What's New Tuesday, 19 September 2017

For news about CAUL and its activities, and those external to, but of immediate interest to CAUL, see the link to News and Events.  This page is for additional news about higher education and research, nationally and internationally, and the world of libraries in higher education and their wider environment.

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  • 2017 October 5 ZOOM Webinar 12pm – 1:30pm AEST 21st Century Academic: Smart, Savvy and Social II. Organised by QULOC (Queensland University Libraries Office of Cooperation). View the program for the first workshop helf in February 2017: https://github.com/weaverbel/21CAsss/blob/master/21cass.md. Register for the October webinar here
8 September, 2017
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  • Yano, B. (2017). Connect OER Annual Report, 2016-2017. "Connect OER is a platform to share and discover information about Open Educational Resources (OER) activities at campuses across North America."  Washington, DC: SPARC. (US)
  • 2017 October 19 Canberra Digital Directions 2017 'The User Experience'. Organised by the National Film & Sound Archive of Australia, National Archives of Australia (NAA) and National Library of Australia (NLA) https://www.nfsa.gov.au/about/our-mission/digital-directions-2017
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  • The Australian Research Council have announced that Clarivate analytics will be the citation provider for the 2018 Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA). This is the fourth full round of ERA, with previous rounds in 2010, 2012 and 2015.
  • Never OK is a student led campaign against sexual harassment and assault. We believe everyone has the right to live, study and work in a safe and supportive environment and that sexual harassment and assault is Never OK.  Australian Students Association et al.  (AU)
  • Expressions of interest requested by 25 August.  Libraries Australia Document Delivery Futures Group (LADD Futures Group).  The term of the Group and its members will be 1 September 2017 to 30 June 2018.  National Library of Australia.  (AU)
21 August, 2017
  • Australia’s Science Channel ... operated and developed by The Royal Institution of Australia Inc., an independent charity and unique national science hub promoting public awareness and understanding of science. (AU)
18 August, 2017
  • 2017 Employment Projections [Employment projections for the five years to May 2022].  Labour Market Information Portal.  Australian Government Department of Employment.  (AU)
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  • CAUDIT 2017 Top Ten Topics.  The Council of Australasian University Directors of Information Technology (CAUDIT) (AU)
    This list is a practical tool that identifies significant challenges and opportunities. The Top Ten booklet encourages conversations about transformative technology and related topics that serve the competitive advantage of individual institutions, and benefit the higher education and research sectors as a whole. 
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  • Dryad is a nonprofit repository for data underlying the international scientific and medical literature.  North Carolina State University (US)
  • DANS: the Netherlands Institute for Permanent Access to Digital Research Resources. (NL)
  • Initiative for Open Citations (I4OC) "has a bold ambition: for 100% of citation data to be freely available for re-use. And so far this collaboration between publishers, researchers and other stakeholders is proving to be well on the way to achieving that goal."  OASPA (Open Access Scholarly Publishers Association) (NL)
    • "subscription-access and open-access publishers have recently made the decision to release reference list metadata publicly"
12 July, 2017
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  • National Survey of Research Commercialisation - data collection on how the publicly funded research system collaborates with industry to transfer knowledge and commercialise research.  Department of Industry, Innovation and Science. (AU)
  • Scholarly Communications Licence.  "PA members are deeply concerned about a proposal from a scholarly communications working group to introduce a new model licence within HEIs."  The Publishers Association (UK)
    • Key Publisher Concerns with the SCL.  Steering Group response. Responses to recent concerns raised by the Publishers' Association about plans to introduce a model open access policy for UK Higher Education Institutions in order to simplify the complex funder and publisher policy environment currently experienced by UK academics. Chris Banks, Director of Library Services, Imperial College London. 30 June 2017 (UK)
10 July, 2017
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  • The Journal Blacklist.  Cabell's International (US)  "Since its founding almost 40 years ago, Cabells has expanded its services to include both a journal whitelist and blacklist, manuscript preparation tools, and a suite of powerful metrics to help its users find the right journals, no matter what stage of their career. (US)
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  • NSLA Cost of Copyright Compliance Toolkit.  ....to accurately calculate the costs associated with undertaking copyright compliance in libraries, in order to build a strategic case for copyright reform.  National & State Libraries Australasia.  (AU)

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