The University of Minnesota Libraries will be sponsoring a forum on May 12, 2010 from 1:30pm-3:30pm called "Scholarly Publishing and Scholarly Values: Choosing Our Future." Jason Baird Jackson of Indiana University will discuss the reasons why he founded an open-access journal in response to dissatisfaction with publisher policies while serving as editor of Museum Anthropology. A panel discussion and Q&A session will follow Dr. Jackson's presentation. Faculty and graduate students can find more information about the forum and register online at: http://staff.lib.umn.edu/communications/email/2010/jackson/
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What: Public Health Institute Lecture
Presented by: Michael T. Osterholm, Ph.D., M.P.H., Director for the Center for Infectious Disease Research and Policy (CIDRAP), Associate Director of the Department of Homeland Security’s National Center for Food Protection and Defense (NCFPD), and Professor in the School of Public Health, University of Minnesota. He was recently elected to membership in the prestigious Institute of Medicine (IOM) of the National Academy of Sciences.
When: June 7, 2005, 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
Where: Cowles Auditorium – Humphrey Institute
301 19th Ave South
University of Minnesota – West Bank Campus
To register: Go to http://ustar.ahc.um
The second candidate will interview later this week for the Bio-Medical Reference Librarian position. The presentation topic is, "Serving the Biomedical Research Community: Future Roles, Challenges and Opportunities" Candidate resumes are available at http://staff.lib.umn.edu/ateam/HRCandidateSearchesMain.html
On Wednesday, May 11, Elizabeth Fine will interview. Her presentation is 10:00-11:00 in 555 Diehl Hall. Liz is currently at the Biomedical Information Service of the University's Bio-Medical Library.