Elevating the quality and transparency of library-published open access journals

October 21st 2015 @ 12:00pm
Hazelbaker Hall (Wells Library E159)

Shayna Pekala, Scholarly Communication Librarian


Yumiko Siewenie, IUScholarWorks Assistant


Library publishers often straddle the line between journal publisher and journal host, which presents challenges for ensuring that journals meet certain standards for quality and transparency. At Indiana University, we conducted a self-evaluation to determine whether our library-published open access journals were following best practices for scholarly journals. This presentation will discuss the methods and criteria used, and how we developed new tools and approaches to educating journal editors based on our findings.

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Contact Info

Wells Library W501
1320 East Tenth Street
Indiana University
Bloomington, IN 47405
Michelle Dalmau
Michelle Dalmau - Head, Digital Collections Services, Associate Librarian
(812) 855-1261