What Can Seahawk DOCKS Do For You?


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What Can Seahawk DOCKS Do For You?

  1. 1. What Can Seahawk DOCKS Do For You? January 15 and February 9, 2009 Peter Fritzler, Sciences Librarian Rebecca Kemp, Serials Coordinator W. M. Randall Library
  2. 2. What is Seahawk DOCKS? <ul><li>Description </li></ul><ul><li>Demo </li></ul>
  3. 3. Why is the library getting involved with this project? <ul><li>“ all the rage” – everyone’s doing it! </li></ul><ul><li>Strength through numbers </li></ul><ul><li>Organize / maintain access to university’s scholarly output in one location </li></ul><ul><li>Preservation and stewardship of digital content </li></ul><ul><li>UNC Tomorrow: Collaboration and partnerships </li></ul>
  4. 4. Why is this important to faculty? <ul><li>Free sharing of information </li></ul><ul><li>Increased citation count </li></ul><ul><li>Centralized point of access to one’s scholarly output </li></ul><ul><li>Long-term preservation of scholarship </li></ul><ul><li>Increased visibility and dissemination of institution’s scholarship </li></ul>
  5. 5. What types of publications can be included in Seahawk DOCKS? <ul><li>From the Collection Policy : </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Each work must be the intellectual property of a UNCW faculty member. (Exception – student theses and dissertations will also be included in the IR.) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>It must be complete and in final form. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>It must be a scholarly, research, or educational work. Kinds of works: peer reviewed research articles, white papers, technical papers, reports, other…? </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. What types of publications can be included in Seahawk DOCKS? (ctd.) <ul><ul><li>It must be made available for global access at no cost via the Web. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The author/creator of each work must grant to UNCW's Randall Library the non-exclusive right to preserve and distribute the work in perpetuity. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Contributions to the UNCW IR are entirely voluntary; should the author later wish to remove any contribution, the Library will comply with the request. </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. What types of publications can be included in Seahawk DOCKS? (ctd.) <ul><li>Items that will NOT be included: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Unfinished (draft)/ pre-review works </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Learning objects: syllabi, course documents, free-standing diagrams or images (the kinds of items that can be deposited into iLumina) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Datasets </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Streaming audio/video (non-streaming files are okay) </li></ul></ul>
  8. 8. How can faculty submit works? <ul><ul><li>As of now, submit documents/files via e-mail attachment to Adina Riggins , University Archivist. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>We are developing an online submission form that faculty members can use, similar to this one: http://www.uncp.edu/library/ir/addProfile.html </li></ul></ul>
  9. 9. What kind of copyright issues surround the submission process? <ul><li>Copyright Ownership. See our Scholarly Communications page for more information </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Copyright is endowed by Federal Law , and it allows the copyright owner to do the following things without restriction: reproduce the work; prepare derivative works based on the work; distribute copies of the work; and perform or display the work. </li></ul></ul>
  10. 10. What kind of copyright issues surround the submission process? (ctd) <ul><li>When you signed the publication agreement with your publisher, you likely gave your copyright over to the publisher, as most agreements require. </li></ul><ul><li>This would mean that you no longer have the right to display/distribute the work as you would have to be able to do in order to post a copy of it online. </li></ul><ul><li>Some – but not all—publishers do allow authors to retain the right to post their works online. </li></ul><ul><li>When you submit your work to the library, a librarian will research whether you own copyright. </li></ul>
  11. 11. What kind of copyright issues surround the submission process? (ctd) <ul><li>In order to deal with this issue for future peer-reviewed papers you want to submit, we have created an “ author addendum ” for your use in addition to your author agreement. </li></ul><ul><li>Addendum generator webform is in the works </li></ul><ul><li>Until the webform is ready, we can provide you with this document upon request. </li></ul>
  12. 12. Questions? <ul><li>Thank you for attending! </li></ul><ul><li>Contact us: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Peter Fritzler </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>910-962-7807 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Rebecca Kemp </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>910-962-7220 </li></ul></ul>