USETDA 2012 Conference

| No TrackBacks

The United States Electronic Thesis and Dissertation Association (USETDA) 2012 conference will take place on June 13-15 in Quincy, MA. Registration is now open.

Creative Commons invites contribution to its new Open Educational Resources (OER) Policy Registry, which aims to provide "a place for policymakers and open advocates to easily share and update OER legislation, OER institutional policies and supporting OER policy resources."

Webinar on Data Identifiers

| No TrackBacks

JISC will host the Webinar, Data Identifiers: How to Ensure Your Data Is Properly Cited, on April 11. Registration is now open.

The Community College Consortium for Open Educational Resources will host the Webinar, Fostering OER Friendly Policies at Your College, on March 27. It will address "how to best support faculty, staff, and students in the creation and use of open educational resources to improve learning and expand access to education."

Copyright and Intellectual Property

Higher Education

Information Policy

Openness

Peer Review

Research and Scholarship

Research/Publication Impact

Scholarly Communication and Publishing

Article Level Metrics

| No TrackBacks

SPARC (Scholarly Publishing & Academic Resources Coalition) will host the Webcast, Article Level Metrics with Peter Binfield, on April 12. Registration is free but required.

The Open Minds - Open Access Conference will take place in Edmonton, AB on May 10. Registration is now open.

KNOWLEDGE: Production & Dissemination in the Digital Age, a symposium that "explore[s] the implications and challenges of new forms of knowledge and practices enabled by digital means," will take place in Toronto, ON on April 4. Registration is now open.

The Networked Digital Library of Theses and Dissertations (NDLTD) consortium invites its members to nominate individuals for the 2012 Electronic Thesis and Dissertation Awards. The nomination deadline is April 30.

The Society for Scholarly Publishing invites applications for its annual meeting travel grant program. The submission deadline is March 23.

OAPEN-UK invites Humanities and Social Sciences researchers to participate in a survey that explores "the challenges and steps required to move towards an open access publishing model for scholarly monographs."

Why Open Education Matters

| No TrackBacks

Creative Commons, the U.S. Department of Education, and the Open Society Institute have launched the Why Open Education Matters Video Competition. The submission deadline is June 5.

The Columbia University Libraries will host the half-day conference, Standards & Strategies for Fair Use Decisions inside Libraries & Universities, on March 27. This event is free and open to the public.

Copyright and Intellectual Property

Information Policy

Openness

Research/Academic Library

Research/Publication Impact

Scholarly Communication and Publishing

Why Digital Humanities?

| No TrackBacks

The National Institute for Technology in Liberal Education (NITLE) will host an online presentation, Why Digital Humanities?, by Dr. Lisa Spiro on March 22. Registration is now open.

The Alliance for Taxpayer Access in the U.S. has issued a press release about how people can support the Federal Research Public Access Act (FRPAA).

There is also an online petition for the support the Federal Research Public Access Act of 2012.

Athabasca University in Canada will host a Webinar on the importance of open educational resources (OER) in distance education on March 8, 2012. The event is free and openly accessible for anyone who is interested in OER.

Events and Webinars during Open Education week are listed in this schedule.

Copyright and Intellectual Property

Higher Education

Information Policy

Openness

Research and Scholarship

Research/Academic Library

Research/Publication Impact

Scholarly Communication and Publishing

Orphan Works Symposium 2012

| No TrackBacks

The 2012 Orphan Works Symposium will take place in Berkeley, CA on April 12-13. Registration is now open.

Brown University in the U.S. invites applications for a postdoctoral fellowship in digital public humanities. The application deadline is March 1.

Another Webinar organized to celebrate the first Open Education Week is Web 2.0, Creative Commons Licenses and orphan works. It will take place on March 9.

The first Open Education Week will take place on March 5-10. The OpenCourseWare Consortium has issued a press release about it.

The University of Leicester in Britain will host a series of three Webinars entitled "Enabling universal access to higher education via openness and collaboration?" Registration is now open.

Internet Culture and Academy

| No TrackBacks

The Institute for Computer Policy and Law: Internet Culture and the Academy will take place at Cornell University on Sept. 19-21. Registration is now open.

Inventing the Future

| No TrackBacks

The NITLE (National Institute for Technology in Liberal Education) Symposium, Inventing the Future, will take place on April 16-17. Registration is now open.

The National Institute for Technology in Liberal Education (NITLE) in the U.S. will host the online seminar, Digital Humanities for Undergraduate Learning, on Feb. 24. Registration is free but required.

Columbia University Libraries will host Protests, Petitions and Publishing: Widening Access to Research in 2012 on Feb. 28. This event is free and open to the public.

UNT Symposium on Open Access

| No TrackBacks

The University of North Texas will host its Third Annual Symposium on Open Access on May 21. Registration is now open.

Copyright and Intellectual Property

Information Policy

Openness

Research/Academic Library

Research/Publication Impact

Scholarly Communication and Publishing

Copyright and Intellectual Property

Higher Education

Information Policy

Openness

Research and Scholarship

Research/Publication Impact

Scholarly Communication and Publishing

The Federal Research Public Access Act, which aims to ensure free online access to the published results of research funded by federal agencies, was introduced in the U.S. Congress and Senate as H.R. 4004 and S. 2096 on Feb. 9. The Alliance for Taxpayer Access has issued a call to action.

People can also show their support here and here.

Hendrix College in Conway, AR invites applications for a Postdoctoral Fellow in Digital Humanities and Pedagogy. The application deadline is March 16.

Adventures in Copyright!

| No TrackBacks

The University of Maryland University College Center for Intellectual Property 2012 Biennial Symposium, Adventures in Copyright!, will take place in Baltimore, MD on June 6-8. Registration is now open.

ORCID Outreach Meeting

| No TrackBacks

ORCID (Open Researcher & Contributor ID) will host an outreach meeting in Cambridge, MA on May 17 to provide an update on the ORCID initiative. Registration is now open.

The University of Virginia invites applications for the position of Postdoctoral Research Associate - Digital Humanities.

Copyright and Intellectual Property

Information Policy

Openness

Research/Academic Library

Research/Publication Impact

Scholarly Communication and Publishing

The third annual ASIS&T Research Data Access and Preservation Summit will take place in New Orleans on March 22-23. Registration is now open. A call for posters has been issued.

Copyright and Intellectual Property

Higher Education

Information Policy

Openness

Peer Review

Research and Scholarship

Research/Academic Library

Research/Publication Impact

Scholarly Communication and Publishing

SPARC 2012 Open Access Meeting

| No TrackBacks

The SPARC 2012 Open Access Meeting will be held in Kansas City, MO on March 12-13. Registration is now open.

Find recent content on the main index or look in the archives to find all content.

Recent Comments

  • Stevan Harnad: OPEN ACCESS ≠ OPEN ACCESS PUBLISHING Scientists may well prefer read more
  • Stevan Harnad: OPEN ACCESS TO PEER-REVIEWED RESEARCH BEFORE WORRYING ABOUT REFORMING PEER read more
  • Dr. N. Sai Bhaskar Reddy: I endorse and support your view on the open educational read more
  • klem: If you make the data widely available and interpretable, the read more
  • Stevan Harnad: See also: Swan, A. (2010) The Open Access citation advantage: read more
  • David Bradley: Many thanks for the shout out. I certainly think we're read more
  • Mackie Zeller: I like this. It's about time that students and professors read more
  • Garamut: Björk and colleagues reach the conclusion that 19.4% of peer-reviewed read more

Pages

Powered by Movable Type 4.23-en