Weekly Highlights April 3 - 10

Apr 03, 2023

Weekly Highlights April 3 - 10

  • Scholarly Publishing 
    new Sherpa services
  • Open Access and OER
    webinar OSTP memo
  • Data Sharing and Curation
    publishing opportunities for the Journal of Open Humanities Data
  • Digital Humanties
    [free] OA books for digital storytelling
  • ChatGPT and AI
    ChatGPT vs. Bing Chat
  • Conferences and Events

Scholarly Publishing

  1. The new look Sherpa Services

    Open Access and OER

  2. Webinar: Impact of the 2022 OSTP memo: The current state of U.S. federally funded research and how universities can prepare for a more open future, April 6, 2023, 1PM Central Time

  3. Introduction to Earth Science - open textbook

  4. UNESCO’s Global Call for Best Practices in Open Science

  5. UvA Diamond Open Access Fund open to new applications

  6. Addressing Paper Mills and a Way Forward for Journal Security
    COPE describes paper mills as “profit oriented, unofficial and potentially illegal organizations that produce and sell fraudulent manuscripts that seem to resemble genuine research.” 

    Data Sharing and Curation

  7. Interoperable infrastructure for software and data publishing
  8. Journal of Open Humanities Data (JOHD)
    Short data papers (1000 words): describe your dataset in a highly structured narrative Full length research papers (3,000 - 5,000 words): describe the process of collecting, managing, analysing your data

    Digital Humanities

  9. Materials for digital storytelling class

    Just in case anyone else is teaching a digital storytelling class, here are two OA books that might be helpful: Documentary Making for Digital Humanists, 2021, https://t.co/5gkOErlLJL; andVisual Storytelling: The Digital Video Documentary, 2011. https://t.co/c9u76DkYji.

    — Miriam Posner (@miriamkp) April 2, 2023

    ChatGPT and AI
  10. Teachers should be wary of AI detection tools for five reasons
  11. How might higher education respond to GPT-4? A community conversation with Ruben Puentedura
  12. ChatGPT vs. Bing Chat: Which AI chatbot should you use?
    Wondering what the main differences are between these two popular AI chatbots? Here's how to choose the right one for your use case.

  13. Engineering Ethics (Education & Research) Study Group Meeting. 18 April @ 14:00 - 17:00 (7AM Central Time)
    The need for and nature of a normative, cultural psychology of weaponized AI (artificial intelligence)

  14. Fallout from the Implosion of Humanities Enrollments

    Conferences and events

  15. Big-Team Science Applied to Open Educational Resources and Metascience: Building Open Science’s Sustainability Through Pedagogical Communities
    Big-team science can be of service to pedagogical reform towards the integration of open science principles into the prototypical courses across STEM, social-sciences, and the humanities, including diversity, equity, inclusion and accessibility.

  16. VR/AR Association, Education Forum 2023, 

    Join us for a full day of ground-breaking insights, best practices, and latest case studies as we bring together the best minds in VR/AR, immersive learning, metaverse, and AI (ChatGPT) from academia and industry. April 26 | Virtual Event

  17. 18th International Open Repositories Conference (OR2023) | 12-15 July

  18. Beyond Bibliometrics: Using Scopus to Assess Collections and Support Faculty. 
    Event Date: May 9 at 1:00 PM ET // 10:00 AM PT
    Understanding and assessing citation and publication data is an increasingly important role for academic libraries, especially as both faculty and libraries need to demonstrate impact beyond traditional citations.