communication Toolkit http:// scholcomm.acrl.ala.org / </li></ul><ul><li>SPARC Forum archive http://www.arl.org/sparc/meetings/forum.shtml </li></ul>
  4. 4. Core vs. Non-core Practices <ul><li>Core = Upholding rigor, integrity, cumulative nature of knowledge </li></ul><ul><li>Non-core = selling subscriptions, offering licensing agreements, parceling out knowledge into “issues” with “pages,” assigning DOIs, doing peer review prior to publication, and measuring a journal’s impact factor </li></ul>
  5. 5. Giant Sorting Mechanism <ul><li>“ is this the best way to disseminate science?” </li></ul>
  6. 6. Re-engineering Organization of Content <ul><li>What must be done before publication, and what can wait until after? </li></ul><ul><li>PLoS Currents http://www.plos.org/journals/currents.php </li></ul>
  7. 7. RUSA/MARS Discovery Layers <ul><li>Josh Boyer, North Carolina State University </li></ul><ul><li>Beth Bernhardt, UNC Greensboro </li></ul><ul><li>Johan Oberg, Macalester College </li></ul><ul><li>Notes at http://connect.ala.org/node/128191 </li></ul>
  8. 8. Discovery Layers/Tools/Services <ul><li>Single search of all types of materials (locally held and not) pre-indexed in one place </li></ul><ul><li>Users can limit/filter in many ways </li></ul>
  9. 9. ULS Executive Committee <ul><li>Discussion of the White Paper on the ALA Midwinter Meeting </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.ala.org/ala/aboutala/governance/officers/eb_documents/2010_2011ebdocuments/ebd12_17_%20mw_future.pdf </li></ul>
  10. 10. Thank you! <ul><li>Brought to you by the ACRL ULS Technology in University Libraries Committee </li></ul><ul><li>Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/pages/ACRL-ULS-Technology-in-University-Libraries-Committee/168949083131800 </li></ul><ul><li>Twitter: @acrlulstech </li></ul>

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