1. Open Access and Digital Repository Forum Introduction — Ruth Kifer and Celia Bakke

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    On May 25, 2011 a one-day conference on Digital Repositories was held at the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library. This engaging program includes speakers who presented on issues in scholarly communication, such as author rights, electronic theses and dissertations (ETDs), marketing digital repositories, and the potential of open access repositories as a publishing venue. This segment of the program features Celia Bakke and Dean Ruth Kifer who gives a warm welcome and introduction to the Open Access and Digital Repository Forum.

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    • eScholarship Journal Authors - Complete the Editing Process

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      This is the fourth and final in a series of 4 help videos for eScholarship journal authors. This video shows journal authors how to participate in the copyediting and proofreading processes.

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      • Samuel M. Khamis Discusses His Recent AIP Advances Article

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        Samuel M. Khamis discusses his AIP Advances article, "Optimized photolithographic fabrication process for carbon nanotube devices," which discusses a process that produces large arrays of nanotube transistors for applications ranging from chemical sensors to integrated circuit components. The breakthrough procedure comes about thanks to a fast and efficient fabrication method, which allows thousands of devices to be made each second--a couple of orders of magnitude faster than current technologies. The research represents a significant step in the direction of nanotube-based electronic devices. Read Dr. Khamis' AIP Advances article: link.aip.org/​link/​doi/​10.1063/​1.3582820 Visit AIP Advances: aipadvances.aip.org

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        • eScholarship Journal Reviewers - How to Submit Your Review

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          This brief video walks potential reviewers through the process of responding to a review request and submitting their report to an eScholarship journal.

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          • eScholarship Journal Editors - Layout Editing

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            This is the fourth of six tutorials in the Help for eScholarship Journal Editors video series. This video walks editors through the layout editing process, which can be completed by any journal editor, or by a separate layout editor.

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            • OpenAcces vs. Closes Access

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              Having published two papers in Evolution & Human Behavior (closed access) and in PLoS ONE (open access), ethnographer Antonio Silva shares his experiences and weighs the open vs. the closed model of publishing.

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              • COP18: Arend Kuster, Managing Director, QScience.com

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                COP18 (29/11/12) – Arend Kuster, Managing Director of QScience.com talks about the need for climate science to be open access so all members of the public can use it. He says it was interesting to see the suggested paragraph for the youth involvement being put forward, and how it stressed the need to have access to information about climate change and its effects. He says with so many NGOs and government organisations only having access to peer-reviewed journals if they are affiliated to a university with a subscription, the open access of such information they would be able to make better decisions. He calls on the UNFCCC to set the model for making data available so that people can follow suit.

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                • The Portuguese Web Archive and the Open Access to Scientific knowledge: web archiving contributes to empower open-access to sci

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                  There is a growing amount of open access scientific knowledge published on the Web. This video debates the importance of web archiving to empower open access to science.

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                  • Internet Archive

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                    A digital library of videos, movies, video games, books, and websites, the largest digital archive on the web.

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                    • Mike Powell from IKMemergent on Open Development

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                      Discussing the IKMemergent project, Mike Powell highlights the potential impact of Open Access and Open Data on knowledge management and creation. At the IMWG workshop in Antwerp, he highlights existing problems with knowledge duplication and waste and how this could be reduced as new means of managing open sources emerge. However, he warns that while open development offers the potential for broader equity in knowledge production and use, it needs to be combined with holistic reviews of how development assistance is implemented to ensure that information is transferred both to the head offices and to the people on the ground.

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