Oberlin Group News

The Oberlin Group Honors the Passing of Richard Fyffe

Jan
05

Members of the Oberlin Group have had the honor and pleasure of working with Richard Fyffe, Librarian of the College at Grinnell, who recently passed away from ALS.  Given his enormous contributions to collections and scholarly communications, as well as the Oberlin Group itself, the group passed a Resolution Honoring Richard Fyffe at its annual meeting at Augustana College in Rock Island, IL. (October 9, 2015)

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Oberlin Group signs on to COAR Statement Against Elsevier’s Sharing Policy

Jun
04

On May 27, 2015, the Oberlin Group of Libraries was added to the list of signatories of the COAR Statement Against Elsevier’s Sharing Policy.  The Group was the 81st institution to sign on.  In the statement, COAR (the Confederation of Open Access Repositories) calls on Elsevier to reconsider their restrictive new sharing and hosting policy for Elsevier journals articles.  (May 27, 2015)

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Publication on Library Publishing - Getting the Word Out - Features Several Oberlin libraries

Mar
14

Chapter 7: Nimble and Oriented Towards Teaching and Learning: Publishing Services at Small Academic Libraries by Lisa Spiro. Features: Claremont, Colby, Gettysburg, Hamilton, and Macalester Colleges. (March 14, 2015)

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Workshop on Data Services in Liberal Arts Colleges - IASSIST

Mar
14

IASSIST - International Association for Social Science Information Services and Technology, Minneapolis, MN June 2015. This workshop will cover topics particularly relevant for those with emerging or established data services in a liberal arts college.
(March 14, 2015)

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The Oberlin Group Signs on in Support of the call on STM to Withdraw New Model Licenses

Sep
16

The Oberlin Group has signed on in support of the Global Coalition of Access to Research, Science, and Education Organizations to reject new model licenses developed by the Association of Scientific, Technical, and Medical Publishers for open access publishing. The coalition is asking STM to withdraw the models and work with the existing Creative Commons framework. (August 14, 2014)

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