Please join us on Monday, October 24th for a free online seminar devoted to a discussion of the changing landscape of scholarly communication and scientific publishing. The speakers (John Wilbanks, Heather Piwowar, and Molly Keener) will address what STM subject librarians and other information professionals should understand about the changing nature of publishing. They will address how librarians and information professionals can better communicate with our patrons and researchers concerning many of the issues. This online seminar takes place on the first weekday of Open Access Week. The seminar is co-sponsored by the Physics-Astronomy-Mathematics Division and the Academic Division of SLA.
Monday, October 24, 2011
URL: Register at http://www.anymeeting.com/PIID=EA51DE82814A
Note: The sessions will be recorded. 200 Attendees max. Please form groups if 2 or more people want to view the sessions at your facility. This will reduce bandwidth and increase the number of attendees.
About the speakers:
1:00PM EDT — John Wilbanks: “Seed magazine named Wilbanks among their Revolutionary Minds of 2008, as a ‘Game Changer’ and the Utne Reader named him in 2009 as one of ‘50 visionaries who are changing your world’. He frequently campaigns for wider adoption of open access publishing in science and the increased sharing of data by scientists.” From http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Wilbanks (Image from http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/2/24/John_Wilbanks_Portrait_by_Nick_Vedros.jpg)
Presentation slides are at: http://www.slideshare.net/wilbanks/wilbanks-oa-week-2011-1
Audio presentation is at: http://scitech.sla.org/wp-content/uploads/2011/11/wilbanksp1.mp3 (Part 1) and http://scitech.sla.org/wp-content/uploads/2011/11/wilbanksp2.mp3 (Part 2)
2:00PM EDT — Heather Piwowar is a postdoc researcher at NESCent through the DataONE cyberinfrastructure project and the Dryad Digital Repository. She studies current practice in scientific data sharing and reuse to inform policy decisions.
(Image from her files.)
Presentation slides are at: http://www.slideshare.net/hpiwowar/sla-webinar-open-research-data-needs-librarians
3:00PM EDT — Molly Keener is the Scholarly Communication Librarian at Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, NC. She has written several articles concerning library support of NIH Public Access Policies.
Presentation slides are at: http://www.slideshare.net/MollyKeener/scholarly-communication-a-changing-landscape-an-oa-week-2011-webinar