- The Internet Archive’s Community Webs Digital Archiving Program Welcomes 60+ New Members From the US, Canada and Internationally
According to infoDOCKET “Community Webs, the Internet Archive’s community history web and digital archiving program, is welcoming over 60 new members from across the US, Canada, and internationally. This new cohort is the first expansion of the Community Webs program outside of the United States and we are thrilled to be supporting the development of diverse, community-based web collections on an international scale…”
KnowledgeSpeak reports that “ResearchGate and Hindawi Limited have announced a new agreement that will make all articles published in Hindawi’s open access journals available directly on the ResearchGate platform upon publication.
The partnership, which launched on October 14, 2021, will also see the published version of all 290k+ articles from across Hindawi’s portfolio of 230+ gold open access journals fully accessible on ResearchGate by the end of 2021.
MORE LIBRARY AND PUBLISHING NEWS FROM A VARIETY OF SOURCES
- Government Publications Library at the University of Minnesota Twin Cities Named Government Publications Office (GPO) 2021 Library of the Year
CONFERENCES, MEETINGS, AND WEBINARS
- ACRL is excited to offer a free webcast in celebration of Open Access Week. Tune in at 1:00 p.m. Central on Monday, October 25, for “Celebrating Open Access Week: Scaling Open to Fit Local Needs.” Institutions’ approaches to ‘Open’ movements, specifically Open Access and Open Educational Resources, can vary wildly depending on institutional size, financial situation, staff availability, and community needs… Join authors from ACRL’s The Scholarly Communications Cookbook to learn how librarians at all kinds of institutions can adapt workshops, consultations, and other projects to their local needs…”
- Learn Wikidata: A New Interactive Course For Information Professionals The Learn Wikidata course aspires to teach librarians, library staff members, and other information professionals how to edit bibliographic information on Wikidata. While library professionals are experts in bibliographic data, the data model and editing environment of Wikidata may feel unfamiliar. In this peer-led course, library professionals at Vanderbilt University provide a guided tour of Wikidata, starting with basics like creating accounts and adding items and then introducing advanced tools to make editing more efficient.