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Entangled terrain: institutional support for open access

Entangled terrain: institutional support for open access

Many colleges and universities offer institutional support for faculty and graduate students who wish to publish in open access journals. Despite such institutional support, many junior faculty who wish to support open access are warned by senior faculty that publishing in open access journals may be too risky. What is the role of the Library in such a complex conversation, and what are some existing and emerging services for awareness and engagement?

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Why does copyright matter? What does it mean in the digital age? – Free Webcast

April 24
12:30 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Location: The AFL-CIO Building 815 16th St NW, Washington, DC 20005, President’s Room
The event will also be available through a webcast.

Join the Social Science Division of SLA and the Washington chapter of the National Writer’s Union for a panel session to discuss fair use, book scanning, and how writers are making a living from Internet publishing.

For all the information, visit: http://www.nwu-dc.org/content/copyright-digital-age

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Writing for Publication – Webinar

Date: March 19, 2014

Time: 2 pm – 3pm EST

To register go to: http://lmd.sla.org/2014/02/lmd-webinar-writing-for-publication/

Some may dream of seeing their name in lights, but many of us would be happy with plain black and white. Join the Leadership and Management Division as we explore the challenges and rewards of writing for publication. Speaker Bruce Rosenstein, Managing Editor of Leader to Leader, will address working with a traditional publisher to produce his two books. And even if you don’t think you have a book in you, you could consider writing articles for the library trade press, which will be covered by Stuart Hale, Senior Writer and Editor of SLA’s Information Outlook.

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Webinar: Insider’s view on Publishing

Special Library Association’s Education Division is offering another free webinar on Friday Sept. 13 at 1:30pm EDT on the Insider’s view on Publishing.

The session will begin with a 15 minute presentation, followed by 45 minutes of Q/A and networking.

To register, go to: https://www1.gotomeeting.com/register/933645208

8 Things I’ve Learned About the Publishing Industry Since Joining It:
A presentation from SAGE’s James Wiser, a librarian-turned publisher

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