Reminder! Winter 2018 Researcher Workshops

Reminder! Winter 2018 Researcher Workshops

Looking for opportunities to advance your research skill set? The Researcher Workshop series, offered by the University of Manitoba Libraries, may be a great place to start! Created to meet the research needs of faculty, graduate students, and researchers, these sessions will be beneficial to those looking to learn more about emerging issues such as … Continue reading

International Open Access Week

International Open Access Week

Open access (OA) is the free, online availability of research and scholarly outputs, including peer-reviewed articles, primarily in reference to publications without expectation of payment. With the new Tri-Agencies (CIHR, NSERC, SSHRC) policy to make agency-funded research publicly accessible within 12 months of publication, open access publishing plays an important role in a post-secondary context. … Continue reading

Predatory publishers: what you need to know

Last month, Beall’s blog made waves in the scientific publishing world when all of its content disappeared without warning. Jeffery Beall, scholarly initiatives librarian and associate professor at the University of Colorado, maintained Scholarly Open Access, a blog offering a list of indicators of predatory publishing activities as well as a list of “known” predatory publishers. … Continue reading