Open Access and Your Work

Information literacy includes developments in scholarly communication (Association of College & Research Libraries, 2015).  With this point in mind I salute Open Access Week (October 19-15). McKinnon and Helge (2014) offer a good basic overview of open access as a concept.  They explain the difference between green open access, where the item is freely available, Read More…

Learning about altmetrics

Image from freeimages.co.uk As useful as the peer review process still is, it does not account for the new and varied ways in which research is being shared.  How do blog posts about an article, for instance, reflect its impact?  What does a scholar’s Twitter following measure?  These are the types of questions addressed through Read More…