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  • Table of Contents
  • About the authors

In response to new forms of research output and mandates for open data and science, scholarly communications and related work on research data management, copyright, and open access have become important services for academic librarians—including instruction and liaison librarians—to offer faculty and students. Academic libraries have become increasingly vital throughout the entire research process.

The Scholarly Communications Cookbook features 84 recipes that can help you establish programs, teach concepts, conduct outreach, and use scholarly communications technologies in your library. The book is divided into 4 thorough sections:

  1. Taking Your Program to the Next Level
  2. Open Educational Resources
  3. Publishing Models and Open Access
  4. Tools, Trends, and Best Practices for Modern Researchers 

Recipes can be used by those new to scholarly communications, early-career librarians, and more experienced professionals looking for fresh ideas for their institution. Each recipe includes outcomes for implementing the project, and many also include outcomes for end-users like workshop attendees. Chefs have also aligned recipes to standards and frameworks, including the ACRL Framework for Information Literacy for Higher Education, the ACRL Scholarly Communications Toolkit, and NASIG’s Core Competencies for Scholarly Communication Librarians.


Section I: Taking Your Program to the Next Level

Souping Up Scholarly Communications via the Power of Co-Location
Carol E. Smith

Research Strategies Certificate Program: A Recipe for Librarians Who Prefer Their Scholarly Communications Instruction Program Well Done
Brian Quinn

A Teaching-Focused Scholarly Communication Starter: Kneading Strategic Partnerships
Daina Dickman and Melissa Seelye

Promoting Student Authorship and Research Skills through Campus Collaborations
Heather F. Ball

The ScholComm Symposium Stew: Introducing Students to the Research Life Cycle Ingredients
Manda Vrkljan and Silvia Vong

Campus Engagement with Research, Competition and Opportunity: A Lighting Round Showcase
A. Miller

Professional Development as a Piece of Cake: How to Host a Scholarly Communication Mini-conference
Jen L. Bonnet

Gone Walkabout: Door-to-Door Faculty Engagement
Christopher J.J. Thiry

Developing a Podcast for Highlighting Faculty Teaching and Research
Allison N. Symulevich, Ricky Zager, and Timothy P. Henkel

The Proof is in the Pudding: Building a Local Repository for Online Learning Objects
Jordan Hale and Kari D. Weaver

Section II: Open Educational Resources

Cultivating an OER Culture on Campus
Ellie Svoboda and Ben Harnke

Artisinal OER: Starting from Scratch at a Small Liberal Arts College
Stephen Krueger and Kelsey Molseed

Cooking On All 4 Burners: Maximizing Campus Partnerships to Encourage the Adoption of OER
CJ Ivory

The Perfect Mix: Leveraging Library Collections and Bookstore Partnerships for Textbook Affordability
Jessica Kirschner and Hillary Miller

OER Curation: A Recipe for Subject Liaison Librarians
Brittany Dudek, Holly Stevens, and Victoria West-Pawl

OER Faculty Cohort Program
Karl Suhr and Stephanie Hallam

Mise en Place: Putting Things in Place for a Fully-Baked OER Grant Program
Hilary Baribeau and Kristina Clement

Open Educational Resources Award for Faculty
Justin Kani and Rachel Hinrichs

The HackYourSyllabus Mini-Grant: A Bite-Sized OER Incentive Program
Kathy Essmiller, Clarke Iakovakis, and Matt Upson

WY Open: A Grassroots Open Educational Resources Initiative
Shannon M. Smith, Chad Hutchens, and Cassandra Kvenild

“I Heart OER Month:” An Online and In-Person OER Training Program
Stephanie Hallam and Karl Suhr

Have Some M(OER) Money!
Esther Brandon and Laura Hibbler

Easy Bake OER Consultations with Faculty in Four Simple Steps
CJ Ivory and Rebecca M. “Missy” Murphey

A “Soup to Nuts” OER Workshop for Faculty and Staff
Samantha Dannick

Establishing Programs on Campus: Transitioning from Traditional Textbooks to Viable Alternatives
Deanna Munson

OERs: Tasty Home-Cooked Textbooks
William Bowman

Unspoiled Broth: A Memorandum of Understanding for Chefs Cooking up OER
Clarke Iakovakis, Kathy Essmiller, and Matt Upson

A Project Management Template for OER Projects
Cinthya Ippoliti, Kathy Essmiller, and Matt Upson

Facilitating Class Book Projects
Robert Browder

A Party Platter of Peer-Reviewed OER Assignments
Elizabeth Jardine, Ece Aykol, and Justin Rogers-Cooper

eTexts and Ham: The Scholar’s Book Fair
Beth South, Sue McFadden, and Zihang Shao

Prepping an Open Sandwich: Assembly of a Multilayered Exhibit of Open Resources
Katelyn Angell and Elvis Bakaitis

Whip Up a Statewide Team of Affordable Learning Ambassadors
Anna Bendo, Mandi Goodsett, Mary Hricko, and Joe Nowakowski

Section III: Publishing Models and Open Access

Getting an Open Access Policy on the Menu: Expanding Support for Policy Adoption Through Campus Collaboration
Melissa H. Cantrell and Andrew Johnson

 Stocking the OA Pantry: Assessing a University’s Open Access Infrastructure
Mahrya Burnett, Heather Healy, Willow Fuchs, and Brian Westra

Open Access Campus Conversations Cohort
Amanda Y. Makula

Establishing an Open Access Publication Fund
Alexa Hight

In the Test Kitchen: Developing a Recipe for a Faculty Publication Fund
Jane Monson and Jennifer Mayer

Turning up the Heat: Taking Your Library’s Open Access Journal Publishing Services to the Next Level
Shayna Pekala

Appetizing Starters: Journal Proposal Templates
A. Miller

Teaching Authors about Predatory Journals in the One-on-One Consultation
Monica Berger

Key Ingredients in the Journal Publication Lifecycle
Jylisa Doney

Cooking Up Open Access LIS Journals
Joseph R. Kraus

Supporting Research with the Creation of Accessible Publications and Universal Design
A. Miller

Menu of Indexing: A Guide to Basic Discovery Strategies
A. Miller

A Recipe for Success: Celebrating Faculty and Increasing Institutional Repository Participation
Josh Cromwell

“Donuts & Downloads” or (If Not Using Donuts) “Top Three in [The Name of Your IR]”
Amanda Y. Makula

Creating an Open Works Workshop
Jenelys Cox and Nicolas Parés

A Beginner’s Guide to Understanding Creative Commons
Amy Dye-Reeves

Scholarly Communications and Open Access: An Introduction for Upper-level Undergraduates
Amanda Y. Makula

Mixing up a Three-Layer Peer Review Cake with Critical Information Literacy, Online Learning, and Scholarly Communication
Tessa Withorn, Carolyn Caffrey Gardner, and Dana Ospina

Have Your Cake and Eat it Too: Throw a Public Domain Party and Engage Students in Discussions About Copyright
Annie Johnson, Rebecca Lloyd, and Kristina De Voe

A “Choose Your Own Adventure” Recipe for Teaching Scholarly Communications Concepts
Christie Hurrell

Access Challenge for Public Health Students
Janelle Wertzberger and Amy Dailey

GOAT Stew: Gamified Open Access Team Stewardship
Jennifer Chan, Rachel Green, Victoria Haindel, Simon Lee, and M. Wynn Tranfield

Hacking the Catalog as an Open Access Research Tool
Jeehyun Davis and Kristen Hogan

Hosting a Successful Transcription Tasting Event
Mary Jo Orzech

Open Access Movie Night
Lisa M. Villa

Section IV: Tools, Trends, and Best Practices for Modern Researchers

Reclaiming Library Relevancy: Creating New Ways to Service a Rapidly Growing Campus Community by Supporting Research
Brooke Troutman

Workshops Mise en Place: Working with Campus Partners to Cook Up Tech Workshops in the Library
Nancy R. Curtis, Grace Liu, and Anne Marie Engelsen

Creating Workshops that Promote the Use of Web of Science Tools: Endnote, Publons, and Endnote Click
Elizabeth Sterner and Cari Didion

Cite Your Sources Auto-Magically: Helping Students Choose a Citation Management Tool
Francisco Fajardo, Barbara M. Sorondo, Christopher M. Jimenez, Rebecca Roth, and Stephanie Brenenson

A Five-Star Citing Experience: Creating Variations on a Master Class
Christopher M. Jimenez, Rebecca Roth, Stephanie Brenenson, Barbara M. Sorondo, and Francisco Fajardo

Organizing Your Pantry: Teaching Zotero to Graduate Students
Amy Harris Houk and Megan Carlton

Zotero Smoothie: Blending Citations into Annotated Bibliographies and Literature Review
Livia Piotto

Using Citation Management Software throughout Research Paper Writing Process
Qianjin (Marina) Zhang

Chrome Extensions for Research
Cari Didion and Elizabeth Sterner

Creating Spreadsheet Tool Workshops that Promote the Use of Excel and Google Sheets
Cari Didion and Elizabeth Sterner

Keeping Track of Your Recipe: Moving from Cookbooks to the Web
Megan Carlton and Jo Klein

Partnering for Success: A Reproducibility Workshop Series for Biomedical Researchers
Ariel Deardorff and Anneliese Taylor

Open Science and Data Management: Introducing Graduate Students to Research Workflows in a Local Context
Samantha Teplitzky, Erica Newcome, Susan Powell, and Anna Sackmann

Creating a Test Kitchen for Research Data Management with UF/IFAS Global Feed the Future–Haiti
Chelsea Johnston, Suzanne Stapleton, and Plato Smith

Cooking up Community for Advancing Undergraduate Data and Computing Skills
Kay K. Bjornen

Teaching a Beginner-Level Data Visualization Workshop Po’boy Style
Terri Gotschall and Raney Collins

LaTeX for Beginners Workshop
Sarah Over

Combining The Carpentries, Library Instruction, and Research Computing: An Instructional Program
Zachary W. Painter

Streamlining Institutional Repository Deposit: How to Cook Up a CV Service
Jenny Hoops

Peel, Pare, Plate, Post: Repository Mise en Place for Collecting Faculty Articles
Adriana Palmer and Jill Cirasella

Using Vireo & DSpace to Capture “Non-ETD” Student-Created Work
Kelly Visnak and Yumi Ohira

Using a Distributed Deposit Program to Populate an Institutional Repository and Foster Open Access Advocacy with Library and Administrative Staff
Colin B. Lukens

Whipping up an Online Research Profile: How to Promote and Manage Your Research for Improved Science Communication
Jennifer K. Embree and Neyda V. Gilman

The Different Flavors of Research Impact: A Tasting of Traditional and Alternative Bibliometric Assessment Tools
Jennifer K. Embree and Neyda V. Gilman

From Sous-Chef to Chef de Cuisine: Establishing a Scholarly Identity
Megan Carlton and Amy Harris Houk

Building Your Balanced Plate: Tips for Navigating the Online Presence Tools Buffet as a Female Researcher
Anna Newman and Laura A. Robinson

Brianna Buljung

Brianna Buljung is the teaching and learning librarian at the Colorado School of Mines. She collaborates with classroom faculty to integrate information literacy instruction into the curriculum, teaches sessions, develops policy, and supports the eforts of other instruction librarians. Prior to joining Mines in 2016, she was the engineering and computer science librarian at the US Naval Academy and a contract reference librarian at the National Defense University. She earned her master of library and information science from the University of Denver in 2011.

Emily Bongiovanni

Emily Bongiovanni is the scholarly communications librarian at the Colorado School of Mines, where she supports faculty and students throughout the research lifecycle and promotes open science. She went to Denison University for her undergraduate degree and earned her master of library and information science at the University of Denver. Emily’s most recent scholarship and research endeavors center around open education resources (OER). She currently chairs the Colorado Department of Higher Education’s Open Educational Council and has received multiple grants for developing OER programs at Mines.