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Research & Scholarship

Additional Publishers to Require ORCID

Tuesday, November 29th, 2016

Wiley, the American Chemical Society, and the Royal Society of Chemistry have all recently announced that they will require authors to use Open Researcher and Contributor ID (ORCID) when submitting manuscripts. These publishers have joined twenty other publishes in signing an open letter requiring ORCID in publication workflows. ORCIDs are unique identifies for authors that ensure […]

What Do Librarians Do All Day?

Tuesday, November 29th, 2016

One of the books that my daughter (who is not quite three years old) likes quite a lot is Richard Scarry’s What Do People Do All Day? After reading the title, before my daughter and I begin to look at the pictures and the descriptions of the many and varied types of work, I often […]

Librarians Influencing Publishing

Wednesday, November 23rd, 2016

Patrick Williams,  Librarian for Literature, Rhetoric, and Digital Humanities, and Bonnie Ryan, Librarian for Social Sciences were both recently quoted in “Increasing the Value of Scholarly Books: A Case for Chapter-Level Metadata in Humanities and Social Science Publishing.” This white paper, published by Publishers Communication Group (PCG), argues that chapter level metadata will increase discoverability […]

The Royal Society to require ORCIDs

Tuesday, December 8th, 2015

Beginning in January 2016, The Royal Society will require that authors have an Open Researcher and Contributor ID (ORCID) when submitting manuscripts. ORCIDs are unique identifies for authors that ensure you are recognized for your work. You can register for an ORCID on their website, it is free! More information on The Royal Society’s policy […]

#zinefest2k15 in Bird Library

Wednesday, July 1st, 2015

At the end of the spring semester, Bird Library’s Peter Graham Scholarly Commons was host to a unique event on campus, the 2015 Syracuse Zine Fest. Showcasing the work of students in Jason Luther’s WRT 200 Do-It-Yourself (DIY) Publishing course this event welcomed the public in to read, discuss, and trade zines, handmade, self-published works […]

Writing Roundup

Thursday, April 9th, 2015

Writing and publishing is one of the many things that librarians do throughout the year. Below is a roundup of professional writing by librarians in the Research & Scholarship department. Linda Galloway wrote about “Altmetrics, library outreach, and value” for ACRL Value of Academic Libraries. Linda Galloway and Anne Rauh published an article in the […]

Galloway, Rauh, and Warren Published

Thursday, December 18th, 2014

See the latest issue of Issues in Science & Technology Librarianship for the following articles by Syracuse University librarians: “A Survey of Physical Sciences, Engineering and Mathematics Faculty Regarding Author Fees in Open Access Journals” by Jeremy Cusker, Cornell University and Anne E. Rauh, Syracuse University “Using Google Scholar Citations to Profile Scholars’ Work” by […]

Williams to Speak at Techpaths

Tuesday, October 28th, 2014

Williams has been invited to give a talk on digital humanities, publishing, and careers for liberal arts majors as a part of Wheaton College (MA) Library’s Techpaths Lecture Series in February.

A Cautionary Tale about Predatory Publishers

Wednesday, September 3rd, 2014

As the new academic year begins and kicks off a new season of academic and professional conference-presenting, it might be a good time to consider a brief cautionary tale about predatory publishers and how to avoid the various tricks of their nasty trade. Two years ago, a librarian colleague of mine received an email from […]

Library Publishing Toolkit

Wednesday, August 7th, 2013

The book “Library Publishing Toolkit” which includes a chapter from Suzanne Guiod, Suzanne Preate and Yuan Li, entitled “A Case Study in Open Access Journal Publishing at Syracuse University: Library and University Press Partnership Furthers Scholarly Communications” has been published. It is an Open Access book and the paper-back version is also available for purchase […]