Today’s post will focus on — and direct you to — information regarding Open Access and authors’ rights. The OA movement seeks to not only capitalize on the diminished barriers to distribution (thanks to the Internet) but also to empower scholars to gain greater control over the content they publish. This empowerment can be done […]Continue reading
Halloween Display and Trick or Treating! What a great time of year! The leaves are changing , the temperature is getting cooler, and it is time to carve some pumpkins for Halloween. In preparation for Halloween, we have gathered some real gems from our collection about ghosts, witches, magic, black cats, and all […]Continue reading
Yesterday, we left off on a high note. Seemingly every stakeholder involved — from authors to audience, institutions to commercial publishers — are supportive of Open Access in one form or another. However, Open Access has yet to become the law of the land. What’s the hold up? Could it be that Open Access too […]Continue reading
“Digital technologies have created more than one kind of revolution. Let’s call this one the access revolution.” – Peter Suber* Our celebration rolls on. But, in case you were wondering, we’re not celebrating alone! Open Access Week is an international event that for six years running has been promoting and advocating for Open Access in […]Continue reading
Welcome to Open Access Week! This week, the library will be highlighting the role that Open Access (OA) plays in the scholarly community, what OA resources are available for both student and faculty use, and what the future holds for resource sharing for colleges, universities, and other research institutions. Check back each day this week […]Continue reading
Our new books for October are on display at the Champlain Library! There are titles on topics from business and neuroscience to poetry and race including these titles: The idea factory : Bell Labs and the great age of American innovation / Jon Gertner “Multiplication is for white people” : raising expectations for other people’s children […]Continue reading
godbox by Chris Thompson Can algorithms be art? How have recent discoveries in neurology changed our concept of freewill? Can the vernacular of video games and data-visualization be used as an artistic medium? What is the difference between an artwork and a scientific experiment? godbox On display in the Champlain College Library, godbox, a hybrid […]Continue reading
Fun news: Our campus license to ARTSTOR now includes access to 2,000 New Yorker cartoons! To get to ArtSTOR, use the library website at http://www.champlain.edu/library, and choose the “Article Databases” link at the middle of the screen, then choose Art & Design or look under “A” for ArtSTOR. Enjoy!