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The Changing Landscape Of Scholarly Communication & The Role Of An Institutional Repository, Marilyn S. Billings Nov 2009

The Changing Landscape Of Scholarly Communication & The Role Of An Institutional Repository, Marilyn S. Billings

Marilyn S. Billings

This presentation outlines new emerging areas of scholarly communication that are being seen in Academic Libraries, the relationship to institutional repositories, and to the changing roles of academic librarians.


Digital Creation & Preservation 101, Meghan Banach Bergin, Mj Canavan, Yuan Li, Aaron Rubinstein, Brian Shelburne, Kelcy Shepherd Nov 2009

Digital Creation & Preservation 101, Meghan Banach Bergin, Mj Canavan, Yuan Li, Aaron Rubinstein, Brian Shelburne, Kelcy Shepherd

Meghan Banach Bergin

This presentation gives an overview of digital preservation.


Lives, Images, Audiences, Intentions: Participatory Visual Anthropology In A Hungarian Romani Neighborhood, Krista Harper Nov 2009

Lives, Images, Audiences, Intentions: Participatory Visual Anthropology In A Hungarian Romani Neighborhood, Krista Harper

Krista M. Harper

Participatory visual methodologies open up new possibilities for community collaboration in the research process, appeal to diverse audiences, and produce rich visual and narrative data guided by participant interests and priorities. Presenting a recent research collaboration with a grassroots Romani (Gypsy) community organization in northern Hungary, I discuss ethical and epistemological questions raised in participatory visual research. In this project, our team used the PhotoVoice method to generate knowledge and documentation related to environment, health, and the lived experiences of social exclusion. I explore power relationships in the research process as well as historical and contemporary issues of documentary photography ...


Scholarworks, The Umass Amherst Digital Repository: Showcasing New Ways Of Sharing Our Scholarly Work, Marilyn S. Billings Oct 2009

Scholarworks, The Umass Amherst Digital Repository: Showcasing New Ways Of Sharing Our Scholarly Work, Marilyn S. Billings

Marilyn S. Billings

Presentation about ScholarWorks digital repository, scholarly communication, ETDs, graduate student work, and open access publishing to the Graduate School's program for the Graduate Program Directors. This is an update of the presentation given in Sept 2008.


Library Space Redesign (Virtual), Marilyn S. Billings Jun 2009

Library Space Redesign (Virtual), Marilyn S. Billings

Marilyn S. Billings

This session will present a series of "think pieces" for both librarians and other campus constituencies to explore as we create new ways of working together to meet the needs of students, faculty and researchers of the 21st century. Topics will include new scholarly communication techniques, digital repositories, new partnerships and ways of marketing our scholarly outreach activities, and examine the implications for our current and future workforce.


Fishing Upstream: What Do Libraries Want From Vendors, Leslie Horner Button Apr 2009

Fishing Upstream: What Do Libraries Want From Vendors, Leslie Horner Button

Leslie Horner Button

No abstract provided.


Fishing Upstream: What Do Libraries Want From Vendors, Leslie Horner Button Apr 2009

Fishing Upstream: What Do Libraries Want From Vendors, Leslie Horner Button

University Librarians Publication Series

No abstract provided.


To Host Or Not To Host, Or, Decisions Along The Way To A Successful Hosted Repository Investment, Marilyn S. Billings Jan 2009

To Host Or Not To Host, Or, Decisions Along The Way To A Successful Hosted Repository Investment, Marilyn S. Billings

Marilyn S. Billings

The decision to host a digital repository or purchase a hosted solution can be a daunting one. What are some of the factors involved? Who should be consulted along the way? How does one go about making this decision? This presentation addresses these questions and the decision process that led the University of Massachusetts Amherst Libraries to choose Digital Commons, the digital repository software developed and hosted by bePress. Several projects currently underway in ScholarWorks@UMass Amherst are highlighted.


Umass Libraries 2009, Maxine G. Schmidt Jan 2009

Umass Libraries 2009, Maxine G. Schmidt

Maxine G Schmidt

No abstract provided.