OSU Libraries Kickoff Open Access Week

Join OSU Libraries on October 22, 2012 as we kickoff and participate in a weeklong global celebration on Open Access. We have many exciting events planned for the week which includes an OA traveling tables that will be setup at several key locations throughout campus to reach out to an audience outside the library, OA 101 video streaming, OA t-shirts give away to encourage wider participation, and our signature event with guest speaker Cable Green, Director of Global Learning and Creative Commons. Follow the news links each day on the OSU Libraries’ homepage for more detail and participate in the OA activities at OSU. Here’s a snap shot on what’s happening:
  • Monday, October 22, 10:30am-12:30pm
    • Open Access Table --Linus Pauling Institute.  Here is chance to talk with library faculty about OA. Bring questions and learn how you might want to be involved.
  • Tuesday, October 23, 11:00am – 1:00pm
    • Open Access Table --Market Place West. Here is chance for undergraduates as well as faculty to learn more about OA and also the Open Educational Resources (OER) movement.
  • Wednesday, October 24, 11:30-1pm
    • Open Access Week Webinar - Willamette Room East at the Valley Library. The copyright language that spells out whether the public will have access to specific material can be buried and cryptic. Copyright authority Kenneth D. Crews, shows you how you to facilitate access to your work by being proactive.
    • From 11am-1pm, Open Access Table - Java 2 in the OSU Libraries. Talk with a librarian about the ScholarsArchive@OSU and any questions you may have about open access and how it affects you.
  • Thursday, October 25: All Day
    • Come by the library in the main foyer to view several short videos on Open Access.
  • Friday, October 26, 1:30pm -3:00pm
    • Cable Green Lecture: Expanding the open agenda: From open access to an open education (2nd Floor Library Rotunda). Dr. Cable Green is Director of Global Learning for Creative Commons. He is responsible for setting strategic direction and priorities to build a global movement that will enable robust practices and policies for the free sharing of education and learning assets.As part of this program we will also announce our 2012 Open Access Hall of Fame inductees.
Posted - October 22, 2012