In this post, Sarah Woloschuk talks about the features of the Cool Tool she demoed at the 2022 AALL Annual Meeting. Sarah is the Scholarly Publishing Librarian at the University of Michigan Law School. Questions about this Cool Tool? Contact her at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Picture this: I’m opening up an Excel spreadsheet. Contained within are the citations for faculty publications that have been held up from being added to our institutional repository (IR). The reason for the delay? All of them need to have permissions requested from a publisher before we can load a PDF. I’m new to the Scholarly Publishing Librarian position and curious about what this part of the workflow might look like.
And then I see that there are over 750 records-in-waiting.
My next thought was: how the heck am I going to keep track of what I do to clear these out? There are so many of them!
Thankfully, I found