Kelvin Smith Library will participate in the worldwide celebration of Open Access Week, which runs Oct. 20-26. The theme of this year’s celebration, Generation Open, aims to engage the student population to learn more about open access issues. Throughout the week, the library will feature displays and handouts in the library related to open access issues and will also host the following events:
Monday, Oct. 20, 3 p.m.
Live Webcast of Global Kick-off
Hosted by the Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition (SPARC) and the World Bank.
Thursday, Oct. 23, 1 p.m.
Webinar with Jordan Schilling of Springer Publishing
Jordan Schilling, a representative from Springer Publishing responsible for developing open access journals published by SpringerOpen, will cover the basics of open access as well as address current trends in funder policies, author services, and open access in the STM Publishing Industry.