Online OA Week Review and Discussion: 2011 Successes, Challenges & Great Ideas

Wed, 2011-11-09 18:17 -- carol

Washington, DC Please join SPARC on November 15 for a review of Open Access Week 2011. Participants worldwide will come together for an online discussion to share successes, challenges, and great ideas taken from this year's celebration.

Tuesday, November 15, 2011
1:00 – 2:00PM Eastern
Registration is free, but required. RSVP by November 14 at http://sparc.arl.org/civicrm/event/info?reset=1&id=100.

Open Access Week, a global event just concluding its fifth year, is an opportunity for the academic and research community to learn about the potential benefits of Open Access to research and scholarship, to share ideas with colleagues, and to inspire wider participation in establishing Open Access as a new norm in scholarship and research. Universities, colleges, research institutes, funding agencies, libraries, and think tanks have used Open Access Week as a platform to host faculty votes on campus open-access policies, to issue reports on the societal and economic benefits of Open Access, to commit new funds in support of open-access publication, and more. Open Access Week is organized by SPARC (the Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition).

Register to participate and learn more about what you can do at openaccessweek.org.

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