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    • Building and Managing Your Online Profile as an Academic 

      Spiro, Lisa; Kipphut-Smith, Shannon (2016-12-07)
      Slides from a workshop on raising your online visibility as an academic.
    • Cultivating our ORCID garden: Lessons learned from publishers 

      Kipphut-Smith, Shannon (2017)
      ORCID (Open Researcher and Contributor ID)--developed to address the problem of name ambiguity in scholarship--has been widely welcomed by many in the scholarly communications community, including many academic librarians. In fact, librarians have been some of the organization’s biggest supporters, largely because they understand how a persistent ...
    • Cultural Anthropology and Open Access—Interview With Dominic Boyer, Cymene Howe, and Marcel LaFlamme 

      Vieira, Scott; Kipphut-Smith, Shannon (2019)
      In this installment of “Conversations,” Dominic Boyer, Cymene Howe, and Marcel LaFlamme, of the Cultural Anthropology editorial team, discuss the ins and outs of publishing a gold open access journal in the field of anthropology. Highlights of the discussion include Cultural Anthropology’s move to open access, the ethics of open access, the growth ...
    • Engaging in a Campus-Wide Conversation About Open Access 

      Kipphut-Smith, Shannon (2014)
      Open access (OA) scholarship—generally, scholarship made freely available online with minimal copyright and licensing restrictions—is a major focus of many academic libraries. Academic libraries are perfectly situated to lead the discussion about open access and are natural partners in campus-wide open access initiatives. In April 2012, Rice University’s ...
    • "Good Enough": Developing a Simple Workflow for Open Access Policy Implementation 

      Kipphut-Smith, Shannon (2014)
      Academic libraries are often tasked with open access (OA) policy implementation. Many academic libraries have developed robust workflows that utilize custom-built management tools and receive support from a number of library staff. While such workflows certainly streamline the process, their development and management require significant resources. ...
    • Leading a Campus-Wide Conversation About Open Access 

      Kipphut-Smith, Shannon (2014)
      Open access (OA) scholarship—generally, scholarship made freely available online with minimal copyright and licensing restrictions—is a “hot topic” in academic libraries. Academic libraries are perfectly situated to lead the discussion about open access and are natural partners in campus-wide open access initiatives. In April 2012, Rice University’s ...
    • Libraries at the hub as the federally funded research wheel turns to open 

      Kipphut-Smith, Shannon; Rozum, Betty; Thoms, Becky (2016-03-15)
      Academic libraries are strong partners in supporting researcher compliance with both funder public access policies and institutional open access policies, and are increasingly involved in research data management activities. The 2008 National Institutes of Health (NIH) Public Access Policy, requiring researchers to deposit copies of all NIH-funded ...
    • Measuring Open Access Policy Compliance: Results of a Survey 

      Kipphut-Smith, Shannon; Boock, Michael; Chapman, Kimberly; Hooper, Michaela Willi (2018)
      INTRODUCTION: In the last decade, a significant number of institutions have adopted open access (OA) policies. Many of those working with OA policies are tasked with measuring policy compliance. This article reports on a survey of Coalition of Open Access Policy Institutions (COAPI) members designed to better understand the methods currently used for ...
    • Reasons for Non-Compliance with an Institutional OA Policy 

      Kipphut-Smith, Shannon (2015)
      As the number of institutional open access policies increases, libraries and other academic units must figure out ways to facilitate faculty compliance. This poster shares initial results of a study tracking faculty responses to requests for articles, showing that the barrier to faculty compliance is more often due to issues related to alignment of ...
    • Rescoping research through student-librarian collaboration: Lessons from the Fondren Fellows program 

      LaFlamme, Marcel; Kipphut-Smith, Shannon; Association of College and Research Libraries (2018)
      Academic library professionals increasingly see student workers as full coparticipants in the design and delivery of library resources and services. For some librarians, this perspective grows out of a commitment to critical and feminist pedagogy,1 while for others, greater reliance on student workers in the face of flat or contracting budgets has ...
    • What Does Your Data Need? 

      Carlson, Scott; Spiro, Lisa; Weimer, Kathy; Kipphut-Smith, Shannon (2015-09-25)
      What does research data need so that it can live on after the experiment is over? Challenges facing Rice researchers in successfully (and strategically) managing their research data include formulating an effective data management plan, cultivating the data with proper organization and description, and protecting it against future loss (or decay). ...
    • “When We’re Done with It, We Don’t Care What Happens to It” What Open Access Practitioners Can Learn from Deadheads 

      Kipphut-Smith, Shannon; Carlson, Scott; Smith, Kevin L.; Dickson, Katherine A. (2016)
      Historians and commentators have long praised the Grateful Dead for their razor-sharp business acumen, especially the band’s policy on audience taping. What started as way to stem the tide of bootlegs (while keeping a certain segment of the fan base happy) turned out to be a brilliant marketing tool, as well as a cornerstone of Deadhead culture. Our ...