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Scholarly Communications Committee
Scholarly Communications Committee
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Scholarly Communications Committee
The Scholarly Communications Committee plans and helps to implement services, including education
programs, focused on issues related to:
Access to and dissemination of research and scholarship (both in published and unpublished
forms) produced on the UIUC campus
Promoting an understanding of author rights
Exploration of a range of traditional and alternative publishing models
Increasing dialog with departments/units on campus around a broad range of scholarly
communications issues
Copyright issues in the use of materials in research and teaching under guidance of the
copyright attorney to be hired by the three campuses.
Goals for 2008-2010
The primary goals for 2008-2010 for the committee are:
Assessment of the scholarly communication cultures and practices of a diversity of academic
fields, as represented at UIUC
Assessment of copyright issues in use of materials in research and teaching and
Development of literature and informational sessions for faculty on author rights, alternative
publishing options including open access, and IDEALS in close collaboration with the User
Education Committee.
Development of an informational program and talking points in both scholarly communication
and copyright issues for Library faculty and staff in close collaboration with the Staff Training
and Development Committee.
Interact with the Senate Committee on the Library in regards to Scholarly Communications
The Committee is appointed by the University Librarian with the advice of the Executive Committee.
The Coordinator for IDEALS are permanent members of the committee. The Central Reference
Services liaison with the Graduate College serves on the committee ex officio. In addition, three
members-at-large from the Library with an interest in copyright and/or scholarly communication
issues in their discipline will be appointed for two year terms. The chair will be chosen by the
committee and will serve a two year term.
Sarah Shreeves, Chair of the Scholarly Communication Committee IDEALS Coordinator
*Melody Allison (08/15/14)
Harriett Green (08/15/14)
Mark Wardecker (08/15/13)
Ex officio:
Merinda Hensley, Central Reference Services Liaison
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