ARL-ACRL ISC Series, Fifth Webinar Opens: Transitioning from Subscriptions to Open Access

Register by July 20th

Registration has opened for the fifth webinar in the ARL-ACRL Institute on Scholarly Communication (ISC) series, Strengthening Programs through Collaboration. The webinar, “Transitioning from Subscriptions to Open Access: Article Processing Fees and Combined Licensing/Author’s Rights Approaches,” is scheduled for July 27, 2010, from 1:00p.m. to 2:30 p.m. EDT, and will focus on approaches to providing economic support for open access, ranging from payment of article processing fees to combining licensing subscriptions with authors’ rights or other open-access approaches. This session will provide participants with an opportunity to learn from the experiences of leaders in the field. The registration deadline is July 20, 2010.

The scheduled speakers include:

  • Ivy Anderson, Director, Digital Collection & Management, California Digital Library
  • Barbara DeFelice, Director, Digital Resources Program, Dartmouth College
  • Andrew Waller, Licensing & Negotiating Librarian, Library & Cultural Resources, University of Calgary

The eight-part webinar series is targeted to those who are in the midst of creating their own institutional scholarly communication program. This program will enable those with an interest in publishing services to develop and build a network of colleagues.

Speakers and dates for the other programs in the series are being confirmed. For more information on the webinar series, and to register for either this webinar or the entire series, please visit http://www.arl.org/sc/institute/iscwebseries/index.shtml.

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