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Lamar Soutter Library Skills Series: Issues in Scholarly Publishing and Communication

Lamar Soutter Library Skills Series: Issues in Scholarly Publishing and Communication

This fall the Lamar Soutter Library will be offering a Skills Series for faculty and students on Issues in Scholarly Publishing and Communication. This series will provide practical guidance on topics such as: 

Fair Use Week 2017

Fair Use Week 2017

February means Fair Use Week! This week of February 20 – 24 marks the tradition of reflecting on and appreciating the importance of the Fair Use doctrine in copyright law.

Come by the library and visit our Fair Use Week display to learn more and to test your Fair Use interpretation skills!

OA Policy Forum Recap

OA Policy Forum Recap

On Wednesday, November 16, Faculty Council and the Lamar Soutter Library hosted an Open Access Policy Forum for the campus. We were joined by panelists Peter Suber, Director of the Harvard Office for Scholarly Communication, and Scott Lapinski, Digital Resources and Services Librarian at the Francis A. Countway Library of Medicine at Harvard Medical School (HMS).

Open Access Policy 2.0 Forum: Join the Conversation!

Open Access Policy 2.0 Forum: Join the Conversation!

On Wednesday, November 16, Faculty Council and the Lamar Soutter Library will host an open forum about the pending UMMS Open Access Policy.

Brown Bag on Data Sharing with LabArchives on Friday, October 28

Brown Bag on Data Sharing with LabArchives on Friday, October 28

Interested in trying out an electronic laboratory notebook system? Want to know how an electronic lab notebook will help you share data and prepare for funder’s data management requirements?

Open Access Info Session on Thursday, October 27

Open Access Info Session on Thursday, October 27

Do you want to learn more about Open Access? Do you have a question about how to make your latest manuscript openly accessible? Do you have a great Open Access story that you can share with us?

Open Access Week 2016: Open Access In Action

Open Access Week 2016: Open Access In Action

OA IconIt’s October, and that means it’s time to celebrate Open Access! Open Access refers to the free, immediate, and unrestricted online availability of scientific and scholarly research. Open Access enables barrier-free access to the results of research, increasing its visibility and impact.  

Message from Elaine Martin regarding important changes to Subscription Databases: Science Citation Index and Journal Citation Reports

Message from Elaine Martin regarding important changes to Subscription Databases: Science Citation Index and Journal Citation Reports

Effective August 2, 2016, the Lamar Soutter Library is cancelling the UMMS subscription to Thomson Reuters’ Science Citation Index (Web of Science) and Journal Citation Reports. In their place, the library has a subscription to the Scopus indexing database and SciVal research analytics tool provided by Elsevier.

What Sci-Hub Does Not Do

What Sci-Hub Does Not Do

The story of Sci-Hub presents a good opportunity to review the gross anatomy of scholarly publishing.

Fair Use Week 2016

Fair Use Week 2016

Happy Fair Use Week  (February 22-26)! It’s time once again to step back and appreciate the importance of the Fair Use doctrine in copyright law. Join us for Copyright in the HUB on Tuesday, February 23, to talk about Fair Use!

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