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This is a proposal for a concept called PiePlate, a digital icon to displays the current state of peer-review facets that have been assessed on a research paper. The “peer-reviewed” stamp often serves as a crude quality filter, offering only the binary option of peer-reviewed and not peer-reviewed. PiePlate would give readers more peer rev…[Read more]
Luis Ernesto Paz Enrique deposited PROCESINF:Oferta de información para la documentación audiovisual en televisoras locales in the group Library & Information Science on Humanities Commons 1 month, 1 week ago
El diseño de ofertas de información centradas en el usuario favorece la satisfacción de los mismos. Se identificó que en los canales de televisión locales se realiza un incorrecto tratamiento de la documentación audiovisual, fundamentalmente por la carencia de personal especializado. Se plantean como objetivos del estudio: 1) diagnosticar las n…[Read more]
Luis Ernesto Paz Enrique deposited The role of audiovisual production researcher in the treatment of audiovisual documentation in the group Library & Information Science on Humanities Commons 1 month, 1 week ago
The roles in the treatment of audiovisual documentation have a great variety of denominations. Among the most common are Production Researcher, TV Researcher, Film Researcher, Program Researcher and Video Librarian. Although the names vary, the functions are limited to the processing, storage, custody and dissemination of audiovisual collections.…[Read more]
The current mechanisms by which scholars and their work are evaluated across higher education are unsustainable and, we argue, increasingly corrosive. Relying on a limited set of proxy measures, current systems of evaluation fail to recognize and reward the many dependencies upon which a healthy scholarly ecosystem relies. Drawing on the work of…[Read more]
HuMetricsHSS strives to cultivate an academy that’s inclusive, open, collaborative, collegial, and generous. A scholarly life well-lived does not allow harassment in any form. This code of conduct governs the environment of our meetings, workshops, interactions, and communications, and exists to remind us of our values as we interact with others.
This chapter explores how certain forms of academic publishing—especially scholar-led, community-owned, open-access platforms and presses—might enable better forms of institutional life conducive to personal flourishing and the increase of public knowledge (and to lubricating the important connection between the two), especially at a time when the…[Read more]
In the 40 years since Stanford and Yale undertook the first large scale preservation assessments of library collections, American library collections and responsibilities have grown dramatically, even as funding has failed to keep pace. Evaluating the condition and needs of collections remains essential to preserving collections for current and…[Read more]
50 years after Frazer Poole was named the first Preservation Librarian at the Library of Congress, Preservation Librarianship is a small but mature field in research libraries. Since Poole began his work, the core responsibilities of the position, namely to ensure enduring access to collections acquired and held by libraries, remain essentially…[Read more]
Luis Ernesto Paz Enrique deposited Sistema de Superación de las Televisiones Locales para potenciar el Proyecto de Desarrollo Local. Sistematización de Experiencias in the group Library & Information Science on Humanities Commons 2 months, 3 weeks ago
El libro aborda los principales resultados y características del proyecto científico: Sistema de Superación de las Televisiones Locales para Potenciar el Proyecto de desarrollo Local, cuyo objetivo se enfoca en el municipio de Caibarién. El territorio se selecciona debido a que cuenta con un canal local y en el mismo se implementa el Programa Nac…[Read more]
China is one of the few countries worldwide to have had a relatively sophisticated, unbroken tradition of library classification for nearly two thousand years (Zhang, 2003). This may be considered a crowning achievement in the history of library and information services; yet paradoxically, China’s adherence to its literary traditions led to s…[Read more]
Nashieli Marcano started the topic CFP: ACRL Digital Scholarship Section: Digital Collections Lightning Talks in the discussion Library & Information Science on Humanities Commons 3 months, 2 weeks ago
The Association of College & Research Libraries DSS Digital Collections Discussion Group will be hosting two meetings during March and April 2021. Specific dates and times will be determined based on the schedules of the co-conveners and presenters. The meetings will feature lightning talks (10-15 minutes for presentations + 5 minutes for…[Read more]
Molly Des Jardin deposited Building a Japanese Manga Collection for Non-Traditional Patrons in an Academic Library in the group Library & Information Science on Humanities Commons 4 months, 2 weeks ago
This chapter describes how the Penn Libraries began collecting Japanese- and Korean-language comics, focusing largely on manga from Japan aimed at engaging language students and instructors with Japanese library materials. These patrons are a non-traditional demographic typically not targeted by Japanese-language collecting in academic libraries.…[Read more]
A bibliography of art music composed in response to Hurricane Katrina from 2005-2015.
Samuel Moore deposited Individuation through infrastructure: Get Full Text Research, data extraction and the academic publishing oligopoly in the group Library & Information Science on Humanities Commons 6 months ago
This article explores the recent turn within academic publishing towards ‘seamless access’, an approach to content provision that ensures users do not have to continually authenticate in order to access journal content. Through a critical exploration of Get Full Text Research, a service developed collaboratively by five of the world’s largest aca…[Read more]
Librarians are well aware, as are many faculty, of the intricate relationships between digital humanities (DH) and literacies—information literacy, visual literacy, digital literacy, data literacy, and the like. Scholarship centered on this intersection is spread across books and journals in numerous disciplines, however. Because of this broad r…[Read more]
Hélène Huet deposited Assessing an Academic Library’s Marketing Strategies to Promote Subject Specialists: A Mixed Methods Approach in the group Library & Information Science on Humanities Commons 6 months, 1 week ago
The purpose of this study is to analyze the effectiveness of an academic library’s public relations (PR) and marketing strategies designed to promote library subject specialists to undergraduate students. One of the core issues librarians face is that many students do not necessarily know what a librarian does, nor how they can help them. To r…[Read more]
Hélène Huet deposited Team Up: Collaborating with Public Relations Students to Promote Library Subject Specialists in the group Library & Information Science on Humanities Commons 6 months, 1 week ago
Learn about the successes and challenges experienced by the University of Florida Libraries when they became a client for a public relations campaigns course, and tasked students with developing a campaign that focused on not the physical library space, but on the role of librarians as a valuable student resource.
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