Association of Research Libraries (ARL) program director for SHARE, Judy Ruttenberg, recently talked with journalist Richard Poynder for his Open Access Interviews series. Poynder begins, “When the open access movement began it was focused on solving two problems—the affordability problem …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.
The May/June 2017 issue of D-Lib Magazine includes an article on SHARE’s schema-agnostic approach to aggregating diverse and distributed metadata about scholarship in order to facilitate discovery and innovation. This issue of D-Lib is devoted to projects related to the …continue reading.
The Library of Congress recently published a guest post on The Signal blog by Megan Potterbusch, ARL’s National Digital Stewardship resident: “Open Science Framework: Meeting Researchers Where They Are.” In the blog post, Potterbusch describes how the Open Science Framework, a free …continue reading.
ARL visiting program officer Cynthia Hudson-Vitale recently contributed a post on the Crossref blog about how SHARE uses metadata from Crossref and what future Crossref functionality would be useful for SHARE. Crossref is a not-for-profit membership organization for scholarly publishing, working to …continue reading.
The December 2016 issue of College & Research Libraries News features an article by SHARE co-lead Judy Ruttenberg that highlights SHARE’s role in supporting two recent developments in research and scholarship: (1) sharing research findings faster through discipline-based preprint services and (2) elevating contextual …continue reading.
Library Journal‘s Open Access in Action series released on June 30, 2016, a video interview of Judy Ruttenberg, Association of Research Libraries program director for SHARE, talking with Gary Price, editor of infoDOCKET. The interview covers the evolution of SHARE, including its …continue reading.
In his May 31, 2016, Library Journal article, “Green OA and the Interoperability of Institutional Repositories,” John Parsons interviews Association of Research Libraries program director Judy Ruttenberg about how SHARE is “mapping the metadata muddle” to facilitate finding related research across repositories. …continue reading.
There has been a lively discussion on the American Library Association SCHOLCOMM Discussion List in the the past few weeks about how higher education institutions are handling electronic deposit of theses and dissertations—namely, whether graduating students are required to submit …continue reading.
An open access journal, Matters, was launched in November with the intention of raising the integrity and speed of scientific publishing by accepting single observations rather than full stories. The “Why Matters” page on the journal’s website reads, “Observations, not …continue reading.