The Association of Research Libraries (ARL) has released a toolkit to support the deep engagement of librarians in the creation and management of digital scholarship. Developed by Megan Potterbusch, the toolkit is the outcome of Potterbusch’s yearlong National Digital Stewardship Residency (NDSR) hosted by …continue reading.
In This Issue Matthew Harp, Joanne Paterson Named Visiting Program Officers for SHARE Humanities Project Center for Open Science Launches New Preprint Services, Thesis Commons Metadata 2020 Collaboration to Advocate for Better Data about Research SHARE on the Road Learn …continue reading.
The Association of Research Libraries (ARL) has appointed Matthew Harp and Joanne Paterson as visiting program officers for a SHARE project to help make online, scholarly works in the humanities more findable and usable, sparking further discovery and learning. Digital humanities scholarship …continue reading.
Last month the Center for Open Science (COS) announced two major developments of interest to our communities. The OSF Preprints platform, powered by SHARE, added six new preprint services to accelerate dissemination of research: INA-Rxiv, the preprint server of Indonesia; LISSA, …continue reading.
Individuals from around the world have joined forces to form Metadata 2020, a collaboration that advocates for richer, connected, and reusable metadata describing all research outputs. Why? Richer metadata fuels discoverability and innovation. Connected metadata bridges gaps between systems and communities. Reusable metadata …continue reading.
In This Issue In Service of Digital Stewardship: Collaborating with Researchers and Building Trust Recommendations for Curating Digital Commons Metadata for SHARE NEH Awards ARL Grant to Integrate Digital Humanities into Scholarly Web with SHARE Open Access Platforms Are Key …continue reading.
Megan Potterbusch is a National Digital Stewardship Resident (NDSR) at the Association of Research Libraries for 2016–2017. Her NDSR project involves integrating digital stewardship—defined as the convergence of scholarly communication, collection development, and long-term preservation, access, and use—into the scholarly …continue reading.
It has been almost a month since the news broke that international for-profit publisher Elsevier purchased open-access-publishing software company bepress. By now the immediate shock is waning and institutions are considering the implications of what that takeover means for their …continue reading.
SHARE representatives and enthusiasts continue to spread the word about uses for SHARE’s free, open, data set that describes and links to research and scholarly activities of all kinds. Check out the events below. Members of the SHARE team would love …continue reading.
The Association of Research Libraries (ARL) wrote the following letter to the Chronicle of Higher Education, which published it today, August 21, 2017. To the Editor: Your article, “Elsevier Is Becoming a Data Company. Should Universities Be Wary?” (Chronicle, August 7), …continue reading.