Digital Scholarship Blog Posts

Jere Odell
Scholarly Communications
January 24,2017
The IUPUI Open Access Policy was adopted by the faculty council on October 7, 2014. Since that day, the University Library Center for Digital Scholarship has been working to promote broad participation while also minimizing the labor for our faculty authors. The policy enables several paths to participation while relying on the Center to bring...
Ted Polley, MLIS
Journal publishing
January 13,2017
Many of you may already be using a reference manager, such as Zotero, to save citations of your publications. There are a variety of reasons for doing this, but this post will discuss how you can use Zotero to easily generate a BibTeX file of your publications for import into Activity Insight.Zotero is an open-source program and is freely...
Ted Polley, MLIS
Journal publishing
October 28,2016
At the close of OA week, I want to mention a new open repository specifically dedicated to the social sciences, SocArXiv, which launched this past July. This project comes from a partnership between the Center for Open Science and the University of Maryland, who call attention to the need for a pre-print repository in the social sciences by...
Johnson, Jennifer Ann
Digitization
October 28,2016
The Center for Digital Scholarship provides several services that are not only available to university faculty, staff and students but also to Indianapolis community and cultural heritage institutions. Our latest venture is the exploration of 3D digitization and how to make these collections openly available in an online environment. We have been...
Bronwen K. Maxson
University Library
October 28,2016
In September, Caitlin Pike and I attended the 3rd Annual Conference on Arts & Humanities (ICOAH) where we spoke about IUPUI’s Open Access (OA) Policy. The conference is organized by The International Institute of Knowledge Management (TIIKM), which is based in Sri Lanka, and its academic partners included Concordia University, Montréal,...
Andy Smith
Digital Scholarship Technologies
October 27,2016
The International Image Interoperability Framework (IIIF – pronounced “triple-I-F”) has as one of its primary goals to provide scholars and researchers open access to the ever growing collection of digital image repositories around the world.Why? For the most part, today's image repositories are like silos storing images as corn in the corn bin....
Pike, Caitlin Ann
Nursing and Medical Humanities
October 27,2016
IUPUI’s Faculty Council passed an Open Access Policy on October 7th, 2014, just two weeks before I started my position here at University Library. I was hired as a health sciences librarian, and was told when I arrived that the Library wanted to pilot the OA Policy in one of my liaison areas, the School of Nursing.Not having a background...
Jere Odell
Scholarly Communications
October 27,2016
Have you ever wondered if any authors on your campus are choosing open access journals for their articles? Or, if you've seen a few OA journal articles with your faculty members listed as authors, have you wondered how much of the campus article literature is published in OA journals?Sadly, these are not easy questions to answer. The most thorough...
Caitlin Pollock
Digital Humanities
October 26,2016
For my contribution to blog posts for Open Access Week 2016, I wanted to write down some ideas I have had floating in my head in an attempt to better articulate them. In the course of my career in Digital Humanities, one of the largest stumbling blocks to using digital primary source material is finding those materials already processed into...
Heather L. Coates, MLS, MS
Data Management
October 26,2016
The Figshare Report released yesterday The State of Open Data inspired me to reflect on how researchers at IUPUI are sharing their data. Below, I describe three increasingly common scenarios for data sharing, including common considerations - what data, when, how/where, and what permissions.Scenario 1: A political science researcher is...