what are different perspectives on OA as they relate to requirements that scholarly communication has in the present, and could have in the future?
Ideas for Webinars
The CODATA group will have published its recommendations for data citation by early 2012. What is necessary for good data citation? What are metadata elements that people should include. Also ties to supplemental materials...
This has been a topic lately - NFAIS and perhaps Charleston last year so I thought we might explore it, too.
It will also be on a PSP Annual Conference session in February.
search engine optimization
seo url optimization and friendly search engine algorithms
semantic web and ranking
Followup from March 2012 EPUB webinar: Where can you see ONIX data for accessibility? How can institutions with programs for special needs check this in advance? Practical information for implementation and use
Perhaps a good companion to our data set presetnations: what is e-science librarianship? What roles to e-science librarians play? What skills does an e-science librarian need to have? ARL/DLF have been doing e-science programming since 2011, but is an overview for a larger audience worth considering?
I believe 3-D printing and its implications on intellectual property is an interesting topic. Clive Thompson recently wrote a brief article on this in Wired: http://www.wired.com/design/2012/05/3-d-printing-patent-law/ For a more detailed look, please see Michael Weinberg's white paper, It Will Be Awesome if They Don't Screw it Up: 3D Printing: http://www.publicknowledge.org/it-will-be-awesome-if-they-dont-screw-it-up ...more »