But it's Your Article ... You Have the Right to Share

Have you ever posted a published journal article to a lab website, ResearchGate, or Academia.edu? If so, there's a chance that you'll be receiving a copyright takedown notice in the future. Most subscription journals require authors to sign exclusive rights over to the publisher; so, even if you're the author and the publisher didn't pay you to write it, you don't own it.

Updated Jun 15, 2017 by Scholarly Communication Librarian

IUPUI University Library Receives Grant to Establish 3D Digital Archiving Standards

INDIANAPOLIS—LYRASIS, a nonprofit membership organization that supports information professionals, has awarded the Center for Digital Scholarship at the Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) University Library a grant of $29,500. This grant was awarded to further the standardization of 3D digital archiving.

Updated Jul 25, 2018 by Webmaster


Unpaywall: Find legal freely available copies of articles otherwise locked behind paywalls.

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See the article in the Chronicle of Higher Educationhttp://www.chronicle.com/article/How-a-Browser-Extension-Could/239714

Updated May 17, 2017 by Webmaster

Watching Open Access Grow Greener at IUPUI

Green open access (OA) is the practice of providing free access to a scholarly work on a website with no paywalls. Ideally, the authors of these green OA works observe the terms of copyright policies while also depositing items in a library-supported institutional repository or a not-for-profit subject repository. When authors do this, it's called "self-archiving."

Updated Apr 24, 2017 by Scholarly Communication Librarian

Jenny Johnson of the IUPUI University Library named a ‘Mover & Shaker’ by Library Journal

Indianapolis—The national publication Library Journal has named Jenny Johnson, Digital Scholarship Outreach Librarian at the IUPUI University Library, to their 2017 “Movers & Shakers” list.  Johnson, selected as one of the top digital developers in the library industry, joined 51 other librarians from across the country on this prestigious list.

Updated Jul 25, 2018 by Webmaster

renku by the IUPUI University Library Center for Digital Scholarship

Here the Center writes
renku, person by person
don't over think it

Partner by Partner
Collections are created
Open to the world

Scholarship online
build collections...connections

Access to culture
Sharing of experience
Creates connection

Metadata good
Easy access to items
digitize your stuff!

Connecting people
to new discovery
knowledge creation

Cultural archives
Potentially discarded
New, not obsolete

Publish digital

Updated Feb 24, 2017 by Interim Dean

IUPUI Open Access Publishing Funds Available for Faculty Authors

Did you know that more than 13% of IUPUI’s journals articles were published in open access journals in 2016? 

Updated Feb 17, 2017 by Scholarly Communication Librarian