What was New 2010 Sunday, 13 February 2011

28 December, 2010
  • The Lib-Value (Value, Outcomes, and Return on Investment of Academic Libraries) project is conducting research on value and ROI in academic libraries and developing a set of tested methodologies and tools to help academic librarians measure which products and services provide the most value to the university community and best support the university’s mission and goals.  Lib-Value is a collaboration between the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Libraries, and the Association of Research Libraries.  (US) 
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  • Submission Fees - A tool in the transition to open access? Summary Of Report To Knowledge Exchange. This report summarises the findings of a study commissioned by Knowledge Exchange and conducted by Mark Ware Consulting, investigating the feasibility of submission fees in open access journals and the issues arising. March 2010 (UK)
4 December, 2010
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  • Collaborative Research Networks (CRN).  CRN will encourage less research-intensive smaller and regional higher education institutions to develop their research capacity and adapt to a research system driven more strongly by performance outcomes by teaming up with other institutions in areas of common interest. The intention is that all participants in a collaborative network will benefit from the partnership, with flow-on effects for the research and innovation system as a whole.   Closing date for the submission of full CRN applications from eligible institutions 03/12/2010. The Department of Innovation, Industry, Science and Research (AU)
  • CARPET: Community for Academic Reviewing, Publishing and Editorial Technology.  Supported by the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft the CARPET project aims to support the efficient use of electronic tools and services for scientific publishing. (DE)
  • Give 'em What They Want: Patron-Driven Collection Development.  Authors: Karen S. Fischer, University of Iowa, et al  Annual Charleston Conference: Issues in Book and Serial Acquisition, 2010. (US)
  • ISBNs and E-books: The Ongoing Dilemma.  By Erik Christopher.  November 2, 2010  Publishing Perspectives (a project of the German Book Office, a subsidiary of the Frankfurt Book Fair) (DE)
1 December, 2010
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  • EOD eBooks.  "European books available as eBooks on request and for a reasonable price."  From May 2009 until April 2013, EOD will be co-financed by the EC under the Culture Programme. (EU)
  • Data Management Bibliography.  Compiled by Meriel Patrick, Sudamih Project, Oxford University Computing Services (UK)
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  • The Names Project is working to uniquely identify individuals and institutions involved in research in higher education in the United Kingdom - funded by JISC as part of the Information Environment Programme's Shared Infrastructure Services Strand. It is a collaboration between Mimas and the British Library.  (UK)
5 November, 2010
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  • ERA 2012.  Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA) Initiative.  The Minister for Innovation, Industry, Science and Research, the Hon Senator Kim Carr, announced on 25 October 2010 that another round of ERA is scheduled for 2012. (AU)
  • Neuroscience Peer Review Consortium - an alliance of neuroscience journals that have agreed to accept manuscript reviews from other members of the Consortium.  International Neuroinformatics Coordinating Facility (SE)
  • Digital Records Preservation - Where to start guide.  Produced by ISO TC 46/SC 11/WG 7 – the ISO working group responsible for Records Management Digital Records Preservation. October 2010 (CH)
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  • The Study of Open Access Publishing (SOAPs) is a two-year project, funded by the European Commission under FP7 (Seventh Framework Programme > Capacities > Science in Society). This project .... is co-ordinated by CERN, the European Organization for Nuclear Research.  The SOAP consortium represents key stakeholders such as publishers (BioMed Central Ltd (BMC), Sage Publications Ltd (SAGE) UK and Springer Science+Business Media Deutschland GmbH (SSBM)), funding agencies (Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC) UK), libraries (Max Planck Digital Library of the Max Planck Society) etc (EU)
23 October, 2010
  • OA Answers - links lead to statements which should answer some of the questions you might have about Open Access (OA) and related issues of scholarly change. Research Communications Strategy (Funded by JISC to investigate strategic issues in research communications) (UK)
22 October, 2010
21 October, 2010
  • JISC Scholarly Communication Action Handbook.  This Scholarly Communications Action Handbook and related documents have been prepared by a team led by Curtis+Cartwright Consulting Ltd (in conjunction with Professor Charles Oppenheim and Ms Naomi Korn) on behalf of the JISC Scholarly Communications Working Group.  (UK)
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  • OCLC Webinars - inventory of webinars, or recorded online meetings or presentations with OCLC Research staff. OCLC Online Computer Library Center, Inc. (US)
2 September, 2010
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  • Abandoning an Experiment [the closure of Rice University Press] [by] Scott Jaschik. Inside Higher Ed, August 20, 2010 (US)
17 August, 2010
  • Seeking Evidence of Impact.  EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative (ELI) (US)
    • On August 3, the EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative (ELI) launched a new program to explore ways of gathering and collecting evidence of the impact of our innovations and current practices.
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14 May, 2010
  • The GBS Makes for Angry Neighbors.  The Open Book Alliance released a comprehensive analysis that details how the proposed Google Books Settlement violates international laws and treaties. (US)
13 May, 2010
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15 April, 2010
  • Structural Adjustment Fund(SAF).  A draft legislative instrument amending the Other Grants Guidelines (Education) 2008 made under the Higher Education Support Act 2003 and draft program guidelines for the Structural Adjustment Fund have been released for comment by key stakeholders.  DEEWR (The Department of Education, Employment and Workplace Relations) (AU)
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  • The Horizon Report: 2010 edition: collaboration between The New Media Consortium and the EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative An EDUCAUSE Program. Johnson, L., Levine, A., Smith, R., & Stone, S. (2010). Austin, Texas: The New Media Consortium. ISBN 978-0-9825334-3-7 (US)
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  • JISC ITT: Strategic Content Alliance: Digipedia from Prototype to Pilot Service. [The prototype aimed to link authoritative information resources on the management of the digital content life-cycle and produce a plain English narrative which can be text mined and provide an innovative browse mechanism to enable resource discovery for a broad audience.] The deadline for proposals is 12 noon UK time on 5 February 2010. Joint Information Systems Committee (UK)
4 January, 2010