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2021 OA Week: Events list

Oct 14, 2021 · Abbey Elder

Building Equity into the Scholarly Communications Infrastructure — 2021 OA Week

Oct 12, 2021 · Robin N Sinn, Director of Collections & Open Strategies

It's All In The Details: Implementing Inclusive Metadata — 2021 OA Week

Oct 12, 2021 · Harriet E. Wintermute, Head of Metadata Services

The participation cost barrier of professional organizations — 2021 OA Week

Oct 12, 2021 · Megan O'Donnell, Data Services Librarian

Increasing diversity in children’s books — 2021 OA Week

Oct 12, 2021 · Harrison W. Inefuku, Scholarly Publishing Services Librarian


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Upcoming Events

Preprints and the Evolution of Scholarly Publishing with Dr. Richard Sever

Tue, Oct 26, 2021 · 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm

Richard Sever is Assistant Director of Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Press at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory in New York and Co-Founder of the preprint servers bioRxiv and medRxiv. His talk will discuss preprint publishing and its impact on scholarship and research.

Shameless Self-Promotion: Share Your Research to Make an Impact

Wed, Oct 27, 2021 · 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm

Learn how to showcase your skills by sharing your research and leveraging popular social networks used by academics and researchers: ResearchGate, Academia, Humanities Commons, and Twitter.

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Open Scholar Cafe: Preprints at ISU

Thu, Oct 28, 2021 · 9:00 am to 10:00 am

Join us to learn more about why some researchers have chosen to share their preprints, and how you can navigate sharing preprints of your own work!

Monsters in the M-Shop: Public Domain Movie Night

Fri, Oct 29, 2021 · 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Close out Open Access Week with some fun! Watch two science fiction, public domain movies, The Wasp Woman (1959) and A Trip to the Moon (1902), at the Maintenance Shop, in the Memorial Union. Doors open at 5:30pm. The first ten people to arrive in costume win a $5 ISU Dining gift card. Free popcorn and beverages will be provided.