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March 9, 2010

UL hosts ARL-ACRL Institute on Scholarly Communication Webinar Series

The Scholarly Communication Collaborative will host group viewings and discussion of the ARL-ACRL Institute on Scholarly Communication Webinar Series. All Libraries' staff members are welcome.


  • Program 1: Building on Success, March 22, 2010 12:00-2:00 p.m. CDT, Wilson S30A

  • Program 2A: Managing Transformative Change: Campus Policy and Politics, or: So we're not Harvard, April 14, 2010 2:00-4:00 p.m. CDT, Walter 101

  • Program 2B: Translating Government Policy into Campus Services, May 20, 2010 12:00-2:00 p.m. CDT, Wilson S30A

  • Program 3A: Changing Role of Libraries: Journal Hosting and Support, June 15, 2010 11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. CDT, Wilson S30A

  • more as the dates become finalized

June 16, 2009

Organizers announce slate of presenters for next SPARC-ACRL forum

Library and publishing innovators will offer concrete data and strategies for "Rough waters: Navigating hard times in the scholarly communication marketplace," at the next SPARC-ACRL forum. The forum, to be held at the Chicago meeting of the American Library Association in July, is co-sponsored by SPARC (the Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition) and the Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL).

The economy and its impact on library and higher education budgets are the most urgent concern for the library community today. While libraries have long been grappling with constrained collection budgets, we face a new urgency in continuing the transformation promised by Open Access and new technologies. This forum will take a bird's eye view of the scholarly communication marketplace and suggest tactics for navigating through tough times.

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June 13, 2008

EBSS ALA invitation

An invitation for those attending ALA Annual in Anaheim

Are you interested in alternative scholarly publishing models? Do you want to know more about how open access is playing out in the social and behavioral sciences? EBSS has scheduled two events you will want to attend:

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May 20, 2008

SPARC-ACRL Forum addresses Harvard open access policy

From SPARC / ARL News Archive:

http://www.arl.org/sparc/media/08-0422.shtml

Washington, DC & CHICAGO – April 22, 2008 – SPARC (the Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition) and the Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) announce that the SPARC-ACRL Forum during the 2008 American Library Annual Conference in Anaheim, Calif., will provide a timely look at “Campus Open Access Policies: The Harvard Experience and How to Get There.? Co-sponsored by the Association for Library Collections and Technical Services—Continuing Resources (ALCTS-CRS, formerly Serials Section), the forum will give an up-close look at the recent vote by Harvard’s Faculty of Arts and Sciences enabling open access to their scholarly articles in an institutional repository.

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December 10, 2007

Brown-bag on Author's Rights

The Scholarly Communications Collaborative will be hosting a brown bag on December 18 to discuss Author's Rights experiences:

Tuesday, December 18
11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. [lunch at 11:30, program starts at 12 noon]
Wilson Library S30A

We hope you will join us! Come and hear about the successes and challenges liaisons have encountered as they've discussed author's rights with their departments or submitted their own articles for publication, and share your own experiences. We will also be premiering our five-minute self-playing web tutorial on the subject.