Libraries and Scholarly Communications

Born-Digital Publications: A Conversation between a Librarian and a Publisher

As more scholars start developing multimedia digital projects, librarians and acquisitions editors both play key roles in supporting them and making these projects available to readers. In the following post, a librarian and an acquisitions editor who have collaborated on digital projects talk about how they think about this work and what they’d like to see more of.

The Challenges of COVID-19 for Early Career Librarians

A post from Feeding the Elephant: A Forum for Scholarly Communications.

Last week John Vsetecka offered his perspective on the impact of COVID-19 on early-career scholars. In today's post, we learn what's been like for early-career librarians from Laura Rocco, outreach and engagement librarian at California State University, Stanislaus.

[1:3] The Impact of COVID-19 on Scholarly Communications

Feeding the Elephant is pleased to introduce our [1:3] series. In this series, we pose 1 question to a librarian, a publisher, and a scholarthe 3 main stakeholders in the scholarly communications ecosystemto get each perspective on a particular issue. Here, we posed the question:

P2L4 Summit Follow-up: How Can Presses & Libraries Work Together to Advance Anti-Racism

A post from Feeding the Elephant: A Forum for Scholarly Communications.

Note: This was the third panel of the P2L conference held July 22. A recap of the first two panels can be found here
Lisa Bayer, Director, University of Georgia Press, sent us this summary.

P2L Summit: University Presses and Libraries: Partners in Digital Transformation

P2L4, a conference sponsored by the Association of Research Libraries (ARL) and the Association of University Presses (AUPresses), brought together a group of publishers and librarians via Zoom on July 22 to talk about scholarly publishing.