Set the Default to Open Access
Monday, October 22; 1 p.m.
Charles E. Young Research Library Presentation Room (Webcast)
SPARC (The Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition) and the World Bank will co-sponsor the kickoff event for Open Access Week 2012.
The webcast will consist of a 90-minute panel discussion with Open Access experts from a variety of stakeholder groups – including students, researchers, and policy makers – as well as representatives from the World Bank and SPARC. As this year’s Open Access theme is “Set the Default to Open Access,” the panelists will touch upon what that means to them, their institutions, and their work.
The panel will include the following distinguished speakers:
- 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)
The 90-minute panel will be moderated by Heather Joseph, Executive Director of SPARC.
NIH Public Access Policy:
How the Mandate Affects UCLA Researchers
Tuesday, October 23; Noon
Louise M. Darling Biomedical Library Fourth-floor Classroom
What does the National Institutes of Health (NIH) public access policy mean for NIH-funded researchers at UCLA, and how can UCLA librarians help them comply? Find out more at this session.
Attendance is limited to UCLA faculty, researchers, and administrators; reservations are required: email@example.com