In this video, European Studies and Digital Scholarship Librarian Ian Goodale talks about working with UT faculty and LBJ Library collections to build a website about the 1968 Czech revolt known as the Prague Spring. The full collection of the primary documents are available on Texas ScholarWorks.
As part of our “Year of Open,” UT Libraries hosted CNI Executive Director Clifford Lynch for a public presentation. Titled “Evolving Scholarly Practice and the New Challenges for Scholarly Communications, ” Dr. Lynch discussed multiple topics pertaining to digital scholarship, including data management, digital curation, research replication, and data packaging. He also held a special meeting with UT Librarians to discuss these topics in more depth. Learn more about Clifford Lynch.
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Science has just published a short news story about public access policies at federal agencies. They have a really nice chart showing U.S. science agencies, their budgets, their model of dissemination of research articles, estimated # of articles per year, and when the policy starts.
For the full news article: http://news.sciencemag.org/policy/2015/04/u-s-agencies-fall-line-public-access
The Fair Access to Science and Technology Research (FASTR) bill has been reintroduced with bipartisan support. One difference between FASTR and the White House memo of a couple years ago, is that FASTR requires an electronic copy of a journal article resulting from publicly-funded research to be made available within six months of publication.