OA Week 2014

Open Access Week 2014: Events Listing

 

Monday, October 20

Open Access Week 2014 Kick Off Event at the World Bank: Generation Open (WEBCAST)

3:00 - 4:00 pm (EDT)

VIEW THE WEBCAST: http://live.worldbank.org/open-access-week-2014 (pre-registration not required)

Join the World Bank and SPARC (The Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition) as they host the International Open Access Week Kick Off Event, live streamed from Washington D.C. The event seeks to provide a forum for early-career researchers and students to discuss how a transition to open access could affect researchers at various stages in their careers.  A panel of experts will also discuss how academic and research institutions can become involved in supporting early-career researchers to make their scholarly articles and data accessible to all.

The following panelists will be involved in the event:

  • Stefano Bertuzzi: Executive Director, American Society for Cell Biology
  • José-Marie Griffiths: Vice President for Academic Affairs, Bryant University
  • Meredith Niles: Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Sustainability Science Program, Harvard University
  • Jerry Sheehan: Assistant Director for Policy Development, National Library of Medicine
     

Wednesday, October 22

Humanities Informational Drop-In Session with a Scholarly Communications Librarian

2:00 - 3:00 pm

AC286A Library Instruction Lab

Have questions about publishing your research? Inquiries about copyright or open access? Or just want to explore your options for the future? Come in from 2 to 3 pm to the Library Instruction Lab to talk one-on-one with the UTSC Scholarly Communications Librarian!

 

Student Social Media & Button Table

10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Outside the Library

Is access to research important to you? Are you considering publication of your research someday? Come chat with Sarah Forbes, the UTSC Scholarly Communication Librarian, and EPSA representatives to learn more about open access and show your support by making personalized buttons and sharing on social media how much these issues matter to UTSC students.

 

Thursday, October 23

Social Sciences Informational Drop-In Session with a Scholarly Communications Librarian 

2:00 - 3:00 pm

AC286A Library Instruction Lab

Have questions about publishing your research? Inquiries about copyright or open access? Or just want to explore your options for the future? Come in from 2 to 3 pm to the Library Instruction Lab to talk one-on-one with the UTSC Scholarly Communications Librarian!

 

Student Social Media & Button Table

10:30 am - 3:00 pm

Outside the Library

Is access to research important to you? Are you considering publication of your research someday? Come chat with Sarah Forbes, the UTSC Scholarly Communication Librarian, and EPSA representatives to learn more about open access and show your support by making personalized buttons and sharing on social media how much these issues matter to UTSC students.

 

Friday, October 24

Sciences Informational Drop-In Session with a Scholarly Communications Librarian

2:00 - 3:00 pm

AC286A Library Instruction Lab

Have questions about publishing your research? Inquiries about copyright or open access? Or just want to explore your options for the future? Come in from 2 to 3 pm to the Library Instruction Lab to talk one-on-one with the UTSC Scholarly Communications Librarian!

 

Complete listing of tri-campus events

 

For more information contact:

Sarah Forbes sforbes@utsc.utoronto.ca

Date: 
Monday, October 20, 2014 to Friday, October 24, 2014
Location: 
2 Davis Downs Place
Scarborough, ON M1E 3L4
Canada