Tagged for OEG Connect: In the Library with the Lead Pipe

What’s of interest? In the Library with the Lead Pipe

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In the Library with the Lead Pipe is an open access, open peer-reviewed journal founded and run by a team of librarians working in various types of libraries. In addition to publishing articles and editorials by Editorial Board members, Lead Pipe publishes articles by authors representing diverse perspectives including educators, administrators, library support staff, technologists, and community members.

Lead Pipe believes libraries and library workers can change the world for the better. We improve libraries, professional organizations, and their communities of practice by exploring new ideas, starting conversations, documenting our concerns, and arguing for solutions.

In the Library with the Lead Pipe is an open access journal which means that all content is freely available without charge to the user or their institution. Users are allowed to read, download, copy, distribute, print, search, or link to the full texts of the articles in this journal without asking prior permission from the publisher or the author. This is in accordance with the BOAI definition of open access.

Where is it?: https://www.inthelibrarywiththeleadpipe.org/

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Top marks to the creators for the journal name!

That was my reaction, I so enjoy a clever title. But also impressive is their story as starting as a multi author peer reviewed blog and making the leap to a fully open access journal.