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ECAS Spring Course Planning: Tips from the Library

Spring semester is right around the corner and the Library recommends these TIPS: COURSE MATERIAL E-only reserves suggested  – allow extra time for finding e-materials and scanning print materials Instructors can get assistance with course reserves, including integrating e-reserves into your Canvas course.  Contact reserves emory edu with questions. E-Books – search discoverE for…

Commercial Textbooks Present Challenges in a Virtual Environment

As we start the fall 2020 semester, staff at Emory Libraries are working hard to provide alternative access to the print course reserves collection, which has historically housed a significant number of required textbooks. However, because of health and safety requirements this fall, all Emory Libraries are unable to provide print reserve services, so students…

Copyright Considerations in Shifting Your Course from In-Person to Online

Moving your course online? Not sure how to show that movie you had lined up for next week? Concerned you can’t share your lecture slides now? Wondering if you can share a recording of your lecture that contains all those music clips? The Emory Libraries Scholarly Communications Office has created a site to help address…

Celebrating Open Access Authors at Emory

Congratulations to the authors and editors honored last week at the Emory Open Access Authors Reception in Rose Library’s Woodruff Commons. In celebration of Open Access Week, an annual global advocacy event promoting open scholarship, the Emory Libraries’ Scholarly Communications Office partnered with the Fox Center for Humanistic Inquiry, the Emory Center for Digital Scholarship,…

Take a workshop on writing data management plans for your research

Applying for research funding? Need a plan to manage your data? Attend one of our sessions and learn how to write a Data Management Plan (DMP) for your research project. The Scholarly Communications Office is offering four workshops this Fall, with each session focused on different disciplines.  We will cover the basics of a DMP…

Register for the Open Humanities Graduate Student Workshop!

Registration is still open for the Open Humanities Graduate Student Workshop (September 11-12, 2019) cosponsored by the Emory Libraries Scholarly Communications Office, the Emory Center for Digital Scholarship and the Bill and Carol Fox Center for Humanistic Inquiry.   While open access continues to gain traction in the social and natural sciences, the dissemination and…

Court Levies Hefty Fine Against Publisher

In recent open access publishing news, a federal judge ordered “predatory” publisher OMICS and conference organizers iMedPub (both owned by Srinubabu Gedela) to pay fines totaling $50.1 million in a summary judgement that concludes a lawsuit brought by the U.S. Federal Trade Commission. In its press release about the lawsuit, the FTC charged that both…

Emory Libraries and ECDS offer five graduate fellowships for 2019-2020

The Laney Graduate School and several Emory partners offer fellowships to advanced graduate students. (See all fellowships at http://www.gs.emory.edu/professional-development/fellowships/advanced.html). Emory Libraries and ECDS are offering five fellowships for 2019-2020. Deadline: February 25, 2019 by 4pm Data Services Graduate Fellowship (Emory Libraries/ECDS) Digital Humanities Fellowship (Emory Libraries/ECDS) Instruction and Engagement-Writing Center Graduate Fellowship (Emory Libraries/ECDS) Mellon…

Love Data Week is February 11-15

It’s time to Love Data this February! Data users and producers around the world are sharing resources and stories on social media February 11-15 with the hashtag #lovedata19. Follow us @EmoryLibraries for daily features about working with data at Emory. Don’t miss these data-related events and workshops on campus this week: Conversations in Digital Accessibilities…

Library Funds Data Deposits

Do you have data to share from a published article? Does the journal’s recommended data repository charge a deposit fee? The Emory libraries can help cover the cost to deposit your data through our Research Data Distribution Fund. Any Emory University faculty, post-doc, research staff, or currently enrolled graduate and undergraduate student may apply. Applicants…

Research Data Management Workshop Series – Spring 2019

Are you collecting data for your research? Do you have questions about where to save your data, and how to wrangle all of your digital files? Are you curious about sharing data with other scholars? The Scholarly Communications Office is offering a 3-part series of Research Data Management workshops this Spring. Join us for sessions…