10/22/2013 - Open Access Week 2013

Interested in open access, author rights, or simply want to learn more about these topics?  Join us at one of these Open Access Week events:

Open access pizza lunch

Tuesday, October 22
220 Dale Hall Tower
Learn more about open access, what it is and what it isn't, and how it benefits the academic community, with colleagues from a variety of academic departments.

Open access coffee

Wednesday, October 23
Writing Center, Wagner Hall
Explore open access topics such as increased research impact and citation rates, journal open access policies, and open educational resources to supplement or replace high-priced textbooks.

Luncheon:  Copyright, author rights, and publication agreements

Thursday, October 24
Bizzell Memorial Library, room 339
Learn about your rights as an author and how to retain your rights before you sign a publication agreement.  We will review examples of publication agreements, or feel free to bring along examples of your own.