Digital Scholarship Blog Posts

Maixner III, Gary
April 15,2019
INDIANAPOLIS—On March 7, faculty and staff gathered in IUPUI University Library for the 1st Annual Open Education Awards event.  This event was created to recognize the work of IUPUI faculty members who have been committed to integrating Open Educational Resources (OERs) into their coursework.    You might ask, “What are OERs...
Jere Odell
Scholarly Communication
February 7,2019
Are you stuck with a corporate publisher that doesn’t actually care about research? What if the whole editorial board quit?That’s what happened at the Journal of Informetrics.On January 10th, 2019 the entire editorial board resigned with a unanimous statement. Cassidy Sugimoto, an IU Bloomington faculty member and the president of the...
West, LeAnn Elizabeth
November 30,2018
WOW! When I began reading and learning about TEI, I felt like I was reading a foreign language. Initially, I was intimidated, and honestly, I still am. TEI is a standard for the representation of textual material in digital form through text encoding. For example, I am working on a project: Civil War: Governor Morton Telegraph Books and Slips, and...
Heather L. Coates, MLS, MS
Data Management
October 23,2018
Your second challenge is to Get an ORCIDORCID IDs are permanent identifiers for researchers. They protect your unique scholarly identity and help you keep your publication record up-to-date with very little effort. Through integration in key research workflows such as manuscript and grant submission, your ORCID supports automated linkages between...
Heather L. Coates, MLS, MS
Data Management
October 19,2018
This is the first our 2018 Open Access Week Impact Challenge series. In each post, we’ll walk you through some practical steps to help you claim your scholarly work, connect with your communities (research and practice) online, gather evidence of engagement and using it to tell your story for career advancement. Create a Google Scholar...
Heather L. Coates, MLS, MS
Data Management
September 28,2018
Open Access Week - October 22 - 26, 2018IUPUI and University Library are Open Access champions all year. Each year, thousands of articles published by IUPUI scholars are made publicly available through our participation in the Open Access Policy and the Open Access Fund. We also have more than a dozen open access journals published using the Open...
Heather L. Coates, MLS, MS
Data Management
February 27,2018
University Library is proud to be co-sponsoring (with the Ruth Lilly Medical Library) the Next Generation Researcher Program. First up is our Resource Fair on March 27 from 11:00am - 2:00pm in the Campus Center, Room 450B. Event information is now available.In conjunction with the Resource Fair, we will be launching the Next Generation Researcher...
Jere Odell
Scholarly Communication
February 5,2018
Have you heard about Pressbooks? Piloted by IU through the Unizin consortium, Pressbooks gives faculty and staff the freedom to create customized, free or low-cost online course materials for IUPUI students. Why would someone want to do that? Well …In the 2016/2017 academic year, IUPUI’s 21,748 undergraduates paid an average of $1,204.00 for books...
Heather L. Coates, MLS, MS
Data Management
January 25,2018
The Center has been working with faculty for several years now, helping them to strategize, collect, and report evidence to demonstrate the impact and value of their scholarship. We take a broad view of what counts as scholarship, as we often discuss in our workshops. University P&T and hiring committees, funding agencies, and professional...
Heather L. Coates, MLS, MS
Data Management
January 23,2018
Data Privacy Day is on January 28, 2018 (https://staysafeonline.org/data-privacy-day/about/). IU is participating or hosting several events, listed below.At IU, we will be releasing the much improved user interface for the DSH (Data Sharing and Handling) Tool the week of January 22nd. Do you have questions about how to use, store, or share data...