University of Colorado Boulder Open Access Week 2013

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University of Colorado Boulder Open Access Week 2013

Time: October 21, 2013 to October 24, 2013
Country: University of Colorado Boulder
Event Type: outreach
Organized By: Andrew Johnson
Latest Activity: Oct 7, 2013

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The University of Colorado Boulder Libraries and United Government of Graduate Students are hosting the following events for Open Access Week 2013:

Open Access Week Kick-Off Event Viewing Party

Sponsored by the United Government of Graduate Students (UGGS)
Monday, 10/21, 12:00PM, ATLAS Lounge (204), webcast begins at 1:00PM

Come watch the SPARC/World Bank Open Access Week Kick-Off Event with other members of the CU-Boulder community! The event features a panel discussion including leading Open Access experts from a variety of sectors, including professional societies, federal offices and agencies, and scholarly publishing.

More information about the webcast can be found here: http://bit.ly/OAWeekKickoff

Snacks and refreshments will be provided!

Researcher and Funding Agency Perspectives on Open Access

Sponsored by the University Libraries
Tuesday, 10/22, 2:00PM, C4C Flatirons Room

Hear researcher and funding agency perspectives on open access policies, innovations in scholarly publishing, expanding views of research impact, and more! An outstanding slate of presenters includes:

  • Dr. Thomas Cech (Distinguished Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry and Director of the Biofrontiers Institute at CU-Boulder, Howard Hughes Medical Institute Investigator)
  • Dr. Detlev Helmig (Fellow and Associate Research Professor at INSTAAR/CU-Boulder, Editor-in-Chief of Elementa)
  • Dr. Heather Piwowar (co-founder of ImpactStory, http://impactstory.org)

Snacks and refreshments will be provided!

10 Easy Steps for Open Scholarship

University Libraries Learner’s Lunch Workshop
Wednesday, 10/23, 12:00PM, Norlin Library E113

Are you maximizing the impact of your scholarship and teaching activities? Open scholarship may broaden access to knowledge and information, reduce costs and enhance the impact of scholarship and education. In this workshop, which is targeted at graduate students and faculty members from any discipline, you will learn easy steps you can take to share your research, make your work discoverable and become an open scholar!

Publisher Perspectives on Open Access

Sponsored by the University Libraries
Thursday, 10/24, 3:00PM, Norlin Library E113

Representatives from major publishers will discuss their experience with open access publishing. A fantastic lineup of speakers includes:

  • Jim Gilden (Sage Open)
  • Bob Schatz (BioMed Central and Springer Open)

Snacks and refreshments will be provided!

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