The University of Texas at San Antonio Portal | Scholarly Communication Librarian

“Demonstrated knowledge of institutional repositories.

Serve as a resource on issues and trends relevant to copyright/fair use and scholarly communication.

Review license agreements for information resources and maintain licenses for record keeping purposes.

Develop strategic relationships with campus community members to inform, support, and advance the scholarly communication program’s goals.

Support the Libraries’ institutional repository.

Engage and partner with subject librarians to design and deliver educational programs to faculty and campus units about copyright and scholarly communication. Develop relevant trainings, guides and tools for library and campus constituencies.

Establish and support mechanisms to assist faculty with publishing choices, publishing agreements, management of copyright and intellectual property, and compliance with funder requirements.

Set goals for scholarly communication initiatives.

Lead and participate in committees, task forces, and strategic projects.

Monitor national scholarly communication trends and issues, and inform library and university constituents to ensure full benefits of the dynamic scholarly communication system….”

Librarian III (OER & Scholarly Communications Librarian)

From West Texas A&M University: “Cornette Library’s OER and Scholarly Communications Librarian, under the supervision of the Head of Outreach and Instruction, will address current faculty needs in the areas of research and scholarly/creative output including but not limited to: open access publishing specifically OER (Open Educational Resources), creating digital collections and maintaining a digital repository, copyright, bibliometrics, data analytics tools and assessment, and assistance with data management plans. This position promotes the use of the library’s digital repository to other campus entities and develops and leads an OER initiatives on campus, including co-chairing the university’s OER Working Group. Creates, manages, and maintains a libguide highlighting faculty resources and library’s scholarly communications web presence. Position works scheduled hours at the 1st floor service desk and as part of library outreach and instruction team, participates in delivery of library instruction as needed….”

Scholarly Communications Librarian (STA003881)

The Scholarly Communications Librarian works to develop and promote the Neumann Library’s scholarly communications services. This includes services available through the Texas Digital Library (the institutional repository, the data repository, and Vireo), and related topics such as copyright, open access, and scholarly metrics. Engages in scholarly collections analysis and develops and promotes research services specializing in assistance with digital tools for data analysis, management, visualization, and sharing. Collaborates with faculty and library staff to foster awareness of new technologies directly related to digital scholarship….”

The MFAH Collections | The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston

“The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, houses an encyclopedic collection of more than 65,000 works of art created throughout the world, from antiquity to the present. Explore the Museum’s art collections through this searchable database, which is continually being updated. Browse to discover art across time periods, cultures, classifications, and more. Then visit the Museum to experience your favorites in person….”

Nine post-Harvey research projects receive funding from Rice

“The Harvey Memories Project [about the 2017 Hurrican Harvey] will launch and maintain a state-of-the-art, open-access digital repository to collect, preserve and publish community-contributed memories of the storm in multiple formats, such as photos documenting storm preparations, audio and video recordings of the storm in progress and survivors’ narratives….”

A Fantastic Milestone for Texas ScholarWorks! | Open Access at UT

TSW [Texas ScholarWorks] has now surpassed over 50,000 items! From theses and dissertations to newsletters to articles to student journals, we provide a wide-ranging collection of what is being produced by the UT Austin Community. We have been accessed millions of times by people in almost every country in the world! Thank you for your continued support.”

Workflow Development for an Institutional Repository in an Emerging Research Institution

“This paper describes the process librarians in the Albert B. Alkek Library at Texas State University undertook to increase the amount of faculty publications in their institutional repository, known as the Digital Collections. DESCRIPTION OF PROGRAM Digital Collections at Texas State University is built on a DSpace platform and serves as the location for electronic theses and dissertations, faculty publications, and other digital Texas State University materials. Despite having launched the service in 2005, the amount of faculty work added to the repository has never been at the levels initially hoped for on launch.”