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Scholarly Communication Discussion Group

Sunday, June 29, 2014
3:00 pm to 4:00 pm, US/Pacific

The Scholarly Communications Discussion Group is an informal and in-depth
discussion of one or more hot topics that impact Open Access initiatives and the
many related opportunities which aim to advance the dissemination of scholarship
without economical, legislative or technical barriers.

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I have created a derivative work of the handout called "10 Things You Should Know about Scholarly Communication" that I believe better addresses the most crucial issues facing researchers seeking to communicate their findings with other researchers.  I attach the file here. The gold open-access model has many perils for researchers, and I believe that librarians ought to help guide them away from these pitfalls. This handout provides some helpful tips and information for researchers.

Jeffrey Beall, Scholarly Communications Librarian / Associate Professor Auraria Library University of Colorado Denver 1100 Lawrence St. Denver, Colo. 80204 USA (303) 556-5936 jeffrey.beall@ucdenver.edu