Scholarly Communication Archive

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    The Value of Open Access…in the Words of Readers

    We at the Mina Rees Library often talk about how open access scholarly literature can benefit everyone: students and teachers of all levels, researchers inside and outside academia, policy makers (and those their policies affect), medical and mental health practitioners (and their patients), and potentially […]

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    Scholarly Communication Essentials: Fall 2021 Workshops

    What is “scholarly communication”? In short, it’s all the different ways researchers share their work, in formal publications and otherwise, and all the complexities and issues surrounding that sharing. This fall, the Mina Rees Library is offering workshops on an assortment of important scholarly communication […]

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    Summertime, and Submitting Scholarship is Easy

    Ah, August. A time for relaxing at the beach with a good book, for going to cookouts with family and friends, for picnicking in a shady park…and for sharing your research and instructional materials with the world via CUNY Academic Works. Unlike the ephemeral summer, […]

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  • Unveiling of the CLAGSNews Collection

    This spring the Mina Rees Library and Center for LGBTQ Studies (CLAGS) celebrated the unveiling of twenty years of CLAGSNews, its quarterly newsletter, in CUNY Academic Works. Currently there are 141 articles – written by about 90 authors – over a period of 21 years, […]

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    Scholarly Communication Essentials: Workshop Series

    This spring, the Mina Rees Library is again offering a slate of workshops on scholarly communication topics. The workshops are clustered into two series: Scholarly Communication Essentials (in the first half of the semester) and Contracts & Copyright (in the second half). The Scholarly Communication […]

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    Fall Scholarly Communication Workshop Series

    How do scholars formally engage in conversation with each other? What kinds of works do scholars produce beyond books and articles? How can research impact be measured? What about journal quality? What are some easy ways to find open access versions of others’ works, and […]

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    CUNY Webinar Series: Funding Fridays

    CUNY’s Office of Library Services is collaborating with CUNY’s Office of Research and the Research Foundation’s Office of Award Pre-Proposal Support to offer Faculty Funding Fridays, a new webinar series for the CUNY community. The series, which features one webinar per month, kicks off this […]

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    Fair Use of Copyrighted Works during COVID-19

    No matter your field, you almost certainly use copyrighted works in your teaching and research. Perhaps you’ve wondered how much of a book you can share with students. Or how much of a poem you can excerpt in an article you’re writing. Or whether you […]

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    CUNY Academic Works: Not Just for Dissertations and Theses

    Most GC students and faculty are familiar with CUNY Academic Works, CUNY’s public access repository, but possibly only as the destination for graduating students’ dissertations, theses, and capstone projects. Indeed, since 2014 all GC dissertations, theses, and capstone projects have been posted to Academic Works. […]

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  • Scholarly Communication Events

    There is an avalanche of events on topics in scholarly communications coming in the next few weeks. Come get snowed under at the library! To see a workshop description and a link to registration, click on a title in the following list. Finding and Using […]

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