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2009

University of Massachusetts Amherst

Scholarly communication

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The Potential Of Partnerships, Marilyn S. Billings Dec 2009

The Potential Of Partnerships, Marilyn S. Billings

Marilyn S. Billings

This webinar will use the University of Massachusetts‘ institutional repository as a case study to explore how the new digital repository service has affected the way librarians envision our place in the future of the academy, how the academy is changing its view of the library’s role, new tools and skills that we are developing to fulfill this service, and new partnerships that we have created and fostered to exploit this new vision. We hope to foster discussion and provide insights and opportunities for further exploration of how the role of libraries as publishers enables us to be key ...


Library As Publishing Agent: Exploring New Roles, Marilyn S. Billings Oct 2009

Library As Publishing Agent: Exploring New Roles, Marilyn S. Billings

Marilyn S. Billings

Academic libraries of all sizes can and must strategically position themselves as campus publishers. One means of doing this is to implement an Institutional Repository, providing opportunities to showcase senior theses, dissertations, award-winning papers, and student and faculty peer-reviewed journals. The Academic Librarians Section (ALS) presented Marilyn Billings from UMass Amherst to explain how this works in her library.


Scholarworks As A Digital Publishing Platform, Marilyn S. Billings Sep 2009

Scholarworks As A Digital Publishing Platform, Marilyn S. Billings

Marilyn S. Billings

This presentation demonstrates how the University Libraries at UMass Amherst are using their Digital Commons IR ScholarWorks to provide digital publishing programs for UMass Amherst.


Documenting And Promoting Engagement Using Scholarworks, Umass Amherst’S Digital Repository, Marilyn S. Billings Sep 2009

Documenting And Promoting Engagement Using Scholarworks, Umass Amherst’S Digital Repository, Marilyn S. Billings

Marilyn S. Billings

The University of Massachusetts Amherst scholarly community is exploiting new digital technologies to showcase campus engagement initiatives. This session shows how a new partnership between the Outreach Division and the University Libraries has created opportunities for dissemination, institutional tracking, and understanding engagement as a vital component of teaching and scholarship.


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.


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

Library Space Redesign (Virtual), Marilyn S. Billings

University Librarians Publication Series

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.