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Open Access Week 2013 Kick Off Event: Redefining Impact

 

Come celebrate the start of International Open Access (OA) Week with a group webcast viewing in the new Library Instruction Lab (AC286A). 

Contribute to the local discussion as you watch a panel discussion entitled, 'Open Access: Redefining Impact', hosted by Heather Joseph, Executive Director of SPARC. Among the topics to be discussed are Article Level Metrics (ALMs) and changing the way scholarly communication is measured.

The following panelists will each discuss what it means to them, their institutions, and their work:

  • Dr. Stefano Bertuzzi, Executive Director of the American Society for Cell Biology (ASCB)
  • Brett Bobley, Chief Information Officer for the National Endowment for the Humanities
  • Dr. Kathleen Fitzpatrick, Director of Scholarly Communication of the Modern Language Association
  • Dr. Cameron Neylon, Advocacy Director for Public Library of Science
  • Dr. Michael Stebbins, Assistant Director for Biotechnology in the Science Division of the White House Office of Science & Technology Policy

Following the panel discussion, winning nominations of the new Accelerating Science Award Program (ASAP) will be announced. 

For more information about this event and additional OA Week events @UTSC please contact Sarah Forbes sforbes@utsc.utoronto.ca or http://uoft.me/UTSC-OA2013.




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