Panel discussion on Open Access Policies, April 14

The Faculty Focus Group on Open Access invites faculty to a panel discussion on the adoption of open access policies at colleges and universities, 4:15, Seelye 110.
Monday, April 14, 2014
4:15 pm Panel on Open Access Policies
Seelye 110

The Faculty Focus Group on Open Access invites faculty to a panel discussion on the adoption of open access policies at colleges and universities. At the March Faculty Meeting a draft Open Access policy was introduced to the faculty. The draft policy and an updated FAQ about such policies is available on the libraries' website.

Three panelists representing different perspectives will answer questions about open access policies.

Panelists

John Drabinski, Professor of Black Studies, Amherst College: Professor Drabinski was involved in Amherst’s adoption of its Open Access Policy in March 2013.

Kevin Davies, VP of Business Development in the Publications Division of the American Chemical Society: Kevin Davies has special responsibility for the ACS’ new Open Access programs.

Ellen Finnie Duranceau, Program Manager, Scholarly Publishing, Copyright, and Licensing, MIT Libraries: Ellen Finnie Duranceau leads the MIT Libraries' outreach efforts to faculty in support of scholarly publication reform and open access activities at MIT, including overseeing implementation of the MIT Faculty Open Access Policy.

Contact

Chris Loring
Director of the Libraries
cloring@smith.edu