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Open Access Week - Webcast – World Bank - SPARC

Fri, October 19, 2012

Faculty and graduate students are invited to attend a library-hosted webcast to kick off Open Access Week 2012Set the Default to Open Access. The webcast is sponsored by the World Bank which recently launched the World Bank Open Knowledge Repository (OKR),  and SPARC the Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition.

Featured Speakers:


  • Michael CarrollProfessor of Law, American University and founding Board Member, Creative Commons
  • Matt CooperPresident, The National Association of Graduate-Professional Students
  • Maricel KannAssistant Professor, University of Maryland and member, PubMed Central National Advisory Committee, NIH.
  • Carlos RosselPublisher, The World Bank
  • Neil ThakurSpecial Assistant to the Deputy Director, Extramural Research, National Institutes of Health (NIH)

The 90-minute panel will be moderated by Heather JosephExecutive Director, SPARC, with ample time for questions from audience members.

Date: Monday, Oct. 22, 2012

Time: 1:00 – 2:30 pm

Location: KL-260