Scholarly Communication Reading List

The following articles and literature are a great source of further information and research in the areas of Scholarly Communication and Open Access. New items are always being added.

Ten Things You Should Know About Scholarly Communication, American Library Association / Association of College and Research Libraries, 2011.

Essay On Open Access by 11 University Provosts, Inside HigherEd, 2012.

Scholarly Communication Column in C&RL News, designed to highlight issues related to scholarly communication and publishing to stimulate conversation and exchange of information across campuses and among colleagues.

Scholarly Communications @ Duke, blog by Kevin Smith, Director of the Office of Copyright and Scholarly Communication at Duke University.

The Journal of Librarianship and Scholarly Communication seeks to share useful innovations, both in thought and in practice, with the aim of encouraging scholarly exchange and the subsequent benefits that are borne of scrutiny, experimentation and debate. 

Crises and Opportunities: The Futures of Scholarly Publishing, Presented at the American Council of Learned Societies annual meeting on May 10, 2003.

To Publish and Perish article co-sponsored by the Association of Research Libraries, the Association of American Universities, and the Pew Higher Education Roundtable.

A World Digital Library Is Coming True! Robert Darnton, New York Review, May 22, 2014.

Do Open Access Electronic Theses and Dissertations Diminish Publishing Opportunities in the Sciences? Marisa L. Ramírez, Gail McMillan, et. al., November 2014 College & Research Libraries vol. 75 no. 6 808-821.

The Serials Crisis and Open Access, A White Paper for the Virginia Tech Commission on Research

Peer Review in Academic Promotion and Publishing: Its Meaning, Locus, and Future, Diane Harley and Sophia Krzys Acord, Research and Occasional Papers Series, Center for Studies in Higher Education, UC Berkeley, 4 March 2011.

Leading Humanities Journal Debuts ‘Open’ Peer Review, and Likes It, Jennifer Howard, The Chronicle of Higher Education, 26 July 2010.