When: Wednesday, April 17, 3:30 – 5:00pm
Where: Watson 455
Join us for a discussion on contemporary scholarly publishing issues.
This event is free and open to the public.
Center for Digital Scholarship
Central American Theses and Dissertations
Professor Emeritus Charles Stansifer of the History department and the
staff of the Scholarly Communications program at the Center for Digital Scholarship worked together to create a unique collection of KU theses and dissertations in KU ScholarWorks, KU's institutional repository. See the collection at http://kuscholarworks.ku.edu/dspace/handle/1808/7107.
Digitizing Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps
KU Libraries received a grant from the National Historic Publications and Records Commission to digitize the Kansas Sanborn Maps and to make these maps openly available to anyone through the internet.
James Naismith's Life and Legacy: Celebrating 150 Years
The University of Kansas Libraries' exhibition, “James Naismith’s Life and Legacy: Celebrating 150 Years” celebrates the 150th birthday of basketball’s inventor. This collection of historic materials includes photographs, a scrapbook, university records and pamphlets from McGill University, Springfield College and the University of Kansas Archives. http://www.lib.ku.edu/naismith150
Open Access Week
Open Access: Set the Default to Openness
Every year in October, KU Libraries hosts a week of events for KU faculty,
graduate students, and others who want to learn how open access affects them as
authors and scholars. See the 2012 KU Open Access Week
site for this year's activities, http://www.lib.ku.edu/openaccess/OAweek2012.shtml,
Over the Rainbow: The John Tibbetts Archive of Conversations in the Arts and Humanities (1980 - Present)
Over the past 30 years, John C. Tibbetts, Associate Professor in the Department Film and Media Studies, has interviewed many hundreds of artists, scholars, and entertainers.KU ScholarWorks.His recorded conversations will be archived and made available through