Digital Scholarship Blog Posts

Jere Odell
Scholarly Communications
August 9,2017
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.Among other works, the repository now provides open access to more than 4,400 scholarly...
Jere Odell
Scholarly Communications
June 15,2017
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...
Jere Odell
Scholarly Communications
April 24,2017
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...
Kristi Palmer
Digital Scholarship
February 24,2017
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Jere Odell
Scholarly Communications
February 17,2017
Did you know that more than 13% of IUPUI’s journals articles were published in open access journals in 2016?  Most of these articles required an article processing charge (APC) after peer review and acceptance and most were supported by research grants. Not every author, however, has access to grant funding. This means that sometimes an...
Jere Odell
Scholarly Communications
January 24,2017
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...
Ted Polley, MLIS
Journal publishing
October 28,2016
At the close of OA week, I want to mention a new open repository specifically dedicated to the social sciences, SocArXiv, which launched this past July. This project comes from a partnership between the Center for Open Science and the University of Maryland, who call attention to the need for a pre-print repository in the social sciences by...
October 28,2016
In September, Caitlin Pike and I attended the 3rd Annual Conference on Arts & Humanities (ICOAH) where we spoke about IUPUI’s Open Access (OA) Policy. The conference is organized by The International Institute of Knowledge Management (TIIKM), which is based in Sri Lanka, and its academic partners included Concordia University, Montréal,...
Andy Smith
Digital Scholarship Technologies
October 27,2016
The International Image Interoperability Framework (IIIF – pronounced “triple-I-F”) has as one of its primary goals to provide scholars and researchers open access to the ever growing collection of digital image repositories around the world.Why? For the most part, today's image repositories are like silos storing images as corn in the corn bin....
Jere Odell
Scholarly Communications
October 27,2016
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?Sadly, these are not easy questions to answer. The most thorough...