Scholarly Communications Unconference Sponsor: ESLN Full Day 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM Sponsored by Empire State Library Network (ESLN) Cost: $40 (Underwritten by ESLN) If you are an up-and-coming expert at your library in areas such as institutional repositories, open access, library publishing, and intellectual property or if you want to learn about these topics, please join us for this unconference on topics related to scholarly communications. The program is designed to be an informal exchange of ideas between participants where you have opportunities to discuss best practices as well as emerging initiatives and tools related to this burgeoning field. A team of facilitators will work with participants to plan topics to be examined throughout the day, which will feature lightning presentations and three blocks for topical discussions. Possible themes could include: open access publishing, tools, and initiatives (for example, LEVER), intellectual property (copyright), institutional repositories and digital commons, management of research data, library publishing, and service providers. Lightning Presentations: Proposals will be solicited from registrants for 10-20 minute lightning talks on topics pertaining to scholarly communications, including, but not limited to, the following: open access, library publishing, data management, or institutional repositories/commons.
November 2, 2016
10:00 am - 5:00 pm