As researchers and librarians, we have certainly had the experience of running into a paywall.
We have been searching for information in the databases for ages with little luck, when we think of just the right keywords and come across an article that seems to be precisely what we have been looking for. We click on [...]
Last week the UT Arlington Libraries Access & Discovery staff received an email from SerialsSolutions, relaying the news that Web of Science would no longer be indexed in Summon, our discovery service. This post provides a bit of background to and opinions about that announcement.
During the Charleston Conference, an annual conference aimed at those in [...]
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Recently the AHA (American Historical Association) released a Statement on Policies Regarding the Embargoing of Completed History PhD Dissertations. This position sparked quite a bit of discussion, on ETDs and embargoes as well as on larger issue around Open Access, Scholarly Communication, and tenure.
Below we have gathered selected quotes from a variety of responses, with [...]
In Summer of 2013, the Libraries at UT Arlington underwent a reorganization. During this reorganization, a new Department of Scholarly Communications was created. Right now this department consists of a Digital Humanities Librarians and a Data and E-Science librarian.
This blog will discuss scholarly communication issues in a broad sense and as they specifically relate to [...]