Carol Ann Davis, Wendy Robertson (University of Iowa), and Char Simser (Kansas State University) have a paper also recently published in the current issue of The Serials Librarian: “Navigating the Political Waters of Open Access Publishing in Libraries,” DOI: https://doi.org/10.1080/0361526X.2018.1428477 Additionally, Carol Ann Davis and Jason Boczar’s paper has been published in The Serials Librarian: …
USF Tampa Library’s Digital Scholarship and Publishing Librarian , Jason Boczar, recently served as the Chair of the Ethical Framework Task Force of the Library Publishing Coalition to produce An Ethical Framework for Library Publishing . As Chair, Jason also served as an editor and an author of the document. Well done, Sir!
Liaison librarians Nancy Cunningham and Susan Ariew presented at the annual LOEX Conference in Houston, Texas on May 4th. Their presentation, “Collaborate, Teach, and Travel: Librarians and Study Abroad, identified ways in which academic libraries can collaborate with campus global initiatives and study abroad programs and how librarians can support student success. Click here to view the slides from their presentation.
Genealogy Librarian, Drew Smith, is fast becoming the DNA expert with regard to genealogy research. At ALA Annual in New Orleans he presented to about 140 attendees as part of the RUSA Genealogy Preconference in New Orleans about how DNA testing changes research, how to work with patron expectations with regard to DNA results, and what changes in DNA testing have occurred recently. For a link to the slides of his presentation, click here.
Copyright and Intellectual Property Librarian, LeEtta Schmidt published “The Invisible Employee: Success and Fragility of Automating Interlibrary Loan,” online in the Journal of Interlibrary Loan, Document Delivery & Electronic Reserve on May 17th. LeEtta continues to be a library leader in the area of interlibrary loan and document delivery issues. Well done!
Director of Special Collections, Matt Knight, presented two papers in Cork, Ireland, “Shifting Environments in the Archives: Creating an Online Dion Boucicault Collection at the University of South Florida,” and “D’éireannaighibh an Baile Móir Seo: The Irish Language Department in the Monitor of San Francisco, 1888-1893.”