Category Archives: Publishing

Three Percent

Three Percent http://www.rochester.edu/College/translation/threepercent/ Launched in the summer of 2007, the Three Percent website is designed to be a “destination for readers, editors, and translators interested in finding out about modern and contemporary international literature.” The “three percent” in question refers … Continue reading

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Seven Recipes for Scholarly Publishing

Professor of Experimental Psychology, Juri Allik, offers seven ideas for success in publishing your research. Dr. Allik gives common sense, scholarly advice on increasing the number and quality of your scholarly publications and citations in his article, Seven recipes to … Continue reading

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About Peer Review

What is peer review and why is it important? Created by North Carolina State University Libraries

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Big Mistake

Who made one of the biggest mistakes in publishing history?  Read about this and more in Britain’s Literary Review. Happy Friday!

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More About University Publishing

Hi everyone, Robin Ashford, GFU’s Reference and Distance Services Librarian, tweeted a link to an article from Inside Higher Ed that discusses the changes going on in university publishing and so I thought that I would pass it on to … Continue reading

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Press Directors and Free Access

Several University-Press Directors have endorsed free access to scholarly articles and have the numbers to show why it works.  Read more in Wired Campus, a blog of the Chronicle of Higher Education.

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NYT Reader 2.0

From Robin Ashford, Reference and Distance Services Librarian I watched this short demonstration video of the new Times Reader 2.0.  It is impressive but how many will pay for content? Read more about the Times Reader in the article from … Continue reading

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Scribd

Scribd is a social publishing, document-sharing website where you can read what other people have written or upload your own masterpiece.  Explore by category or popular tags.  Scribd claims to have the largest library of user-generated documents and all of … Continue reading

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Embargo

Embargo is “the period during which the articles published in a periodical are not available in online full-text from a  journal aggregator, usually the most recent one to three years.  Journal publishers have established such periods to prevent libraries from … Continue reading

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High energy physics publishing

Physicists are trying to change academic publishing to an open access system that works for everybody.  Read more in The Chronicle of Higher Education.  And don’t forget, The Chronicle is now available online through the library!

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