Open Access Week @ Western, October 19-23

Open Access Week @ Western

October 19-23, 2009

Western Libraries is sponsoring  two events to enhance the Western community’s understanding of open access:

What Can Open Access Do for Academic Authors and Society?
A panel discussion of the benefits of open access and how scholars can reap those benefits
 Tuesday, Oct. 20, 2009
2:00 pm-3:30 pm
Room 51, Faculty of Law Building
Panelists:
Professor Joaquin Madrenas, Robarts Research Institute
Professor Mark Perry, Faculty of Law
Professor Ajit Pyati, Faculty of Information & Media Studies
Moderator: Professor Joyce Garnett, University Librarian

Workshop: Ensuring Open Access to Your Research

Learn how to ensure that your published research will be openly available online. Also an opportunity to discuss issues related to open access publishing. Attendees are required to register in advance at: www.lib.uwo.ca/scholarship/openaccessregistration.html
Thursday, Oct. 22, 2009
9:00 am-9:50 am
Kellogg Room, Taylor Library

There will also be information booths at Taylor and Weldon Libraries.

For more information: http://www.lib.uwo.ca/scholarship/openaccessweekwestern.html

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