Digital Scholarship Blog Posts

Anna Proctor
Digitization
May 23,2014
Here at the Center for Digital Scholarship we have been lucky to work with some very dedicated, creative, and knowledgeable IUPUI students. These students have played a huge part in the building of our collections through scanning, metadata creation, and even digital photography. Let's find out what some past student workers are doing now...
Jere Odell
Scholarly Communications
May 15,2014
Last Fall, September 2013, IUPUI launched an Open Access Publishing Fund. Faculty members that wish to publish an article in a trusted, fully open access journal, may apply to the Fund to support article processing fees. With the average article processing fee hovering at about $1,000, this is a great opportunity for IUPUI authors.As of today, the...
Eric Snajdr
Scientific data
May 9,2014
The American Chemical Society (ACS), “the world’s largest scientific society” (ACS, 2014) is launching an open access journal, ACS Central Science. According to ACS this journal will be the society’s “first completely open access journal and the first highly selective, society-published, pure open access journal to cover the breadth of...
Heather Coates
Data Management
May 1,2014
You already know that the libraries on campus, including University Library, provide you with access to a wealth of information: journals, databases, books, and tools to help you manage information. We also provide instructional support and one-on-one consultations. What you may not know is that we can also help you find data for your senior...
Jenny Johnson
Digitization
April 25,2014
If you are a scholar who is on the fence about whether or not to get on the Open Access bandwagon, then consider this: It's your ethical duty as a researcher to share your research. As authors John Willinsky and Juan Pablo Alperin explain in their article, "The Academic Ethics of Open Access to Research and Scholarship,"The ethics of access have...
Ted Polley
Journal publishing
April 25,2014
On April 11th, members of the Digital Scholarship Team presented initial work in analyzing the text of the Indianapolis Recorder at IUPUI Research Day. The Indianapolis Recorder is one of the nation’s oldest and most prominent African American newspapers, and the University Library has a digitized collection covering the vast majority of issues...
Jere Odell
Scholarly Communications
April 18,2014
PiccoloNamek,http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Baldie.jpgIn a recent interview with Peter Suber, Harvard Library noted that the university received 23 copyright takedown notices from Elsevier last year. Authors had uploaded the publisher's final PDFs to the university's websites. These were not library websites and not Harvard's repository DASH,...
Kristi Palmer
Digital Scholarship
April 17,2014
In 2007 IUPUI University Library partnered with the IUPUI Graduate Office to begin providing open access to students’ theses and dissertations.  In our promotional activities we focused on the benefits to students.  Their scholarship is:freely accessible and easily found by potential employers and other scholars.archived and maintained...
Eric Snajdr
Scientific data
April 11,2014
Spring is in the air in Indianapolis, a perfect time to turn our attention to the exciting changes in wildlife that this time of year brings.  And, with spring comes the annual influx of migratory birds.  Amazingly, some of these bird species return to our state from tropical wintering grounds as far away as the South American continent...
Jere Odell
Scholarly Communications
April 4,2014
The first quarter of this year has been a good one for IUPUIScholarWorks. While upgrading our version of DSpace, we also rebuilt our community list on the home page. Currently, thirteen IUPUI schools have collections in ScholarWorks. (We hope that the few remaining schools will create collections before the end of the year.) While making...