Scholarly Communications

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UNC Librarian Teaches Copyright Law to 10,000

UNC librarian and attorney Anne Gilliland taught 10,000 students in a “massively open online course” (or MOOC) about copyright this fall. Continue reading

Welcome to the Research Hub and Makerspace!

New spaces and services will help Carolina researchers propel their work in new directions. Continue reading

Program To Celebrate GIS Day Nov. 19

UNC student finalists for the Innovative Uses of Geographic Information Services (GIS) Competition will present their work as part of a program celebrating GIS Day on November 19 in Davis Library. Continue reading

UNC Librarian to Lead Copyright Webinar

Anne Gilliland, Scholarly Communications Officer at the UNC Library, will lead a free online webinar “Copyright & Fair Use 101″ on Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2013. Continue reading

Browse UNC Journals on Your Tablet

UNC students, faculty, and staff with tablet computers can create a virtual newsstand of online journals using the Library’s subscription to BrowZine. The app allows you to browse, read, and monitor journals. Continue reading

Maximizing the Reach of Faculty Research is Topic of Oct. 22 Talk

Faculty researchers can take steps to increase the distribution and use of their work well before it is ever published. On Oct. 22, Heather Joseph, executive director of SPARC, will discuss how routine decisions about publishing outlets, copyright transfers, and licensing options have long-term consequences. Continue reading

Library Launches Survey of Faculty

The Library invites UNC faculty to participate in a survey that will help librarians better understand the impact of digital technologies on research, teaching, and publishing. Continue reading

Journal Cancellations for 2013/14

In response to budget cuts, the UNC Library has identified journals, newspapers, and other subscription publications that will be cancelled beginning with the 2013-14 year. Continue reading

UNC Professor Charles Kurzman to Speak at June 7 Research Briefing

UNC professor of sociology Charles Kurzman will be one of the featured speakers at a free public briefing June 7 in the Undergraduate Library to explore trends in scholarly research. Continue reading

Open Access Week Events in October

The UNC academic and research community can learn about the benefits of open access through free public events to mark Open Access Week. Continue reading

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