Scholarly Communications Working Group Meeting Minutes
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Title: Scholarly Communications Working Group Meeting Minutes
Physical Description: Meeting Minutes
Creator: Fruin, Christine
Publisher: George A. Smathers Libraries
Place of Publication: Gainesville, FL
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Scholarly Communications Working Group (SCWG) Meeting Minutes February 13, 2012 / 10:30 – 11:30am / LW 429 Minutes: Laurie Taylor Present: Beth Auten, Dina Benson, Tara Cataldo, Christine Ross (Chair), Melody Royster, Isabel Silver, Laurie Taylor, and Jenny Wondracek. Not present: Stacey Ewing, Rae Jesano, and Lois Widmer. Minutes I. Review/Approve January Minutes a. No changes to minutes b. Updates to agenda; information items: i. An Open Access presentation will be held during the next Faculty Senate meeting on February 16. For this, Isabel will present with Scott Nygren and Mario Poceski (Chair of the University Libraries Committee) on the Berlin Declaration and asking Faculty Senate to charge the University Libraries Committee with developing an Open Access policy to be submitted to the Faculty Senate. ii. The UFOAP funding had been exhausted. Christine is working on the report to the Dean which will then go to the Provost. The report will include the raw data, feedback from the survey, information on the applications still coming in, etc. If the program is to continue there will likely be changes in some of the information for applicants and applicant process to make the process easier to understand. II. 2012 Strategies – review and discuss draft document a. Group consensus on agreement with the draft document. b. Christine and Tara will be working on impact factors, perhaps on impact overall and not limited to impact factors. c. With the new Exhibits Coordinator, perhaps the group could develop a display and/or exhibit on Open Access and/or the IR. III. Subcommittee Meetings (IR and Open Access Week Planning) in March (no regular meeting?) a. The next regular monthly meeting is cancelled because Christine is attending SPARC meeting which conflicts. Instead of the regular meeting time, meeting with the two Subcommittees only. b. The IR subcommittee will cover the renaming of the IR to ALICE and the possible exhibit. The Open Access Week Planning Group includes Beth and Christine and any who are interested are invited to join and/or recommend others for inclusion. c. The next full committee meeting will be in April and Christine will cover updates by Christine from COAPI and SPARC. COAPI is planning a pre meeting for the SPARC meeting to discuss Open Access Week activities and Christine will provide an update on that and from the debriefing notes from UF’s last Open Access Week at the meeting in April. IV. Copyright/Scholarly Communications Update (Elsevier boycott, etc.)


a. Legislative updates include the Research Works Act and Federal Research Public Access Act (FRPAA) and the Elsevier boycott. The Elsevier boycott information is on: http://thecostofknowledge.com/ b. No decision or updates on the Georgia case. c. Code Best Practices for Fair Use document released and webinar held (both available online) and Christine, Isabel, and the Dean will be meeting with the General Counsel about this soon. Diane Bruxvoort is going to Emory tomorrow to present about UF and the Code. V. Updates/Announcements a. Isabel, Christine, and Laurie will be presenting on the Libraries’ publishing services on Monday at 2pm in 1A. b. Law Review may go Open Access, using the Law School’s Bepress as the support system. c. Christine will be holding a Fair Use workshop for all of Access Support based on their request. d. Christine will cancel the regular meeting calendar invite for March and send meeting invites for the subcommittee meetings. Meeting ended at 11:07am Next meeting: second Monday of the month, April 9, 2012; minutes Jenny Wondracek