The University of Iowa Libraries

Open Access

International Open Access Week, October 19-25, 2015

FALL 2015 EVENTS

GUEST BLOG POSTS

During the month of Open Access week (October 19-25) we will be highlighting a number of guest posts from University of Iowa Faculty and Staff who have personal experience making their work Open Access.  We appreciate their contributions.

SESSIONS IN THE LEARNING  COMMONS, Oct. 19-22

Stop by and visit the sessions between 11 a.m.-2 p.m. in the Learning Commons, Main Library, Group Area D.

  • Monday, Oct. 19th  –  Open Access in a Nutshell (intro to OA)
  • Tuesday, Oct. 20th  –  The Path of Open Access (scholarly vs. open access journal publishing)
  • Wednesday, Oct. 21  –  The Price is Not Right (journal costs)
  • Thursday, Oct. 22  –  Own Your Work (authorship agreements)

Open Textbook Network Workshop, Oct. 1

The UI Provost Office, UI Libraries, and The Office of Teaching, Learning, and Technology, are sponsoring an Open Textbook Network workshop on October 1, 2015. Faculty applications to the workshop are available here.

The e-Textbook and Digital Content page includes descriptions of recent and ongoing OER efforts, including the Digital Course Content Project.

Find out more about open educational resources by visiting the OER subject guide.

Questions: contact Carmelita Pickett or Ericka Raber.

JOURNAL ARTICLE PUBLISHING WORKSHOP, Oct 15
REGISTRATION FOR THIS WORKSHOP IS FULL

October 15, 2015; 9 – 11 a.m., EMRB, Seebohm Conference Room

This workshop is a collaboration with Elsevier to offer faculty, graduate students, post-docs, and library staff an academic publishing workshop designed to examine the processes for developing manuscripts and submitting articles to academic journals. Preparing manuscripts, the editorial process, and targeting a journal for submission are among the topics to be covered.

The workshop will be led by Jane Ryley, Senior Publisher in Health & Medical Sciences and Dentistry at Elsevier. Elsevier journal editor, and UI professor of Epidemiology, Linda Snetselaar, will participate. Beverages and breakfast items will be provided.

To register for the workshop, please email karen-fischer@uiowa.edu

Questions: contact Karen Fischer, karen-fischer@uiowa.edu, 335-8781

SESSIONS IN THE LEARNING  COMMONS, Oct. 19-22

Stop by and visit the sessions between 11 a.m.-2 p.m. in the Learning Commons, Main Library, Group Area D.

  • Monday, Oct. 19th  –  Open Access in a Nutshell (intro to OA)
  • Tuesday, Oct. 20th  –  The Path of Open Access (scholarly vs. open access journal publishing)
  • Wednesday, Oct. 21  –  The Price is Not Right (journal costs)
  • Thursday, Oct. 22  –  Own Your Work (authorship agreements)