How to Grow a Department:Research & Scholarly Communication Services at theLamar Soutter Library, University of Massachusetts MedicalSchoolSally Gore, MS, MS LISACRL-NEC Annual MeetingScholarly Communications SIG PanelMay 18, 2012
Getting Started: Basics Get your garden (department) going: ◦ Containers (staff, digital repository) ◦ Potting Soil (environment) ◦ Seeds (ideas, programs) ◦ Labels and markers (strategy, plan) ◦ Plastic Bags or Covers (incubation period) ◦ Water and Light Source (food) Illustration: Amy Bryant “Boys’ Life”, January 2000
Containers Department Head Institutional Repository Librarian September 27, 2008
Potting Soil The NIH Public Access Policy implements Division G, Title II, Section 218 of PL 110-161 (Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2008) The law states: The Director of the National Institutes of Health shall require that all investigators funded by the NIH submit or have submitted for them to the National Library of Medicine’s PubMed Central an electronic version of their final, peer-reviewed manuscripts upon acceptance for publication, to be made publicly available no later than 12 months after the official date of publication: Provided, That the NIH shall implement the public access policy in a manner consistent with copyright law.
Seeds Relevant Topic Talks ◦ NIH Policy ◦ Open Access Memberships ◦ BioMed Central ◦ PLoS IR Communities & Projects IR Features ◦ Integrated RSS Feeds ◦ Researcher Pages ◦ Publishing Platform
Labels and Markers Campus-wide Open Access Policy Chair,UMMS Faculty Council Vote Education and Awareness Campaign Implementation Plan …