17.123 new on WWW: Scholar-Based Innovations in Publishing

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Date: Tue Jun 24 2003 - 14:00:33 EDT

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                   Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 17, No. 123.
           Centre for Computing in the Humanities, King's College London
                         Submit to: humanist@princeton.edu

             Date: Tue, 24 Jun 2003 18:54:54 +0100
             From: Gerry Mckiernan <gerrymck@IASTATE.EDU>
             Subject: Scholar-Based Innovations in Publishing

                     _Scholar-Based Innovations in Publishing_

         I am pleased to announce the availability of a most 'exciting'
    [:-)] PowerPoint presentation prepared for the ALCTS Scholarly
    Communications Discussion Group meeting at ALA Toronto on Monday, June 23,
    2003 at the Metro Toronto Convention Center.

         The revised presentation is available at:

         [ http://www.public.iastate.edu/~gerrymck/ScholarBased.ppt ]

    In recent years, a number of innovations have emerged that seek to provide
    sustainable alternatives to the predominant publishing paradigm. In this
    presentation, a variety of initiatives that exploit the inherent potential
    of the Web and other digital environments to offer open and enhanced access
    to the personal and collective scholarship of individuals, organizations,
    and nations will be profiled.

        In its concluding section, the presentation focuses on the two major
    discipline-based repositories for library and information science
    scholarship,_ DLIST Archive: Digital Library of Information Science and
    Technology_ (http://dlist.sir.arizona.edu/) and _E-LIS_
    (http://eprints.rclis.org/ ), "an electronic open access archive for
    scientific or technical documents, published or unpublished, in
    Librarianship, Information Science and Technology, and related application

         To expedite the adoption and further development of scholar-based
    innovations in publishing, librarians and other information specialists are
    encouraged to 'Lead By Example' by depositing their own scholarship within
    either or both these repositories.

       The 'References' section of the presentation includes four of my
    publications that served as the basis for this presentation, the first
    three of which are linked to their respective full-text:

       "Scholar-based Innovations in Publishing. Part I: Individual and
    Institutional Initiatives," _Library Hi Tech News_ 20 no. 2 (March 2003):

    [http://www.public.iastate.edu/~gerrymck/ScholarBased-I.pdf ]

    "Scholar-based Innovations in Publishing. Part II: Library and Professional
    Initiatives," _Library Hi Tech News_ 20 no. 3 (April 2003): 19-27.

       [ http://www.public.iastate.edu/~gerrymck/ScholarBased-II.pdf ]

    "Scholar-based Innovations in Publishing. Part III: Organizational and
    National Initiatives," _Library Hi Tech News_ 20 no. 5 (June 2003): 15-23.

    [http://www.public.iastate.edu/~gerrymck/ScholarBased-III.pdf ]

    "Open Access and Retrieval: Liberating the Scholarly Literature," in
    E-_Serials Management: Transitions, Trends, and Technicalities_, ed. David
    Fowler (Binghamton, NY: Haworth Press, Fall 2003).

    [Of course, I wll deposit these full-text items, as well as other
    scholarship, including this ALCTS presentation {:-), in _DLIST_ and


    BTW: Don't forget to explore the embedded (and non-embedded)hyperlinks! {:->


    Gerry McKiernan
    Circumstantial Librarian
    Iowa State University
    Ames IA 50011


    NOTE: Due to circumstances beyond my control, I was unable to attend ALA to
    deliver this presentation in person. I am most grateful to Julia Blixrud,
    Assistant Director, Public Programs, SPARC, and fellow panelist, for
    presenting on my behalf. Thanks!, Julia! | Gerry McKiernan

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