IR Update

It has been a while since I have done an IR update. So, the UPDATE: 3 new e-Journals, 2 in the works, and 2 books from the anthropology department have been published to the IR. Also, the big news is we have a Scholarly Communications Librarian now - Barbara McDonald - who will be the spokesperson for the IR. So, now I can concentrate more on the technical side of the project. Also we have launched Selected Works. It is basically a standardized faculty page that allows faculty to manage their work, upload new documents, generate readership reports, and send mailings. Additionally, it integrates with the IR (Digital Commons). So, I can pull from faculty SW sites into the IR. I also nervously gave a presentation at the Learning Technologies Conference this week on Digital Commons. The presentation can be found here.

The new Journals:

18th Century Fiction -
The McMaster Journal of Communication -
Esurio: Ontario Journal of Hunger and Poverty -

In the works:

Nexus: The Canadian Student Journal of Anthropology
Journal of Ethics in Mental Health

Selected Works Gallery -

McMaster University e-Journals