What is ORCID? from ORCID on Vimeo. From https://members.orcid.org/outreach-resources ORCID iDs ensure you get credit for ALL of your work! Do you worry about getting credit for your research because your name is common or you have publications under multiple aliases? Do you struggle to keep track of all of your research outputs? Are you Read More
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Digital Scholarship: About ORCID
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Digital Scholarship: October is for Open Access!
Have you been keeping up with Open Access? Start with Barbara Fister’s August article The Acceleration of Open Access. She points to the new preprint servers making open access available, including SocArXiv, MLA Commons and the new (coming soon!) Humanities Commons. See what’s the buzz about Sci Hub in this article, The Current System of Read More
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Digital Scholarship: Piles of Books!
This is the time of the semester, the reading is piling up. But, let us tempt you to take time to read for pleasure. Check out the CUA Popular Reading Collection! Consider these thoughts; “Last year, the average American over 15 years old spent around 3 hours watching television every day. In contrast, only 15 Read More
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Digital Scholarship: Citation Needed
“Cite your sources.” Never have we needed this exhortation more. We won’t make the case here again (because we have before!) Digital scholars use digital tools – use a reference manager as you research and write. CUA Libraries provide RefWorks and EndNote Online for researchers, but there are other products. For help getting started with Read More
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Digital Scholarship: Created at CUA
Where do you preserve your digital scholarship? If you publish in journals, you may be using ResearchGate or Academia.Edu to share your publications. Is this a long-term solution? Maybe not. Are you working on a conference paper or poster? Save them at your institution’s open access repository. From A social networking site is not an open access Read More
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Digital Scholarship: State of Mind
As a new academic year begins – how’s your glass? Half full? Half empty? We are excited to have students and faculty teeming back into the library as the school year begins on campus. We work with students of all ages at a university. Gen-Xer’s and Millennials make us look at life from their point Read More
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Physics Library Permanently Closed
The Physics Library in Hannan Hall has permanently closed, and its collections are being transferred to Mullen Library. If you need assistance with library research in physics, contact the library liaison for physics, Kim Hoffman, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Digital Scholarship: Knowledge is Power
If “knowledge is power” as attributed to Francis Bacon , the job of an academic library may be as David Lankes says: “These libraries are already part of a culture and community dedicated to learning and founded on the principles of knowledge creation through conversation. Textbooks, journals, symposia, and lectures are all conversations. They may be Read More
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Digital Scholarship: What’s Next?
Call it being curious. Call it being proactive. Call it being engaged. Maybe it is just human to look to the future. Here are some reports from 2015 and 2016 that give us clues to what the future of learning and libraries may look like. Libraries & Learning 2016 ALA State of America’s Libraries Report Read More
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Digital Scholarship: Rest Promotes Productivity!
Finishing up our reading theme for June, we remind you to read, perchance, to dream! Lin-Manuel Miranda: It’s ‘No Accident’ Hamilton Came To Me On Vacation “The moment my brain got a moment’s rest, ‘Hamilton’ walked into it.” In his award-winning musical “Hamilton,” Lin-Manuel Miranda makes the case that if Treasury Secretary Alexander Hamilton had Read More
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