Exhibit in Olin Library lobby focuses on open textbooks for higher education
No group events at WU this year but many online events to choose from. Here are a few:
Please send suggestions to Ruth Lewis
OpenCon2014 Nov. 15-17, 2014 the student and early career researcher conference on Open Access, Open Education, and Open Data
Erin McKiernan: Being Open as an Early Career Researcher Tweets seem to agree that this was one of the high points of the meeting. Her presentation is about 1/2 hour; be sure to get her slides (below) too!
Events in 2014 at WU!
Wed. Sept.3 at 3 pm in Ginkgo Room, Olin Library, Level 1: Eric Kansa will speak about his research in open and linked data as part of the Fall Data Speaker series. The talk is free and open to the public. More information & preregistration. Reception will follow the talk.
Tues. Sept. 9 2:30-4 in Wohl Auditorium (lower level, Wohl Hospital Building) at medical campus: Avoiding Common Ethical Pitfalls in Research, Speakers: James Dubois and Jeffrey Beall. Sponsored by Clinical Research Training Center. Event is open to the WU community. Jeffrey Beall compiled Beall’s List: Potential, possible, or probable predatory scholarly open-access publishers.
Tues. Sept. 23 2-3 pm in Olin Library Level A, Arc Lab: Open Studio Wordpress More info & preregistration
Fridays, Sept. 19-Oct. 17, Olin Library Level A, Arc Presentation Room at noon and 1 pm : Access Granted Open Studios Demonstration and open editing session for creators of open access videos.
During October: a diverse selection of open access ebooks will be displayed on the digital sign in the Olin Library lobby. Titles and links.
October 6-28: see the open access display in the north exhibit case, Olin Library lobby
International Open Access Week, Oct. 20-26, 2014 "Generation Open" is theme for 2014 events.
Open Access Film Festival, Monday-Friday, Oct. 21-25, noon-1, Ginkgo Room, Olin Library Level 1
Access Granted Video Shorts 2013 Contest Open to WUSTL students. Two winners' submissions will be placed in Open Scholarship.
Monday, October 21 - 2-3:30 - Arc Presentation Room, Level A, Olin Library. OA week kickoff event webinar Open Access: Redefining Impact. Panelists will discuss article-level metrics and changing the ways scholarly communication is measured. Webcast archive now available!
Tuesday, October 22 - 4-5 - Liberman Graduate Center, DUC. Electronic Theses & Dissertations (ETDs) and OA: More info; about open access/embargo options and how graduate students can implement their choices in Proquest (for doctoral degrees) and in Open Scholarship (both masters and doctoral degrees).
Wednesday, October 23 - 10-11 am - Arc Presentation Room, Level A, Olin Library. Open Access and Engineering webcast sponsored by Sage Publications and Royal Society Publishing.
Thursday, October 24 - 2-3 pm - Arc Lab, Level A, Olin Library. Tools for Facilitating Open Sharing of Data. Workshop with Cynthia Hudson, Digital Data Outreach Librarian. Canceled.
Don't Sign Your Rights Away: How to Publish Articles and Retain Your Rights for Teaching, Scholarship, and Professional Activities | presentation by Lori Siegel, Social Work Librarian | Slides (Powerpoint) | Handout (Word)
OA Week kickoff panel, Perspectives on Open Access: Practice, Progress and Pitfalls webcast archive (about 90 minutes). Speakers were
• Michael Carroll, Professor of Law, American University and founding Board Member, Creative Commons
• Matt Cooper, President, The National Association of Graduate-Professional Students
• Maricel Kann, Assistant Professor, University of Maryland and member, PubMed Central National Advisory Committee, NIH
• Carlos Rossel, Publisher, The World Bank
• Neil Thakur, Special Assistant to the Deputy Director, Extramural Research, National Institutes of Health (NIH)
How to Make Your Research Open Access (Whether You're at Harvard or Not) webcast archive (about 1 hour). Speakers: Peter Suber and Stuart Shieber. Webcast Handout | Good practices for university open-access policies (mentioned by Suber)
Electronic Theses & Dissertations and Open Access, presentation by Andrew Rouner, Director of Digital Library Services, and Brian Vetruba, Librarian for Germanic Languages & Literatures, Comparative Literature, European Studies | Slides for Vetruba's presentation | Related links: Open Scholarship Electronic Theses & Dissertations and Graduate School of Arts & Sciences Policies and Guides | Putting Dissertation Online Isn't an Obstacle to Print Publication, Surveys Find (Chronicle of Higher Education, 12/12/12)
NIH Public Access Policy Overview, presentation by Cathy Sarli, Scholarly Communications Specialist at Becker Medical Library. More information about NIH Public Access Policy. Handouts: Flowchart for Compliance | Submission Methods Chart
NEW How Open Is It?
Two forums to discuss the new open access resolution were held on the medical campus and the Danforth Campus. Speakers at the medical campus event were Susan Dutcher, Patty Hart, Paul Schoening. Speakers at the Danforth campus event were Edward Macias, Shirley Baker and Patty Hart.