A Couple Of Open Access Week Events

Eric Lease Morgan | Days in the Life of a Librarian | November 17, 2012

A couple of Open Access Week events were sponsored here at Notre Dame on October 31, and this posting summarizes my experiences.

Morning session

In the morning there was a presentation to library faculty by Nick Shockey (SPARC), specifically on the process of increasing open access publishing, and he outlined five different tactics:

1.Simple advocacy – Describing what open access publishing is and its philosophical advantages. Unfortunately this approach does not always resonate with the practicalities of everyday promotion and tenure processes. [...]