Open Access Week at UM

The MLibrary Open Access Week Committee invites you to celebrate the 6th annual Open Access Week, October 22 – October 26.  All events take place in the Hatcher Graduate Library Gallery.  Refreshments will be served.

OA Week Lightning Talks, Monday, October 22, 1:30 – 3:00 pm

Hear brief talks on Open Michigan, Federal Research Public Access Act: FRPAA, Opening Access to Your Data: Why It’s Good, Why It’s Different, and What You Can Do, and more!

What’s in it for You?  The U-M Copyright Policy (Standard Practice Guide 601.28), Tuesday, October 23, 9:30 – 10:30 am, Melissa Levine, Lead Copyright Officer, MPublishing, and Jack Bernard, Associate General Counsel, Office of the Vice President and General Counsel

Your scholarly work is important and worthy of long-term preservation. The U-M’s new copyright policy – recently updated for the first time in many years – charges the university with that preservation responsibility. Learn how the new policy aff ects your publishing, and why it serves as a foundation for a campus-wide open access policy.

Using HathiTrust for Education and Research, Tuesday, October 23, 3:00 – 4:00 pm, Angelina Zaytsev, Project Librarian for HathiTrust

Interested in learning how to use HathiTrust in your research and class work? Topics include an overview of content, search, collection building, understanding copyright statements and usage restrictions, text mining and data analysis, and upcoming initiatives of the HathiTrust Research Center.


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