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KU Celebrates Open Access Week, October 24th through October 28th, 2011. This was an international celebration, with over 900 institutions holding events, representing over 90 countries.

KU Libraries hosted a week of events for KU faculty, graduate students, and others who wanted to learn how open access affects them as authors and scholars and citizens.

In this collection:


The Future of Scholarly Publishing: Alternative Perspectives to the Commercialization of Knowledge

See http://hdl.handle.net/1808/8611

Wed Oct 26, 2 - 4 pm
Kansas Union, Alderson Auditorium

This panel discussion will feature three national experts on open access and scholarly publishing:

Heather Joseph
Executive Director of the Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition (SPARC)

David Shulenburger
former Provost of the University of Kansas and
Senior Fellow (retired), Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU)

Clifford A. Lynch
Executive Director of the Coalition for Networked Information (CNI)


Coffee and Conversations: How to do OA (Open Access) at KU

See http://hdl.handle.net/1808/8673

Tue Oct 25, 8:30 - 10 am
Watson Library, Room 455

This is a ‘how to’ session on making your published scholarship publicly available, geared to those faculty who are new to KU or new to the idea of open access and KU faculty’s open access policy. Presenters: Ada Emmett, Scholarly Communications program head and Marianne Reed, Digital Information Specialist. Refreshments will be served.

Publication Agreements: Going Beyond the Boilerplate for Copyright and Future Access

See http://hdl.handle.net/1808/8674

Tue Oct 25, 10 - 11 am
Watson Library, Room 455

Learn more about publication agreements, copyright, and publicly accessible scholarship. Presenters: Townsend Peterson, Distinguished Professor of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology and Rachel Rolf, attorney with the KU General Counsel’s office. Refreshments will be served.

Open Access 101: Access to Your Work and the Works You Need to Build On

See http://hdl.handle.net/1808/8684

Thursday Oct 27, 12 – 1:30 pm
Watson Library, Room 455

This event is an RSVP pizza lunch for graduate student to learn more about the benefits of open access for them and for academe in general. Presenters: A. Townsend Peterson, Distinguished Professor of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology; Marc L. Greenberg, chair of KU's Slavic Languages & Literatures department; Marko Snoj, director of the Fran Ramovš Institute for Slovene Language of the Scientific Research Center of the Slovenian Academy of Sciences and Arts in Ljubljana, Slovenia; Ada Emmett, Scholarly Communications program head, KU Libraries; and Lorraine Haricombe, Dean of KU Libraries.


785-864-8983
KU Libraries
1425 Jayhawk Blvd
Lawrence, KS 66045
785-864-8983

KU Libraries
1425 Jayhawk Blvd
Lawrence, KS 66045