Library Scholarly Communication Programs
  • Author : Isaac Gilman
  • Release Date : 31 October 2013
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Pages : 288
  • ISBN 13 : 9781780633831

Download or read book entitled Library Scholarly Communication Programs written by Isaac Gilman and published by Elsevier online. This book was released on 31 October 2013 with total pages 288. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Libraries must negotiate a range of legal issues, policies and ethical guidelines when developing scholarly communication initiatives. Library Scholarly Communication Programs is a practical primer, covering these issues for institutional repository managers, library administrators, and other staff involved in library-based repository and publishing services. The title is composed of four parts. Part one describes the evolution of scholarly communication programs within academic libraries, part two explores institutional repositories and part three covers library publishing services. Part four concludes with strategies for creating an internal infrastructure, comprised of policy, best practices and education initiatives, which will support the legal and ethical practices discussed in the book. Demonstrates the importance of creating a policy infrastructure for scholarly communication initiatives Offers a novel combination of legal and ethical issues in a plain, approachable format Provides samples of policy and contract language, as well as several case studies, to illustrate the concepts presented