Events tagged with Open Access

Thursday, November 8, 2018 — 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM EST

This eCampusOntario webinar, facilitated by James Skidmore, Associate Professor and Director, Waterloo Centre for German Studies, and Open Education Fellow at the University of Waterloo, panelists will identify signs of progress and discuss where open educators might best concentrate their efforts to make a difference in institutional policy.

Thursday, October 25, 2018 — 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM EDT

Drop by the Dana Porter Library lobby to learn more about Open Access and share what access to research means to you.

Thursday, October 25, 2018 — 9:00 AM to 4:30 PM EDT

The Open Scholarship Committee brings you Open Access Day - a day-long conference of speakers and workshops discussing the various methods, benefits and challenges of Open Access, and the services and resources available to scholars across the university.

This event is free, and participants may attend all or some of the sessions. Registration is required.

Wednesday, October 24, 2018 — 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM EDT

Though the “gold standard” of academic research is the peer-reviewed journal article, the publishing landscape of the 21st Century has opened up a multitude of other options for disseminating our work. How do we share our work beyond academic journals that are increasingly expensive to publish in and read? How does the creation and sharing of code differ from the publishing of text?

Our three panellists bring insightful experiences from academia and industry:

Tuesday, October 23, 2018 — 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM EDT

Enjoy some pizza while you learn more about the costs of scholarship in the movie Paywall: The business of scholarship.

From the producer:

Tuesday, October 23, 2018 — 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM EDT

Drop by the Dana Porter Library lobby to learn more about Open Access and share what access to research means to you.

Monday, October 22, 2018 — 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM EDT

Do you know what it costs to access research? Try your hand at guessing the cost of a journal subscription, learn more about Open Access, and enjoy some halloween candy!

Monday, October 22, 2018 (all day) to Friday, October 26, 2018 (all day)
Open access week, designing equitable foundations for open knowledge

Open Access Week celebrates open scholarship in its many forms. University of Waterloo Library has a week filled with programing to help you learn more about Open Access scholarship, including:

Wednesday, October 17, 2018 — 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM EDT

This eCampusOntario webinar, presented by Maureen Glynn, Open Education Fellow at Ryerson University, will discuss practical strategies, tools, and ideas that will help instructors unlock the potential of open educational resources (OER) to enrich and strengthen their online teaching and learning.

Thursday, October 26, 2017 — 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM EDT

How do you choose a quality journal? What are predatory journals? How do I avoid publishing in a predatory journal? If you are curious about answers to these questions, this workshop is for you.

By the end of this workshop, you will:

  • Understand what makes a journal predatory
  • Have tips and tricks to use to identify quality and predatory journals
  • Know who to reach out to for help
Wednesday, October 25, 2017 — 9:00 AM to 4:30 PM EDT

Join us to celebrate International Open Access Week, learn more about Open Access, and explore strategies to make 'open' part of your teaching, learning and research processes.

Register for all the sessions or just those that interest you. Sessions include:  

Tuesday, October 24, 2017 — 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM EDT

This workshop will review the Tri-agency (CIHR, NSERC & SSHRC) Open Access policy on publications, which applies to all NSERC or SSHRC grants awarded on or after May 1, 2015, and CIHR grants awarded on or after January 1, 2008. The session will cover:

Tuesday, October 17, 2017 — 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM EDT

With an intent to raise awareness of Open Access, Creative Commons, and Open Access Week, the Library is please to offer a pizza dinner and screening of The Internet’s Own Boy: The Story of Aaron Swartz.

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