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KLA CULS Proceedings

  1. 1. Re-Creating a Vision for CULS: Adventures in Open Access Cynthia Akers Kansas Library Association Conference April 8, 2011 Topeka, KS
  2. 2. So, What Is the Re-Created Vision? <ul><li>Spring 2011: </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>1st open access published proceedings of papers from the 2010 CULS Fall Conference </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>To be made available as PDFs via New Prairie Press, Kansas State University: </li></ul></ul><ul><li>http://newprairiepress.org/journals/ </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Annual compilation </li></ul></ul><ul><li>(A virtual &quot;piece of cake&quot; to put together?  Read on...) </li></ul>
  3. 3. Where Did the Idea Originate? <ul><li>July 2010 -- two &quot;sparks&quot; for the idea: </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>ACRL &quot;Scholarly Communication 101:  Starting with the Basics&quot; road show -- CULS Summer Institute 2010 at Kansas State University </li></ul></ul><ul><li>       http://www.ala.org/ala/mgrps/divs/acrl/issues/scholcomm/roadshow.cfm </li></ul><ul><ul><li>  CULS Executive Board meeting -- idea proposed by Gloria Creed-Dikeogu to sponsor a collection of proceedings from the CULS Fall Conference </li></ul></ul><ul><li>   </li></ul><ul><li>Also:  several CULS Board members and members at large have presented at Brick and Click and contributed to the annual collection of papers from that conference: </li></ul><ul><li>http://eric.ed.gov/PDFS/ED513812.pdf     (2010 Proceedings) </li></ul>
  4. 4. What Are Other State ACRL Chapters Doing? <ul><li>42 State ACRL Chapters -- the only other chapter doing a similar approach is: </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>CARL (California Association of Research Libraries) -- offers Conference Proceedings (also 1st publication in 2010) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>http://carl-acrl.org/Archives/ConferencesArchive/Conference10/proceedings.html </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>(&quot;All presenters, regardless of session type, will be asked to submit a paper and/or summary of their session to the proceedings.&quot;) </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul>
  5. 5. Process for the Proceedings:  &quot;Originate, Create, Renovate, and Innovate: Leading Revolution in the Academic Library&quot; <ul><li>1st rule:  Everything WILL take longer than you think! </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Call for proposals for CULS Fall Conference, October 15, 2010  -- asked to indicate whether or not presenter wished to submit a paper </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Deadlines were set as: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>September 15, 2010:  Notification of acceptance for proposals, and guidelines for publication sent to those who wished to submit papers </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>November 15, 2010:  Due date for first drafts of paper submissions </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Mid-late November:  Review of papers by CULS Proceedings Committee; reviews sent back to authors </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>November 29, 2010:  Due date for final drafts of papers </li></ul></ul></ul>
  6. 6.   <ul><li>2nd rule:  Delegate whenever possible! </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>  CULS Proceedings Committee reviewed the rough drafts of papers: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Micaela Ayers </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Carol Campbell </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Heather Smith-Collins </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Kristin Whitehair </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Cynthia Akers -- general editor and &quot;go-between&quot; for Proceedings Committee, authors, and New Prairie Press </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Feedback on rough drafts was sent to authors (no names attached from reviewers) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul>Process for the Proceedings:  &quot;Originate, Create, Renovate, and Innovate: Leading Revolution in the Academic Library&quot;
  7. 7. Process for the Proceedings:  &quot;Originate, Create, Renovate, and Innovate: Leading Revolution in the Academic Library&quot; <ul><li>3rd Rule:  Don't Hesitate to Ask Questions! </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Open access will be provided by New Prairie Press </li></ul></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>http://newprairiepress.org/journals/ </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Working with Beth Turtle and Jenny Oleen </li></ul></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Format of journal will be similar to open access Journal of Library Innovation </li></ul></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.libraryinnovation.org/ </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul>
  8. 8. Future of CULS Proceedings <ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>Annual commitment </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>Call for proposals and papers for CULS Fall 2011 Conference, Manhattan, KS </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>Need to revisit &quot;refereed&quot; vs. &quot;peer review&quot; process; what, for example, is accepted by various Tenure and Promotion Committees? </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>Provision of indexing/additional access to proceedings? </li></ul>

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