The UC Merced Library is hosting several events in celebration of Open Access Week 2012:


Monday Oct. 22, 2012

KL 260 (GONELLA ROOM)
1:00pm - 2:30pm
WEB CAST - WORLD BANK OPEN KNOWLEDGE REPOSITORY/SPARC
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)

 

Wednesday Oct. 24, 2012

KL 260 (GONELLA ROOM)
12:00pm - 1:00pm
WORKSHOP: RESOURCES FOR OPEN DATA PRESENTER, SUSAN BORDA, DIGITAL CURATION LIBRARIAN, UC MERCED
Presentation overview:

  • Open data
  • Open data repositories such as FigShare and Dryad
  • Open source science tools: "The OpenScience PROJECT" and ROpenSci
  • Open notebook science

 

Friday Oct. 26, 2012

KL 260 (GONELLA ROOM)
12:00pm - 1:00pm
FACULTY PANEL DISCUSSION : OPEN ACCESS PUBLISHING

UC Merced faculty Miriam Barlow, Peggy O'Day, Mike Dawson, Ignacio Lopez-Calvo, and Interim University Librarian Donald Barclay, will discuss open access publishing considerations for faculty and graduate students and the current issues in scholarly publishing. Find out what these early adopters of open access publishing have to say on this important topic.
Lunch will be provided.