openaccessweekbanner2013 Self-Service Menu of Learning Opportunities

Monday, Oct 21, 2013  –  Why Bother?

Online Video: Open Access 101, from SPARC (3.16 minutes)
newtagiconOnline 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)

newtagiconStudent Guide to Opening Access to Scholarship

newtagiconWe Support Open Access, What does Open Access Mean


Wednesday, Oct 23, 2013 – Know Your Rights

Online Video: Author Rights by SPARC (2.11 minutes)

Additional reading: Author’s Rights Brochure
newtagiconInfographic on  differences between traditional copyright, Creative Commons, and Public Domain from

 Wednesday, Oct 23, 2013

newtagiconIN-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

Thurs, Oct 24, 2013 – Setting Scholarly Communication Policies

Online Video Harvard’s Open Access Policy (3 minutes)

newtagiconGood Practices for University Open Access Policies


Friday, Oct 25, 2013 – DiMenna-Nyselius Open Access Repository

Online Video What is Digital Commons? (3.42 minutes)

Additional reading: What Faculty can do to Support Open Access?
(<2 pages) AND visit DigitalCommons@Fairfield to read colleagues’ work

   newtagiconDigitalCommons@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
Lawrence Lessig

Watch Lawrence Lessig talks with Stephen Colbert on the Colbert Report about the intersection of copyright and creativity. ( 6 minutes)



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