Open Access Week is just around the corner! From October 23 – 27, the library will be hosting fun and practical events to celebrate! The theme of this year’s Open Access Week is “Open In Order To ________.” Why do you support Open Access?
Join us in the library computer room this Friday, October 6, noon – 1 PM, for the second installment of our Fall Skills Series in Scholarly Publishing and Communication: Working with NCBI.
Join us in the library computer room this Friday, September 15, noon – 1 PM, for the first of our Fall Skills Series in Scholarly Publishing and Communication: Finding and Evaluating Journals.
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:
Have you viewed your Author Dashboard in your eScholarship@UMMS account? The Author Dashboard is a personalized reporting tool for authors with works published in eScholarship@UMMS. As an author, you can easily access your dashboard to view up-to-date download information for your works, as well as a global readership distribution map and other metrics. This data can be shared or exported. Consider using the Author Dashboard data to enhance your annual evaluation or promotion and tenure package!
UMMS'Journal of Global Radiology (JGR) is pleased to announce that JGR has been accepted into the Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ). DOAJ is the largest and most well-known service for identifying high-quality, peer-reviewed open access research journals and the articles published within them.
NIH released NOT-OD-17-050 on March 24, 2017, regarding citing preprints and other interim research products in applications and progress reports. While the inclusion of preprints and interim research products is not required, NIH encourages investigators to make them publicly available in repositories to speed the dissemination and enhance the rigor of their work.
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!
The Lamar Soutter Library and the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences are pleased to announce that they have developed a new submission and approval process for electronic theses and dissertations at the University of Massachusetts Medical School.
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).