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Open Access Week Presentation, Thursday, October 26th

by Library News on 2017-10-19T07:30:00-07:00

Open Access: An Overview and Best Practices

Thursday, October 26th
12:00 noon
Biella Room

Monica Westin, Publishing Outreach & Engagement Coordinator
California Digital Library

Lisa Schiff, Publishing Technical Lead
California Digital Library

This presentation will provide an overview of Open Access (OA) in scholarly communication, including:

  • its relationship to "traditional" publishing
  • the various stages of the scholarly research life cycle, from preprints through previously published research outputs
  • aspects of OA that especially concern faculty, such as author rights and funding mandates
  • an overview of several relevant OA policies, particularly the University of California Academic Senate Open Access Policy, and the importance of faculty involvement in the creation and implementation of these policies

Refreshments will be provided.

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