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The Lilly Family School of Philanthropy and the IUPUI ScholarWorks Advantage

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.]

Updated Oct 28, 2017 by Scholarly Communications Librarian

Three Liberal Arts Departments using IUPUI ScholarWorks: Why Open Access?

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.]

Updated Oct 26, 2017 by Scholarly Communications Librarian

Open Access in the Institutional Repository: Counting the Benefits for the Kelley School of Business – Indianapolis

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-scholarworks. [J.O.]

Updated Oct 24, 2017 by Scholarly Communications Librarian

ResearchGate is Hiding Open Access Articles

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.

Updated Oct 10, 2017 by Scholarly Communications Librarian

Add a Linkout in PubMed to a Free Version of Your Article with IUPUI ScholarWorks

The libraries are proud of the scholarship produced by the IUPUI campus. In fact, with the institutional repository, IUPUI ScholarWorks, we've been working since 2004 to find ways to increase readership for works created by our faculty, staff, and students.
Linkout in PubMed to ScholarWorks

Updated Aug 09, 2017 by Scholarly Communications Librarian

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 Communications Librarian

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 Communications Librarian

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 Communications Librarian

IUPUI Open Access Policy 2016 – A Year in Review

The IUPUI Open Access Policy was adopted by the faculty council on October 7, 2014. Since that day, the University Library Center for Digital Scholarship has been working to promote broad participation while also minimizing the labor for our faculty authors. The policy enables several paths to participation while relying on the Center to bring them altogether and, ultimately, to archive articles in the open access (OA) institutional repository, IUPUI ScholarWorks. Here are a few of the ways that faculty authors can participate in the policy:

Updated Jan 24, 2017 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