Monthly Archives: May 2011

Instructions for group journal (May 19 exercise)

Here are the instructions for May 19 lab exercise to create a group journal. from the post announcing the class OJS Journals Space: Thanks to Bronwen Sprout of UBC Library for creating 7 new journals for the course OJS Journals … Continue reading

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Scholarly Journal Publishing in Canada 2010-11 Report

The Canadian Association of Learned Journals (CALJ) has published their 2010-11 Report, downloadable from the CALJ website Recommended reading for the May 19 class. Thanks to Peter Suber via the Open Access Tracking Project.

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A nightmare scenario for higher education

This post from Scholarly Communications at Duke suggests to me that the Georgia State University case is much more similar to the Access Copyright tariff nightmare than I had thought.  Just started an Access Copyright: NOT a member facebook page … Continue reading

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Powerpoint presentations and other notes from May 12 class

Heather Morrison’s powerpoint May 12, 2011 http://blogs.ubc.ca/scholcomm2011/files/2011/05/May-12-LIBR-559L1.pdf Hilde Colenbrander’s presentation http://blogs.ubc.ca/scholcomm2011/files/2011/05/LIBR559L_2011_cIRcle_Presentation.pptx Student activism links A question came up in class about student activism. Some resources to help with this: Right to Research Coalition http://www.righttoresearch.org/ Make Textbooks Affordable – Student PIRGS … Continue reading

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Topics in Scholarly Communication (Course OJS Journals Space)

Thanks to Bronwen Sprout of UBC Library for creating 7 new journals for the course OJS Journals Space, available at http://tsc.library.ubc.ca/ Also at this space are the practice journals created by a previous class.

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