Category Archives: Scholarly Communication

Call for papers: Special Issue on the Role of Scholarly Communication in a Democratic Society

Guest edited by Yasmeen Shorish (James Madison University), this special issue of JLSC will explore the ways in which an open system of scholarly communication is essential for a democratic society, and the current systems and practices in place that may undermine this goal. Submissions are due by November 1st.

Journal of Librarianship and Scholarly Communication:

Open Con 2017 in Berlin, Germany

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OpenCon is more than a conference. It’s a platform for the next generation to learn about Open Access, Open Education, and Open Data, develop critical skills, and catalyze action toward a more open system for sharing the world’s information—from scholarly and scientific research, to educational materials, to digital research data…

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