[Open-access] "Scholarly Publishing and Open Access at [UNC-Chapel Hill]: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly"
Tom_Roche at pobox.com
Wed Oct 24 15:43:10 UTC 2012
good to see this is finally reaching a campus that, despite its
liberal reputation, is in fact a bastion of proprietary content,
infrastructure, and software (though it would have been nice to get
the announcement out more than 4 hours before the event!):
> Scholarly Publishing and Open Access at Carolina:
> The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly
> * Why all the excitement earlier this year over the Research Works
> Act and the Cost of Knowledge petition?
> * What are the practical obstacles to access of the scholarly
> literature, and how does it affect the work of UNC researchers?
> * How can libraries, scientific societies and publishers balance
> their mission to disseminate knowledge with the challenges of
> * How does all this affect where UNC's researcher-authors choose to
> publish their work, or serve as reviewers and editors.
> Join a panel of UNC faculty to discuss these issues and more, as
> part of UNC's recognition of Open Access Week.
> Wednesday, October 24, 2012
> 3:00-4:30 p.m.
> Genome Science Building, Room 200
> * Gregory Copenhaver, Associate Professor of Biology and
> co-Editor-in-chief, PLOS Genetics
> * Deborah Gerhardt, Assistant Professor of Law and expert on
> intellectual property
> * Jeffrey Pomerantz, Associate Professor at SILS and digital library
> * Jonathan Lees, Professor of Geological Sciences and
> Editor-in-Chief, Seismological Research Letters
> * Todd Vision, Associate Professor of Biology and
> founder, Dryad Digital Repository
> The session will be moderated by Anne Gilliland, UNC Scholarly
> Communications Officer
> Location and parking: http://bit.ly/T77jyH
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