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DepositOpen Access publishing as a catalyst for change in scholarly communication: Principles of Library and Information science are essential to its ideology

Open Access (OA) initiatives, movements and policies have had a large impact on scholarly communication publishing and dissemination. This is of particular interest to Library and Information Science, through implementation, ethics and how libraries and librarians engage with the process. Library and Information Science principally concerns itself with the organisation and sharing of information and knowledge, considering the impoteus behind the OA movement in contrast to recent commercial implementation.

DepositChallenges and Solutions in Library and Information Sciences: Formulating a Pharmacy Collection Without a Prescription

Librarians, pharmacists, and scientists encounter diverse challenges relating to knowledge management, the creation, organization, and retrieval of information. This session will highlight current challenges faced in this area by colleagues from across the Academy. Participants will have the opportunity to engage in two roundtable discussions. By the end of the session, participants will be able to describe current challenges faced in Library and Information Science, and bring solutions back to their academic program. These slides include the “Formulating a Pharmacy Collection Without a Prescription” portion of the panel, which discussed the collection development process for a group of non-health science librarians tasked with building a pharmacy library collection for a new school at a traditionally liberal arts institution.

Deposit‘The story of data’: a socio-technical approach to education for the data librarian role in the CityLIS library school at City, University of London

This paper describes a new approach to education for library/information students in data literacy – the principles and practice of data collection, manipulation and management – as a part of the Masters programme in library and information science (CityLIS) at City, University of London.