Self-Service Menu of Learning Opportunities
Monday, Oct 21, 2013 - Why Bother?
Online Video: Open Access 101, from SPARC (3.16 minutes)
Online Video: How Open Access Empowered a 16-year old to Make Cancer Breathrough (4.0 minutes)
Additional reading: Time Magazine’s If Harvard Can’t Afford Academic Journal Subscriptions, Maybe It’s Time for an Open Access Model, April 26, 2012 (< 2 pages)
Tuesday, Oct 22, 2013 – What Does Open Access Mean?
Online Video: Go Open Access – I. What is Open Access? (53 seconds)
Additional readings: Ten Years On, Researchers Embrace Open Access from the Open Society Foundations (< 2 pages) and also A Very Brief Introduction to Open Access by Peter Suber (1 page)
Wednesday, Oct 23, 2013 – Know Your Rights
Online Video: Author Rights by SPARC (2.11 minutes)
Wednesday, Oct 23, 2013
IN-PERSON WORKSHOP: Open Access, Closed Strategies? The Role of Universities in an Increasingly Open World, on Wednesday, October 23rd, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Alumni House (food and drinks provided). RSVP to JoAnn Garrity at email@example.com
Thurs, Oct 24, 2013 – Setting Scholarly Communication Policies
Online Video Harvard’s Open Access Policy (3 minutes)
Friday, Oct 25, 2013 – DiMenna-Nyselius Open Access Repository
DigitalCommons@Fairfield Statistics Update as of 7/1/2013
- 50% faculty participation rate within almost every department across the campus. 134 faculty members out of a potential 265 eligible faculty members have participated in DigitalCommons@Fairfield.
- The IR contained well over 1,700 items which have been downloaded over 40,000 times!
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|The Colbert Report||Mon – Thurs 11:30pm / 10:30c|
Watch Lawrence Lessig talks with Stephen Colbert on the Colbert Report about the intersection of copyright and creativity. ( 6 minutes)
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