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The Handbook of Texas: Past and Future

Description: Presentation for the 2012 Digital Frontiers Conference. The central challenge before the Texas State Historical Association (TSHA) is to seize the unprecedented opportunities of the 'Handbook of Texas' in the digital age in order to reshape how history will be accessed, disseminated, understood, and preserved in the twenty-first century. This presentation describes how the TSHA is facing the challenges along with its plans to realize the opportunities.
Date: September 21, 2012
Creator: Calder, J. Kent
Item Type: Presentation
Partner: Texas State Historical Association

How We Pay for Publishing

Description: Article discussing how we pay for scholarly publishing. Since at least the late 1970s, when stresses in the market for scholarly literature began to show, there have been calls to redistribute how the production and dissemination of scholarly literature are paid for. The motivations are addressing the "free rider problem" of institutions without presses and, more recently, increasing overall access to the literature. In particular, the last few years have seen schemes such as SCOAP3 and Knowledge Unlatched and proposals from K | N Consultants and a joint task force of the Association of Research Libraries and the American Association of Universities. These plans to establish new business models are summarized.
Date: November 22, 2014
Creator: Hawkins, Kevin S.
Item Type: Article
Partner: UNT Libraries

A For-Fee Scholarly Publishing Service Based in the Library

Description: Slides from a presentation to the Association for Library Collections and Technical Services (ALCTS) Scholarly Communications Interest Group at the 2015 American Library Association (ALA) Midwinter Meeting. This presentation discusses a for-fee scholarly publishing service based in the library.
Date: January 31, 2015
Creator: Hawkins, Kevin S.
Item Type: Presentation
Partner: UNT Libraries

The Evolution of Publishing Agreements at the University of Michigan

Description: Article on the evolution of publishing agreements at the University of Michigan Library. Taking as an example an open-access journal with a single editor, this article discusses the various configurations of rights agreements used by the University of Michigan Library throughout the evolution of its publishing operation, the advantages of the various models, and the reasons for moving from one to another.
Date: December 11, 2014
Creator: Hawkins, Kevin S.
Item Type: Article
Partner: UNT Libraries

The Evolution of Publishing Agreements at the University of Michigan Library

Description: Book chapter on the evolution of publishing agreements at the University of Michigan Library. Taking as an example an open-access journal with a single editor, this chapter discusses the various configurations of rights agreements used by the University of Michigan Library throughout the evolution of its publishing operation, the advantages of the various models, and the reasons for moving from one to another.
Date: March 2015
Creator: Hawkins, Kevin S.
Item Type: Book Chapter
Partner: UNT Libraries

Rethinking How We Pay for Scholarly Monographs

Description: Paper presented as a keynote address for the 2015 Reinventing University Publishing Symposium. This paper discusses rethinking how we pay for scholarly monographs.
Date: March 18, 2015
Creator: Hawkins, Kevin S.
Item Type: Paper
Partner: UNT Libraries

Mapping the Future of Scholarly Publishing

Description: The National Science Communication Institute (nSCI) hosted a conference in late 2013 to explore the broad issue related to scholarly publishing. The Open Science Initiative (OSI) is a working group convened by the National Science Communication Institute (nSCI) in October 2014 to discuss the issues regarding improving open access for the betterment of science and to recommend possible solutions. The following document summarizes the wide range of issues, perspectives and recommendations from this group’s online conversation during November and December 2014 and January 2015. The 112 participants who signed up to participate in this conversation were drawn mostly from the academic, research, and library communities. Most of these 112 were not active in this conversation, but a healthy diversity of key perspectives was still represented. Individual participants may not agree with all of the viewpoints described herein, but participants agree that this document reflects the spirit and content of the conversation.
Date: January 2015
Creator: The Open Science Initiative (OSI) working group, National Science Communication Institute (nSCI)
Item Type: Book
Partner: UNT Libraries

Rethinking How We Pay for Scholarly Monographs

Description: Paper for an invited presentation at a 2015 meeting of the Southwest Area Theological Library Association (SWATLA). This paper discusses rethinking how we pay for scholarly monographs.
Date: October 2, 2015
Creator: Hawkins, Kevin S.
Item Type: Paper
Partner: UNT Libraries

Exploring the Evolving Landscape of Open Access

Description: Presentation for a workshop at the 2013 Open Access Symposium. This presentation discusses the impact of open access for students, the impact of open access on universities, and the impact of open access on publishing practices.
Date: May 31, 2013
Creator: Najmi, Anjum; Helge, Kris & Waugh, Laura
Item Type: Presentation
Partner: UNT Libraries

Innovation and Sustainability in Digital Publishing

Description: This presentation accompanies introductory remarks given as a panelist in the session "Publishing and Preserving OA Content" during the 2014 Open Access Symposium, "The Business and Economics of Open Access."
Date: May 19, 2014
Creator: Hawkins, Kevin S.
Item Type: Presentation
Partner: UNT Libraries

A For-Fee Publishing Service for the Local Community [Video]

Description: Video recording of a presentation for Amigos Library Services online conference, "Libraries, Authors, and Publishing." This video presentation discusses a for-fee publishing service for the local community.
Date: September 18, 2014
Creator: Hawkins, Kevin S.
Item Type: Video
Partner: UNT Libraries