Common Ground at the Nexus of Information Literacy and Scholarly Communication

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Common Ground at the Nexus of Information Literacy and Scholarly Communication presents concepts, experiments, collaborations, and strategies at the crossroads of the fields of scholarly communication and information literacy. The seventeen essays and interviews in this volume engage ideas and describe vital partnerships that enrich both information literacy and scholarly communication programs within institutions of higher education. Contributions address core scholarly communication topics such as open access, copyright, authors' rights, the social and economic factors of publishing, and scholarly publishing through the lens of information literacy. This volume is appropriate for all university and college libraries and for library and information school collections.

Note: a separate Open Access edition [ISBN 978-0-8389-8634-9] of this book is available; that edition, for reasons of permission, lacks Chapter 2 of the print edition.

Joyce L. OgburnForeword: Closing the Gap between Information Literacy and Scholarly Communication
Stephanie Davis-Kahl and Merinda Kaye Hensley Introduction and Acknowledgements

1. Julia Gelfand and Catherine PalmerWeaving Scholarly Communication and Information Literacy: Strategies for Incorporating Both Threads in Academic Library Outreach
2. John Willinsky and Juan Pablo AlperinThe Academic Ethics of Open Access to Research and Scholarship (article reprint) 
3. Kim Duckett and Scott WarrenExploring the Intersections of Information Literacy and Scholarly Communication: Two Frames of Reference for Undergraduate Instruction
4. Gail Clement and Stephanie Brenenson Theft of the Mind: An Innovative Approach to Plagiarism and Copyright Education
5. Isaac Gilman Scholarly Communication for Credit: Integrating Publishing Education into Undergraduate Curriculum
6. Cheryl E. Ball "Pirates of Metadata" or, The True Adventures of How One Journal Editor and Fifteen Undergraduate Publishing Majors Survived a Harrowing Metadata-Mining Project
7. Merinda Kaye Hensley The Poster Session as a Vehicle for Teaching the Scholarly Communication Process
8. Margeaux Johnson and Matthew Daley Sparking Creativity: The Sparky Awards and Mind Mashup at the University of Florida
9. Margeaux Johnson, Amy G. Buhler, and Sara Russell Gonzalez Communicating with Future Scholars: Lesson Plans to Engage Undergraduate Science Students with Open Access Issues in a Semester-Long Course
10. Stephanie Davis-Kahl Scholarship and Advocacy at the UVa Scholars Lab: An Interview with Bethany Nowviskie, Ph.D. and Eric Johnson
11. Alex R. Hodges Modeling Academic Integrity for International Students: Use of Strategic Scaffolding for Information Literacy, Scholarly Communication and Cross-Cultural Learning
12. Marianne A. Buehler and Anne E. Zald At the Nexus of Scholarly Communication and Information Literacy: Promoting Graduate Student Publishing Success
13. Abigail Goben Scholarly Communication in the Dentistry Classroom
14. Christine Fruin Scholarly Communication in the Field: Assessing the Scholarly Communication Needs of Cooperative Extension Faculty and Staff
15. Jennifer Duncan, Susanne K. Clement, and Betty Rozum Teaching Our Faculty:  Developing Copyright and Scholarly Communication Outreach Programs
16. Stephanie Davis-Kahl The Right to Research Coalition and Open Access Advocacy: An Interview with Nick Shockey
17. Joy Kirchner and Kara J. MalenfantACRL's Scholarly Communications Roadshow: Bellwether for a Changing Profession

Author Biographies

Stephanie Davis-Kahl

Stephanie Davis-Kahl, Co-Editor is the Scholarly Communications Librarian at Illinois Wesleyan University. She provides leadership for scholarly communication programs and services, including Digital Commons @ IWU. She works with students, faculty and staff to provide guidance on authors' rights, copyright, and open access. As Managing Faculty Co-Editor of the Undergraduate Economic Review, she works closely with students on the publishing process. She provides research consultation, collection development and instruction to four departments at IWU, supervises Access Services, and is involved in faculty governance. She is active in the Association of College and Research Libraries, and her research interests include library publishing, undergraduate research and scholarly communication programs at liberal arts colleges. She earned her Bachelor of Arts in East Asian Studies from Oberlin College and her Master of Science in Library Science from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

Merinda Kaye Hensley

Merinda Kaye Hensley, Co-Editor, is associate professor and digital scholarship liaison and instruction librarian at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. She provides leadership for the educational initiatives in the Scholarly Commons, a digital scholarship center that serves the emerging research and technology needs of scholars in data services, digital humanities, digitization, and scholarly communication. Merinda has taught for the School of Information Sciences at Illinois, LIS 590AE: Information Literacy and Instruction and Practice. She is active in the ACRL, having served as Chair of the Student Learning and Information Literacy Committee, Chair of the Instruction Section (2017–2018), and as a member of the Information Literacy Competency Standards for Higher Education Task Force, which wrote the ACRL Framework for Information Literacy for Higher Education. Merinda presents nationally and internationally on her research, incorporating scholarly communication into information literacy instruction, developing research support and publishing services for undergraduate researchers, and improving teaching skills of new librarians.