Open Access Week

Join the University Libraries for a series of events during International Open Access Week, October 20-26, 2014, to discuss:
  • Using open access to expand your reach as a scholar
  • Measuring the impact of your research
  • Protecting your rights as an author

Identifying Predatory Publishers/Journals

October 20th at 3:30 p.m.

Classroom 210, Waterfield Library

Led by Jeff Henry


An overview of the types of things to look for when publishing in an unknown journal. To RSVP, click here.

Open Access Publishing in Scholarly Communication

Oct 21st from 2:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Wrather Museum Auditorium

Led by Leslie Engelson, Jeff Henry, Elizabeth Price, Rebecca Richardson and Candace Vance


Introduction to open-access publishing, what it means for you, the future of research and for libraries. To RSVP, click here.

Your Impact as a Scholar - H-Index

Oct 22nd, Noon

Classroom 211, Waterfield Library

Led by Candace Vance


An introduction to various metrics. To RSVP, click here.

Impact of Scholarly Work - Overview of Metrics

Oct 22nd, 3:30pm

Classroom 210, Waterfield Library

Led by Jeff Henry


Perfect for those applying for promotion or tenure in the next few years. To RSVP, click here.

Author's Rights in Academic Publishing

Oct 24th, 10 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

Wrather Museum Auditorium

Led by Dr. Dwayne Buttler, the Evelyn J. Schneider Endowed Chair for Scholarly Communication


To RSVP, click here.