Codsignal: A graduate of mine has run into a spot of professional bother in the Baltimore area and could use moral support, professional connections locally, and (possibly) crash space. Anybody BaltoWashish around here who might be willing to lend a hand?
Dear LSW - If there were a book entitled "Open Access in Practice: An implementation guide for institutions" would this be a thing that would pique your interest? If you imagine such a resource what would it have in it? Who would you want to have contributed to it?
The entire future history of scholarly communications has already been dissected and discussed on Friendfeed. Unfortunately the search function doesn't work so future generations of developers are fated to repeat all of those mistakes. Discuss.
Help me design the most outrageously expansive list of must-dos for academic libraries ever. "What every academic library MUST DO" that you know is off the rails, but sounds superficially plausible. GO.
I am rapidly coming to the conclusion that repositories are largely designed to make it as difficult as possible to find out whats in them, and what it actually is...I have 36,000 DOIs and I'd like to know whether they are in a repository...
I know ego searches can be disappointing, but I was a little surprised to check the new 219-page CREATe OA literature review and find...that I've apparently never written anything worth citing on the topic. Including the book. Well, damn. http://digital-scholarship.org/digital...
today was the first time i'd heard of knowledge unlatched (http://www.knowledgeunlatched.org/) - does anyone know how this is different from unglue.it? is it just that it's things that are already published or...?