Friday, October 17, 2014

Open Access Week events planned

To mark Open Access Week 2014, October 20 – 26, UK Libraries is sponsoring a series of free events on campus.

The week of opportunities will begin with the Kickoff Event Webcast from 3 to 4 p.m. Monday, Oct. 20, in the Niles Gallery, at Lucille C. Little Fine Arts Library and Learning Center. The panel is moderated by early career researcher, Meredith Niles of Harvard University. The discussion will focus on early career researchers and their institutions supporting and rewarding open access research.

Another event, "Your Publication, Your Choice: Choosing the Right Open Access Journal," will take place from 2 to 3 p.m. Tuesday, October 21, in the Medical Center Library Computer Lab. This workshop is designed to help researchers evaluate which open access journals to consider when getting their research published.

Adrian Ho
"Electronic Thesis and Dissertation Information Session" will take place from 2 to 3 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 22, in the Alumni Gallery, Young Library. The information session will assist graduate students with the process of submitting a thesis or dissertation. Graduate School and UK Libraries representatives will be available to answer questions at this session.

Finally, a panel discussion titled "Generation Open: Researchers' Roles in the Age of Openness," will take place at 9:30 a.m. on Thursday, October 23, in the UK Athletics Auditorium in William T. Young Library. A reception will follow at 11 a.m. in the Alumni Gallery.

Special thanks go to Adrian Ho, along with Mary Beth Thomson, Mary Molinaro, Jason Boczar, Jen Bartlett, Rick Brewer, Mary Congleton, Carla Cantagallo, and Susan Foster-Harper for organizing OA week!

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