Blogs

SocArXic: An open archive for the social sciences

At the close of OA week, I want to mention a new open repository specifically dedicated to the social sciences, SocArXiv, which launched this past July.

Updated Oct 28, 2016 by Social Sciences & Digital Publishing Librarian

Open Access for 3D Objects

The Center for Digital Scholarship provides several services that are not only available to university faculty, staff and students but also to Indianapolis community and cultural heritage institutions. Our latest venture is the exploration of 3D digitization and how to make these collections openly available in an online environment.

Updated Oct 28, 2016 by Digital Outreach Librarian

IIIF - An Open Access Tool

The International Image Interoperability Framework (IIIF – pronounced “triple-I-F”) has as one of its primary goals to provide scholars and researchers open access to the ever growing collection of digital image repositories around the world.

Updated Oct 28, 2016 by Webmaster

Gold Open Access on the Rise: IUPUI Leads Indiana in OA Articles

Have you ever wondered if any authors on your campus are choosing open access journals for their articles? Or, if you've seen a few OA journal articles with your faculty members listed as authors, have you wondered how much of the campus article literature is published in OA journals?

Updated Nov 10, 2016 by Scholarly Communications Librarian

What Can Open Data Mean for the Humanities?: A Quick Consideration of Digitized Primary Sources

For my contribution to blog posts for Open Access Week 2016, I wanted to write down some ideas I have had floating in my head in an attempt to better articulate them. 

Updated Oct 26, 2016 by Digital Humanities Librarian

Common approaches to sharing data @ IUPUI

The Figshare Report released yesterday The State of Open Data inspired me to reflect on how researchers at IUPUI are sharing their data. Below, I describe three increasingly common scenarios for data sharing, including common considerations - what data, when, how/where, and what permissions.

Updated Oct 28, 2016 by hcoates

Open Access as Pedagogy & Remedy for Information Privilege

When I think about Open Access, I think about it in terms of my teaching. As a librarian, teaching Information Literacy (the habits of mind to find, evaluate, and use information effectively and ethically) is a large part of what I, and my colleagues, do during a semester.

Updated Oct 26, 2016 by Webmaster

New Open Access Journal at IUPUI

Open Access Journals at IUPUI announces a brand new journal, Chronicles of Health Impact Assessment (CHIA), which launches today! This peer-reviewed journal is aimed at public health professionals working in the field of Health Impact Assessment (HIA). The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) defines HIA as,

Updated Oct 26, 2016 by Webmaster