Scholarly Communication Category

  • Thank you to all our OA authors.

    As the cost of journal subscriptions continues to rise, we need more authors like you to publish their scholarly work in open access journals. We hope that you’ll encourage your […]

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  • Scientists are the ultimate remixers

    [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hZAcTNFzF-s[/youtube] Making the Web Work for Science Science Commons designs strategies and tools for faster, more efficient web-enabled scientific research. We identify unnecessary barriers to research, craft policy guidelines and […]

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  • Open Access Video from SPARC

    [vimeo]http://www.vimeo.com/15881200[/vimeo] SPARC®, the Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition, is an international alliance of academic and research libraries (of which The University of Iowa Libraries is a member) working to […]

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  • Orange for Open Access

    The University of Iowa Libraries joins thousands of other academic research libraries worldwide in celebration of Open Access Week, which is now in its fourth year. To draw attention to […]

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  • Banned Books Readout at IC Public Library, Sept 30

    Join Iowa City celebrities and Working Group Theatre and celebrate your freedom to read during Banned Books Week. Working Group Theatre will be performing a new piece entitled “Burn Before […]

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  • University of Iowa Extends Its Collaboration with Accessible Archives, Inc.

    Content Expansion Will Bring New Material to Civil War Collection The University of Iowa Libraries has signed an agreement with Accessible Archives, an electronic publisher of primary source full-text historical […]

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  • Transitions: scholarly communication news for the UI Community (May 2010)

    May 2010 Issue 2.10 Welcome to the spring issue of Transitions. The purpose of this irregular electronic newsletter is to bring to readers’ attention some of the many new projects […]

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  • Privacy Myth Busters

    MYTH: Online services are totally free. TRUTH:  Many ostensibly free online services are paid for by advertising that relies on the collection of your personal information, including tracking your information searches. […]

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  • Wireside Chat with Lawrence Lessig, Feb 25

    The University of Iowa Libraries will join libraries across the country for a “Wireside Chat with Lawrence Lessig” on Thursday, February 25 at 5 p.m. in the Main Library Second […]

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  • Iowa Research Online in Smart Search

    Iowa Research Online (IRO) preserves and provides open access to the scholarly and creative work of the University of Iowa.  We are pleased to announce that over 1500 records for […]

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