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Tuesday, November 8 • 2:35pm - 3:30pm
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Presentation 1
Rubric to evaluate open access journals for publication
This presentation will demonstrate putting the values of librarianship into practice at your institution by addressing the publishing needs of faculty. It outlines difficulties encountered with evaluating open access journals for publication, library’s involvement in the evaluation process and results of piloting the rubric at LMU.
Presenter: Shilpa Rele

Presentation 2
Snapshot - Vega, an academic publishing platform
Vega is a new academic publishing platform in development, thanks to an Andrew W. Mellon Foundation award. I will preview the authorial, editorial, and publishing features of Vega, which includes multimedia, print-like and data-set peer-review and publishing options. The system will be in beta-testing during early summer of 2017.
Presenter: Cheryl Ball

Presentation 3
Snapshot - Wikipedia as the Sum of All Citations: WikiCite 2016 and Beyond
Wikipedia and WikiData are becoming critical hubs for citation information with over 30 millions citations increasingly available as structured data. WikiCite 2016 brought together 70 thinkers and hackers to improve our infrastructure and plans for free, linked open bibliographic data. We'll report on the conference and future plans.
Presenter: Jake Orlowitz

Presentation 4
New Library Services: A Framework to Enhance Researcher Visibility
Active promotion of scholarship is an important stage of the publication cycle. This presentation explains how Montana State University Library developed a framework to facilitate creation of digital identifiers for MSU researchers and curate linkages between individuals and their research activities to ensure work is properly attributed and recognized.
Presenter: Justin Shanks

Session Chairs
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Alex Gil

University of Pennsylvania
Columbia University Libraries

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Cheryl E. Ball

Executive Director, Council of Editors of Learned Journals
Talk to me about Kairos, the longest continuously running scholarly multimedia journal; the Council of Editors of Learned Journals; or what digital projects you are currently working on!

Jake Orlowitz

The Wikipedia Library - Wikimedia Foundation
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Shilpa Rele

Digital Program Librarian, Loyola Marymount University
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Justin D. Shanks

Montana State University Library
Montana State University

Tuesday November 8, 2016 2:35pm - 3:30pm CST
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