New Checklist on Deceptive Publishers from U of Toronto

Check out this new resource to help you identify ‘predatory’ or deceptive publishers  

New UBC Funding to Support Scholarly Dissemination

With support from the Provost’s Office, UBC now offers $20,000 per year to support dissemination of Scholarship of Teaching and Learning. Any UBC Vancouver faculty member can apply for the award, which can be used for dissemination expenses such as: APC’s (article processing charges) or other fees related to publishing one’s scholarly work as open […]

ORCIDs surpass 5-million mark

An ORCID iD is a way of establishing trusted connections between you, your scholarly works, and your professional activities and affiliations.  It’s also a sure way of distinguishing yourself from other scholars with similar names – aka ‘disambiguation.’  ORCID has become a worldwide standard widely used in publishing, granting, and online research networks.  In July […]

Open Textbook | OER grants for UBC faculty: Apply by April 12th

UBC Library Digital Initiatives is pleased to announce a 1-year, TLEF-funded project to promote the creation and use of open textbooks and open educational resources (OERs). Starting in May 2018, up to 5 grants of up to $1,800 each will be available to UBC faculty members interested in creating or adopting open resources to replace […]