Category Archives: Tips

Summary of Survey Results: Copyright Practices in Canadian Institutional Repositories

Our final blog post contributed alongside the Scholarly Communications SkillShare event this past spring reports on findings from a survey members of the COPPUL Scholarly Communications Working Group (SCWG) conducted back in 2016 on copyright practices in Canadian institutional repositories. While originally intended for publication, and presentation at the ABC Copyright Conference in 2020, life […]
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Open Access Week 2020

No in-person events at your Library this term? No problem! This year’s Open Access Week theme is “Open with Purpose: Taking Action to Build Structural Equity and Inclusion.” In a post announcing the theme, SPARC’s Nick Shockey emphasized that “organizers are encouraged to host discussions and take action around this year’s theme whenever is most […]
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Tips for Living Openly: Publish in Open Access Journals

This is the first of a series of monthly posts about ways that those of us working in libraries can support open access (OA) to research. The first tip is to publish library and information science (LIS) research in OA journals. Based on an analysis of a list of LIS journals compiled by the Centre for Evidence […]
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