Digital Scholarship Blog Posts

Heather L. Coates, MLS, MS
Data Management
October 19,2018
This is the first our 2018 Open Access Week Impact Challenge series. In each post, we’ll walk you through some practical steps to help you claim your scholarly work, connect with your communities (research and practice) online, gather evidence of engagement and using it to tell your story for career advancement. Create a Google Scholar...
Heather L. Coates, MLS, MS
Data Management
September 28,2018
Open Access Week - October 22 - 26, 2018IUPUI and University Library are Open Access champions all year. Each year, thousands of articles published by IUPUI scholars are made publicly available through our participation in the Open Access Policy and the Open Access Fund. We also have more than a dozen open access journals published using the Open...
Jere Odell
Scholarly Communication
February 5,2018
Have you heard about Pressbooks? Piloted by IU through the Unizin consortium, Pressbooks gives faculty and staff the freedom to create customized, free or low-cost online course materials for IUPUI students. Why would someone want to do that? Well …In the 2016/2017 academic year, IUPUI’s 21,748 undergraduates paid an average of $1,204.00 for books...
Kristi Palmer
Digital Scholarship
January 18,2018
Apply to be our next ScholarWorks Student Assistant.20 hours a week, $11 an hourIUPUI University Library Center for Digital Scholarship is seeking a graduate student to assist with the IUPUI Open Access policy workflow. The successful candidate will participate in the full range of processes related to IUPUI OA policy, including: identifying...
Jere Odell
Scholarly Communication
January 16,2018
In November, an article that I wrote with two of my colleagues was published in the Journal of Librarianship and Scholarly Communication (http://doi.org/10.7710/2162-3309.2169). The article reports some of the results of a wide-ranging survey of faculty attitudes regarding issues in scholarly communication. Essentially, we replicated the...
Ted Polley, MLIS
Journal publishing
November 3,2017
We are pleased to announce a brand new open access publication, Journal on Muslim Philanthropy and Civil Society. This peer-reviewed journal is international and interdisciplinary in its scope. It publishes research articles, commentary, and book reviews pertaining to the study and practice of Muslim philanthropy and civil society.The journal is...
Jere Odell
Scholarly Communication
October 28,2017
Note: To mark OA Week 2017, we have invited Brandon Board, a graduate student in our Department of Library and Information Science, to share a recent analysis of benefits of the institutional repository to faculty authors. [J.O.]Have you considered ScholarWorks for sharing your work? ScholarWorks is IUPUI’s digital repository, which houses over 12...
Jere Odell
Scholarly Communication
October 26,2017
Note: To mark OA Week 2017, we have invited Kacie Hardin, a graduate student in our Department of Library and Information Science, to share a recent analysis of benefits of the institutional repository to faculty authors. [J.O.]IUPUI ScholarWorks is an institutional repository that shares thousands of articles, posters, reports, theses,...
Jere Odell
Scholarly Communication
October 24,2017
Note: To mark OA Week 2017, we have invited Julie Burchfield, a graduate student in our Department of Library and Information Science, to share a recent analysis of benefits of the institutional repository to faculty authors. Julie also made a related infographic, available from: https://create.piktochart.com/output/25097275-open-access-...
Jere Odell
Scholarly Communication
October 10,2017
Last year I wrote a post comparing ResearchGate with our institutional repository for generating downloads of openly shared manuscripts. In short, the repository beat ResearchGate by 84% in download counts for the works that I have shared on both sites. If I want people to find and read my articles, I’m not wasting my time with ResearchGate.Now,...