This week is Open Access Week. Here is the schedule of events happening at the University of Utah.
Tuesday Oct 23rd:
Publishing SMART: How to Make Your Article Visible
Instructors: Allyson Mower, Marriott Library and Abby Adamczyk, Eccles Library
1 to 3 pm, Marriott Library, Room 1009
Authors want their scholarly articles to be seen, cited and utilized. This class provides opportunities for researchers to increase their visibility by exploring various publishing and archiving choices. Tools for evaluating journal impact factors, online usage, local online availability, retaining copyrights, and submission to online archives are covered.
(If you cannot make this session, there will be another on Monday Dec. 3rd at the Eccles Health Sciences Library)
Wednesday Oct 24th:
The Social Impact of Research: New Modes of Scholarship and New Ways of Publishing
Presenters: Dr. Johan Bollen, Indiana University-Bloomington and Mr. Roger Schonfeld, Ithaka S+R
U of U Panelists: Jose Crespo, Biology; Rob Gehl, Communication; Randy Irmis, NHMU/Geology & Geophysics
2 pm to 4 pm, Marriott Library, Gould Auditorium
This year’s keynote address will provide insight into the world of scholarly communications and will include a panel of University of Utah authors who will share their experiences publishing in open access journals and how it affected their readership.
Check out the Marriott Library OA Week blog post for more information.
Thursday Oct 25th:
USpace at Seven: Shaping and Sustaining the U’s Institutional Repository
Presenters: Lisa Chaufty, Donald Williams, Kinza Masood, Sarah LeMire, Allyson Mower (Marriott Library)
2 to 3 pm, Marriott Library, Room 1150
During Open Access Week 2010, we celebrated USpace’s fifth birthday. Two years have flown by. Come and hear how the University of Utah’s open access digital repository has continued to develop and grow. Presenters will discuss recent projects, new content development streams, and areas of future growth.