Scholarly Communication – What Do We Need to Know?
Today the ACRL releases “Establishing a Research Agenda for Scholarly Communication: A Call for Community Engagement.” But, true to what it’s calling for – a conversation – it’s not a static document. The conversation started last July and involved parties from several organizations that have been engaged in this kind of research, key players such as ACRL, ARL, CLIR, Ithaka, and SPARC. Eight key issues emerged out of that meeting, including:
Now it’s your turn. Share your thoughts or comment on ideas at the agenda’s wiki. You can also view a podcast of the committee co-chairs, or (if you’re like me, disposed toward a linear, 1.0 reading style) print off a .pdf version. What questions would you like to see addressed?