The Library is celebrating Open Access Week from October 22-28. We’re working closely with the United Government of Graduate Students to put on a slate of informative and exciting events on this important topic. Save the dates and come check ‘em out!
10/17 Getting Published: Strategies for Success
University Libraries Learner’s Lunch Workshop 12:00-1:00pm, Norlin Library E113
Looking to publish your research? From journal selection and impact factors to open access and author’s rights, this workshop will provide you with an overview of the publishing process and tips for navigating the dynamic realm of digital scholarship.
10/18 Ask OA!: Open Access Forum
University Libraries Faculty Symposium Series 3:30-5:00pm, Norlin Library N410
This library-focused forum will be an informal opportunity to discuss current issues and trends around open access, including publishing, institutional repositories, legislation, and author rights. Question topics could range from clarification of concepts to concerns about talking with faculty and students about open access. Ask OA!
Submit your questions in advance here: http://bit.ly/Pvv9Ws
10/22 Open Access Week Kick-Off Event Viewing Party
Sponsored by the United Government of Graduate Students (UGGS) 5:15pm, Atlas 204, second floor lounge
Come watch the SPARC/World Bank Open Access Week Kick-Off Event with other members of the CU-Boulder community. The event features “a distinguished panel of speakers representing a broad range of stakeholders in the Open Access movement—researchers, students, policy makers, publishers and academics—who will discuss why Open Access is an imperative to them and their work.” Light refreshments will be provided courtesy of UGGS.
More information about the webcast can be found here: http://bit.ly/QT9KWk
10/25 Open Access at CU Panel Discussion
Sponsored by the United Government of Graduate Students (UGGS) 5:00pm, Ekeley W165
This panel discussion will focus on open access efforts and issues at CU-Boulder. The panel will include faculty, librarian, and graduate student perspectives. Light refreshments will be provided courtesy of UGGS.