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The Accessibility Quotient: A New Measure of Open Access
(Pacific University Library; Journal of Librarianship and Scholarly Communication, 2012-05-15)
INTRODUCTION The Accessibility Quotient (AQ), a new measure for assisting authors and librarians in assessing and characterizing the degree of accessibility for a group of papers, is proposed and described. The AQ offers ...
Diversity, Inclusion, and Social Justice in Library Technical Services
The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Libraries recently embraced a large-scale initiative to incorporate the values of diversity, inclusion, and social justice (DISJ) into library practices. In early 2017, the ...
Implementing Open Access Policies Using Institutional Repositories
(American Library Association. Association for Library Collections and Technical Services, 2013-01-10)
Archive and database as metaphor: Theorizing the Historical Record
Digital media increase the visibility and presence of the past while also reshaping our sense of history. We have extraordinary access to digital versions of books, journals, film, television, music, art and popular ...
Bioinformatics Needs Assessment
An assessment of the Bioinformatics Program at MIT Libraries was conducted using quantitative and qualitative data collection methods during FY13-14. Interviews were conducted to gain insight about bioinformatics researcher’s ...
Creating a Social Justice Mindset: Diversity, Inclusion, and Social Justice in the Collections Directorate of the MIT Libraries
The Collections Directorate of the MIT Libraries sponsored a task force to identify opportunities for archives, technical services, preservation, scholarly communication, and collections strategy staff to manifest the ...
Publishing Practices of NIH-Funded Faculty of MIT
(Issues in Science and Technology Librarianship, 2010-08-01)
Faculty and researchers who receive substantial funding from NIH were interviewed about their publication practices. Qualitative data was collected from interviews of eleven faculty members and one researcher representing ...