Save the date for our fall events for Open Access Week 2019: Open for Whom? Equity in Open Knowledge.
CTE and Gleeson Library: Addressing the Cost of Textbooks: USF Grant Recipients Talk about the Open Education Resources (OER) Pilot Program
When: October 22, 2019 at Noon
Gleeson Library 239
Grant recipients Jonathan Hunt, Julie Sullivan, and Giacomo Fiore will discuss their experience with the OER pilot program, including what worked, what didn’t, and how their teaching has been impacted.
CRASE and Gleeson Library: Controversies in Academic Publishing
When: October 30, 2019 from 3:30-5pm
Zief Law Library, Terrace Room
This discussion will focus on recent changes in academic publishing and how they impact faculty. Facilitated by Scholarly Communications Librarian Charlotte Roh, this event will cover the cancellation between the University of California and Elsevier, open access efforts, and how the USF faculty’s open access policy operates in this context.
Speakers will include Anneliese Taylor, Head of Scholarly Communication at the University of California, San Francisco, and Richard Schneider, member of the UC System-wide Committee on Library and Scholarly Communication (UCOLASC) of the Academic Senate.
Where Oh Where is the Public Domain? Webinar with Peter Hirtle
When: November 1, 2019 at Noon
Gleeson Library Electronic Classroom (GL 139)
Peter Hirtle, the author of the frequently cited resource, “Copyright Term and the Public Domain in the United States,” will provide an overview of the public domain: what it is, how works rise into it, what is copyright renewal, and some of the common mistakes he has made when trying to determine the public domain status of a work.