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v31#5 November, 2019 Table of Contents

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Rumors – p. 1

From Your Editor – p. 6

Letters to the Editor – p. 6

Deadlines – p. 6


IR-Themed Issue – IRs R Cool Again — Guest Editors: Burton Callicott and Natasha Simons

IR-Themed Issue — IRs R Cool Again p. 1 by Burton Callicott and Natasha Simons — IR’s are undeniably functional and can shore up the many gaping holes that come with open access.

Future Proofing IRs with Data and Software p. 12 by Natasha Simons and Chris ErdmannOne of the major hurdles in making researchers aware of the existence of the IR is that the IR tends to sit outside of research workflows.

The Golden Age of the Green Ecosystem- A Color-Blind Perspective on Repositories p. 16 by Micah VandegriftThe focus is subtly shifting away from access toward discovery.

The Once and Future IR Agenda- Resolving the Dialectic Aims of Institutional Repositories p. 20 by Andrew WesolekWe should think of the dialectical aims of institutional repositories in a Hegelian sense. 

IRs: Publication Method of Last Resort p. 24 by Anton AngeloBy underscoring the role IRs and related services can play, we have an opportunity to show our relevance. 

Putting the IR in RIMS- Towards an Automated Integration Between Institutional Repositories and Research Intelligence Systems p. 26 by Jamie WittenbergBy leveraging faculty annual report citation data to populate an institutional repository, the workflow used by Indiana Univ. models new possibilities.

The Opportunities and Challenges of Research Data and Software for Libraries and Institutional Repositories p. 30 by Tom MorrellLibraries have a unique opportunity to provide solutions for the data and software preservation challenges that plague the scientific community.

Meeting Institutional Goals by Working Beyond Institutional Walls p. 32 by John Chodacki and Daniella LowenbergResearchers from across the University of California (UC) publish more than 50,000 articles annually.  Underlying most of these articles are datasets, many of which have not been published. 

NIRDs UniteBuilding a Community of Institutional Repository Practitioners in the Northeast p. 34 by Eleni Castro, Erin Jerome, Colin Lukens, Mikki Simon Macdonald and Lisa A. PalmerThe idea for “Northeast Institutional Repository Day” (NIRD) was conceived by a group of five repository librarians in the northeast.

Getting to Grips with NTROs (visual arts data)- The Role of Repositories and Libraries in Their Management p. 37 by Dr. Robin BurgessThe literature indicates that there are very few IRs in the arts.

“Institutional” Repositories, RedefinedReflecting Institutional Commitments to Community Engagement p. 40 by Amanda MakulaThere are countless examples of higher ed institutions partnering with their local cities and communities.

Op Ed — HeadwatersFood, Money, and Stability p. 42 by Kent AndersonWe spend so much time fretting about money that we forget it’s supposed to liberate and empower us, not ensnare us or be hoarded.

Back TalkWhen Spooky is Normal: Lessons Learned While Visiting Chernobyl p. 102 by Ann OkersonAs we go about our daily chores and deeds, we should remember that the seemingly less urgent tasks of preservation are not ones to be allowed to drift down our to-do lists. 


Eradicating the Written WordPower and Symbolism through the Lenses of Book Burnings and Takedowns — A Research Project p. 10 by Dr Frances PinterFrances is looking at what we know about book-burning.


Nigel Newton, Founder and Chief Executive, Bloomsbury p. 44

Dr. Sven Fund, Managing Director, Knowledge Unlatched p. 46

Dr. Anke Beck, CEO, Intech Open p. 50

Blurring LinesThe Rise of Virtual Reality/Augmented Reality and the University Librarian p. 54 by David ParkerAn Interview with Sarah Howard of Queensland University of Technology.

Profiles Encouraged p. 96


BookloverSummer Reading p.56 by Donna JacobsColson Whitehead’s The Nickel Boys is a powerful read, Donna says.

Reader’s RoundupMonographic Musings & Reference Reviews p. 57 by Corey SeemanTwo types of reviews in one column – monograph and reference reviews.

Collecting to the CoreWriting in Mathematics p. 60 by Kristine K. FowlerMonographic works that are essential to the academic library within a particular discipline.  Disciplinary trends may shift, but some classics never go out of style.


Edited by Bruce Strauch and Jack Montgomery

Legally SpeakingEuropean Union Promises Big Changes in Copyright Law p. 63 by Bill HannayOn March 26, 2019, the EU’s Parliament adopted a new “Directive on Copyright for the Digital Single Market.”

Questions and AnswersCopyright Column p. 64 by Laura N. Gasaway — As always, Lolly features many relevant questions and answers.  Can blockchain be used to reduce uncertainty about who authored a work and the date it was produced?


Bet You Missed It p. 8 by Bruce StrauchWhat do Rudyard Kipling and Judith Krantz have in common?

And They Were ThereReports of Meetings — p. 66 In this issue you’ll find Ramune’s final installment of reports from the 2018 Charleston Conference.

The Scholarly Publishing SceneThe Maxwell Effect p. 71 by Myer KutzIt was November 5, 1991 and we were meeting in Charleston!  The overall conference theme was from Gilbert & Sullivan’s Mikado – “And I Am Right, And You are Right, Too-Loo-Ra-Lay.”  Ironically this was not the case for Mr. Maxwell, who was found overboard.


Both Sides Now:  Vendors and LibrariansHey Vendors, Do You Really Understand Your Marketplace? p. 74 by Michael GruenbergRodgers and Hammerstein knew best.

Being Earnest with CollectionsAdvancing Textbook Affordability: Considerations for Open and Affordable Course Materials p. 75 by Ariana E. SantiagoAriana has provided ATG readers with an overview of the project she led at the University of Houston.

Optimizing Library ServicesInstitutional Repositories and Knowledge Curation: Revisiting Knowledge  Conversion in the Academic Environment p. 78 by Arjun SabharwalThis focuses on the IR as a knowledge curation platform.

Marketing TouchpointsValue Is in the Eye of the Beholder: Building Bridges with User Experience Tools p. 81 by Jill HeinzeHow can you better market your DMP (data management plan)?

Biz of DigitalDeveloping and Growing a New Repository Service: Part 3 Expansion p. 83 by Michelle FlinchbaughThis is Part 3 of a three part series on creating a new repository service.

Squirreling Away: Managing Information Resources & LibrariesLife is as it is: Flexibility and Change Management p. 86 by Corey SeemanWhile Corey is going to expand this for subsequent works, there are three areas that we can focus on for this introduction to flexibility in libraries.


Considering Games in Libraries and SuchOn using a Game to Actually Teach Something. Part I: The Accidental Learner p. 72 by Jared Alexander SeayAbout a month or so ago my application was accepted for a small teaching grant to create escape rooms for teaching.

Wandering the WebFood Websites p. 88 by Dan ForrestIt’s always good to learn new and exciting things about food!

Library Analytics: Shaping the FutureCommunicating Library Impact through Annual Reports p. 90 by Kristin Hall and Janet H. ClarkeLearn about a visual redesign and presentation of the divisional annual report.

EpistemologyThe Tests of Time p. 93 by T. Scott PlutchakOwners of the servers on which our digital culture resides haven’t made long-term preservation a priority.

Let’s Get TechnicalHolistic Collection Assessment p. 94 by Meghan Burke and Gwen VredevoogdMarymount University assessed their library collection.


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