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New Forms of Scholarly Publishing: A Panel Discussion of Challenges and Opportunities

New Forms of Scholarly Publishing: A Panel Discussion of Challenges and Opportunities In-Person

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The panel will explore ways faculty and graduate students are disrupting traditional publication channels through open scholarship.

Open scholarship, as defined by the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy, is “The principle and practice of making research products and processes available to all, while respecting diverse cultures, maintaining security and privacy, and fostering collaborations, reproducibility, and equity.” Researchers will give brief overviews of their projects: 

  • Luiz Amaral, Professor and Director of Portuguese and Brazilian Studies, will talk about launching and editing the international, multilingual open access journal, Living Languages
  • Matthew Fertakos, PhD Candidate in Organismic and Evolutionary Biology, will talk about publishing open data for the Historical Plant Sales database
  • Rebecca Seifried, PhD in Anthropology and Geospatial Information Librarian, will talk about publishing her archaeological research open access and developing UMAP GeoData

Come discuss with forum participants their motivations for publishing and contributing to “open,” as well as impacts on and challenges to their research. Christine Turner, Scholarly Communication Librarian, will facilitate this one hour forum. Register now

This event is sponsored by the Office of Faculty Development and organized by the Libraries.

The Libraries are interested in ways you're engaged with open scholarship. Please let us know about your project(s).

Location: W. E. B. Du Bois Library, Floor 26, Room 2601

Thursday, April 4, 2024
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Time Zone:
Eastern Time - US & Canada (change)
W. E. B. Du Bois Library, Room 2601 (Floor 26)
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