Category Archives: Events/Announcements

Call for Participation- Strengths and Weaknesses of Peer Review

The importance and effectiveness (or lack thereof) of peer review has been debated over the years. There is a call for participation to discuss the matter more thoroughly. Several ways to take part: Submit an article to the Special Track … Continue reading

Posted in Events/Announcements | Leave a comment

Carleton University-Open Access Author Funds Available

The Carleton University Library and the Office of the Vice President (Research &  International) (OVPRI) invite Carleton faculty, post-doctoral fellows, graduate students, and full-time professional staff to apply for the Carleton University Research Impact Endeavour (CURIE) Fund. The CURIE Fund … Continue reading

Posted in Events/Announcements, Open Access, Resources | Leave a comment

Webcast- Article Metrics

SPARC (Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition) will be hosting a free webinar on article level metrics with Peter Binfield. “Building New Measures for Impact: Article Level Metrics” will be held Thursday, April 12, 2012, from 12:00pm-1:00pm EST. Registration is … Continue reading

Posted in Events/Announcements, Journal Metrics | Leave a comment

Carleton University Graduate Student Open Access Award Announced

Carleton Library, the Graduate Student Association (GSA), and the Office of the Vice President (Research & International) (OVPRI) are pleased to announce the winners of the 2011-2012 Graduate Student Open Access Award.  This monetary award of $1000.00 was established to … Continue reading

Posted in Events/Announcements, Open Access | Leave a comment

Professional Skills Workshops for Graduate Research Students

Carleton Library will be offering a week-long series of professional research skills workshops from January 30 to February 3, 2012. The event is co-sponsored by the Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Affairs. Workshops will cover topics of particular interest to … Continue reading

Posted in Events/Announcements | Leave a comment

Call for proposals: SPARC Open Access Meeting Innovation Fair

There is a call for proposals for the SPARC 2012 Open Access Meeting Innovation Fair, where participants have no more than two minutes to share about “innovative or creative approaches to use of open content, content discovery, value-added services, impact … Continue reading

Posted in Events/Announcements, Open Access | Leave a comment

Statistics Canada to make all online data free

Embassy is reporting that Statscan will make all its “online products, including the census, socioeconomic and geographic data” free to the public starting February 2012.  Click here to see report.

Posted in Data, Events/Announcements | Leave a comment