ASERL Libraries in Process Community Call: ScholComm Certificates

Please join the ASERL Scholarly Communications interest group as we continue our Libraries in Process community call series on Monday, September 20, 2021, at 11:00 AM Eastern / 10:00 AM Central. The topic of this session is ScholComm Certificate Programs, and we are delighted to hear from three speakers about three different programs. Brad Ost will talk about the SPARC Open Education Leadership Program, Lauren Bellard will share about the Creative Commons Certificate, and Will Cross will speak about the Open Education Network’s Certificate in OER Librarianship. The remainder of the session will be devoted to Q&A with our speakers, and a discussion of other related programs or courses.

The session will held via Zoom:

Do you have any recommendations for future call topics? Are you interested in sharing about your own ScholComm experiences? Please contact Zach Lukemire or Devin Soper to let us know!

Libraries in Process Community Call: Open Access Outreach in 2021

Please join the ASERL Scholarly Communications Interest Group for our latest Libraries in Process community call on Friday, June 4, 2021, at 2:00 Eastern / 1:00 Central. The topic of this discussion is Open Access Outreach in 2021:

  • How do we do outreach about open access now that it has gone mainstream?
  • Now that the large commercial academic publishers have their own communication and business strategies around OA and are reaching authors directly – does that change our strategy and messaging at all?
  • How have the attitudes of authors on our campuses changed? Do they still have misconceptions, and, if so, are they the same or different from those we encountered 5 or 10 years ago?
  • How does the advent of transformative agreements and read and publish deals change our messaging, if at all? What about the growing trend and community of practice around the cancellation of big-deal journal packages?

Camille Thomas, Scholarly Communications Librarian at Florida State, and Darcee Olson, Copyright & Scholarly Communication Policy Director at Louisiana State, will speak to us about these questions and more to generate discussion on this timely topic, so please come open to sharing your questions and experiences!

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Are you interested in sharing about a topic you’re working on? E-mail Zach Lukemire or Devin Soper to coordinate a future Libraries in Process call.

ASERL Scholarly Communications Interest Group Community Call: Libraries In Process

Librarians do a great job of working together to brainstorm new ideas. They have mastered the art of reporting back their successes and sharing their frustrations. But what about the middle? Do we share the process, the works in progress? The ASERL Scholarly Communications Interest Group wants to help you share your Libraries In Process. Our new community call will be a forum for 2-3 librarians and information professionals to share the work they are immersed in and give their peers the chance to provide feedback and advice in the moment.

Our first Libraries In Process call is on a perennial Fall topic, outreach. Join us Friday, October 4 at 2EDT/1CDT to for a conversation on reaching out and garnering interest. Curious about the types of projects you might hear about? The University of Virginia Library is in the middle stages of an ORCID outreach project. Faculty are encouraged to verify their affiliation with the University of Virginia using  a UVA-ORCID Connector web service. The outreach mechanism is personalized invitation letters to UVA authors with known ORCIDs with an embedded link to the Connector service, and a link to an ORCID at UVA information page,

If you’re interested in taking 10 minutes to share your current outreach efforts, how you got there, and your sense of how things are going, reach out to Jason Burton or Ellen Ramsey to sign up to share. Those not sharing, stay on the line. We’ll open the floor for constructive feedback, comments, and questions.

Do you have a scholarly communications topic you’d like to hear discussed? Suggest a topic for a future call by letting Jason Burton or Ellen Ramsey know.

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