Title

"I Don't Want My Article Next to That: Educating Faculty and Graduate Students about Issues of Open Access, Institutional Repositories, and "Predatory" Publishers"

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

3-2017

Publication Source

Proceedings of the Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) National Conference, Baltimore, MD

Publisher

Associate of College and Research Libraries (ACRL)

Peer Reviewed

yes

Abstract

The growing number of universities passing open access policies is increasingly pushing librarians into the role of educators in issues of scholarly communications. This paper addresses a number of faculty concerns pertaining to open access publishing and institutional repositories which have arisen in connection with the passage of an open access policy, as well as practical ways librarians can educate faculty and graduate students in navigating issues of open access, institutional repositories, and journal quality.

Keywords

undergraduate research, institutional repositories, copyright, scholarly communications, predatory publishing, open access publishing

Disciplines

Library and Information Science | Scholarly Communication | Scholarly Publishing

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