Faculty publishingworkshop 11-5-12final

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Presentation by Monica Berger & Maura Smale for New York City College of Technology, Faculty Commons, Nov. 5, 2012.

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Faculty publishingworkshop 11-5-12final

  1. 1. Strategizing the Literature Review and Identifying Publication Venues Monica Berger Maura Smale November 5, 2012
  2. 2. Strategizing theliterature review
  3. 3. Finding Relevant Literatureremember to consider literature of: general SoTL specific pedagogies discipline specific SoTL
  4. 4. Finding Relevant Literature‐‐BooksSeminal/Core SoTL texts: Ernest Boyer, Scholarship Reconsidered: Priorities of the Professoriate (1990) and Various books by Lee S. Shulman.
  5. 5. Finding Relevant Literature‐‐BooksWell‐known publishers (general): Jossey‐Bass (publishes Carnegie Fdn’s SoTL books) Indiana University Press Stylus Bibliography from Vanderbilt  National Academies Press—recent book on STEM And possibly AACU for general pedagogy 
  6. 6. Finding Relevant Literature‐‐BooksSearch the catalog: searching catalog, keyword ‐‐> subject Searching online catalog by subject su:mathematics‐‐Study and teaching (Higher) su:Active learning‐‐Study and teaching (Higher)Can’t find what you want? Try WorldCat for interlibrary  loan outside of CUNY
  7. 7. Finding Relevant Literature‐‐BooksCUNY books available via CLICs
  8. 8. Finding Relevant Literature‐‐BooksCouldn’t find what you want in CUNY?Use Illiad for easy Interlibrary loan. You need to sign up for an account. https://www.worldcat.org/ might be easiest to push data into Illiad
  9. 9. Finding Relevant Literature‐‐BooksSearching ebooks:  allows for searching full text of ebooks Our licensed/purchased ebooks are in catalog: easiest way to find or Search ebrary or Search Google Books or Google Scholar (can be messy and difficult)
  10. 10. Finding Relevant Literature‐‐Education Databases  Education Databases (and journals): filter by subject  in database pages ERIC and Education Source; easier to search ERIC via  Ebsco; problems with ERIC pulling much FT ERIC Full‐ text Availability Limited Due to Privacy Concerns Aug.  2012 ERIC offers searching by descriptors/thesaurus
  11. 11. Finding Relevant Literature‐‐Internet International Society for the Scholarship of Teaching  and Learning: http://www.issotl.org/ Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of  Teaching: http://www.carnegiefoundation.org Association for Integrative Studies:  http://www.units.muohio.edu/aisorg/
  12. 12. Providing Context: Data City Tech:  http://air.citytech.cuny.edu/air/nycct_data.aspx CUNY: http://www.cuny.edu/ir Pew: http://www.pewinternet.org/,  http://pewresearch.org/millennials/ ICPSR: http://www.icpsr.umich.edu/
  13. 13. Internet and Library Tools Live searches for Google Scholar, SFX, Serial Solutions  browse by subject 
  14. 14. Keeping Up: Alerts and Feeds Table of Contents or new articles from journal  websites and blogs Subject search alerts: In databases, look for “Save” or“Alert” At publisher websites, sign up for updates On Google, create account and search from  http://www.google.com/alerts Usually must create an account, results via email or  RSS 
  15. 15. Research and Citation Management RefWorks: Access via http://library.citytech.cuny.edu/ Find Articles  Databases  RefWorks Zotero: http://www.zotero.org/ Mendeley: http://www.mendeley.com/
  16. 16. Identifying publication venues
  17. 17. Library ToolsUlrich’s Available at NYPL , no longer available remotely, use  on‐site only at research divisionsCabells Directories of Publishing Opportunities Available at CUNY Graduate Center
  18. 18. A Plug for Open Access Open Access Scholarly Literature: Freely available online + Author allows anyone to copy, use, share, etc.
  19. 19. Resources for Making Your Work OA Directory of Open Access Journals:  http://www.doaj.org/ Guide to publisher copyright policies and self‐ archiving: http://www.sherpa.ac.uk/romeo/
  20. 20. Non‐Traditional Materials Journal of Interactive Technology and Pedagogy:  http://jitp.commons.gc.cuny.edu/ Hybrid Pedagogy: http://www.hybridpedagogy.com/
  21. 21. Professional Organizations education/discipline‐based professional organizations  and their journals; e.g. CHRIE for hospitality  educators Journal of Hospitality and Tourism  Education Pathfinders  of discipline‐related journals: CASTL‐Higher Ed. SoTL journals by discipline U. Regina guide to SoTL journals by discipline Vanderbilt’s SoTL resource, journals in general & links to  by discipline Mostly science‐related education  journals http://www.csun.edu/science/ref/professional_ development/sci_ed_journals.html
  22. 22. Evaluating Publication Quality Databases that provide publication metrics (impact  factor, H‐index, etc.): Scopus, Web of Knowledge Very expensive! Grad Center subscribes, and NYPL DIY evaluation: Check editorial board (and editors’ websites) Browse publications list Skim articles Beall’s list of predatory OA publishers
  23. 23. Thank you! Questions?

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