Category Archives: publishers

Walking the Walk: Starting Up and Cultivating Two Open Access Journals in LIS

Joe Kraus and I gave a presentation at the recent Electronic Resources & Libraries conference. We had great audience participation and really enjoyed talking to attendees about impetus and workflow issues. Here are our slides from the presentation: Walking the … Continue reading

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perpetual pipe dream

let’s say your library subscribes to an e-journal package through a licensing consortium, a package that is licensed to grant perpetual access to the journal issues published during the time you are subscribed — that means you own the content … Continue reading

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a missed branding opportunity

when a researcher is in literature review mode, she is downloading tens of documents at a time to read later. the usual organizational scheme at the beginning of a research project -for me at least- is to save all those … Continue reading

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Australasian Journal of Bone and Joint Medicine

for more about this, see http://atdotde.blogspot.com/2009/05/more-quality-journals-by-elsevier.html. a wink and a nod to eagledawg for her advice on this comic.

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a gift for you

what does one geek get another geek for a holiday gift?  a customized opml file. an opml file is a bunch of rss feeds all crammed into one file.  you load an opml file into your blog feedreader and, bam, … Continue reading

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