For anyone who was unable to attend SPARC's first Open Access Meeting or the DSpace User Group Meeting held in Kansas City last week there are many useful resources available to learn about what was presented and discussed.
Articles & Blog Posts
SPARC: "SPARC’s First Open Access Meeting a Success" http://www.arl.org/sparc/media/blog/SPARC_OA_Meeting_Success.shtml
COAR: "SPARC Open Access Meeting Notes" http://www.coar-repositories.org/news/sparc-open-access-meeting-notes/
@mire: "SPARC 2012: John Wilbanks Keynote" https://atmire.com/website/?q=content/sparc-2012-john-wilbanks-keynote
Peter Murray-Rust, University of Cambridge: "#sparc2012 a manifesto in absentia for Open Data" http://blogs.ch.cam.ac.uk/pmr/2012/03/13/sparc2012-a-manifesto-in-absentia-for-open-data/?utm_source=twitterfeed&utm_medium=twitter&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+PetermrsBlog+%28petermr%27s+blog%29
Christine Ross from the University of Florida: "Sparks of Wisdom from the SPARC Open Access Meeting" http://campuscopyright.wordpress.com/2012/03/19/sparks-of-wisdom/
Available at: http://www.arl.org/sparc/media/sparc-open-access-meeting-speaker-slides.shtml
Twitter posts: #sparc2012
OA Policy Adoption: http://titanpad.com/oa-policy-adoption
OA Repositories: http://titanpad.com/oa-repositories
SPARC Open Access Conference - session on Open Access Publishing http://storify.com/paoloman/sparc-open-access-conference-session-on-open-acces
SPARC Open Access Conference - session on Author Rights http://storify.com/paoloman/sparc-open-access-conference-session-on-author-rig
SPARC Open Access Conference - session on Digital Repositories http://storify.com/paoloman/sparc-open-access-conference-session-on-digital-re
SPARC Open Access Conference - session on OA policies http://storify.com/paoloman/sparc-open-access-conference-session-on-oa-policie
DSpace User Group Meeting
The DSpace community gathered for a user group meeting on March 14, following the SPARC Open Access Meeting in Kansas City. Besides an update from Valorie Hollister on the DuraSpace organization and DSpace, there were several interesting presentations from the community.
Available on the meeting wiki page https://wiki.duraspace.org/display/DSPACE/SPARC+DSpace+User+Group+Meeting+2012.
Available at http://titanpad.com/sparc-dspace.