The workshop content will revolve around the themes of Access, Emerging Opportunities, Intellectual Property, and Engagement.
Understand some of the basic economic principles that characterize the traditional scholarly publishing system and the effect they have on access to knowledge.
Enumerate new modes and models of scholarly communication and ways libraries and other stakeholders can support those models, including through open access policies.
Understand the potential that new collaborations and partnerships offer for access, advocacy, and sustainability.
Consider and reflect on alternative funding sources for scholarly publishing can impact global access.
Identify and examine current models and programming that support “openness.”
Understand new technologies and methods to advance the creation, flow, dissemination and preservation of scholarly information.
Discuss growing movement towards alternative methods of measuring impact of scholarship.
Explore models that they might consider piloting or experimenting.
Understand how copyright arises and identify types of material that are likely to be subject to copyright protection.
Identify the likely copyright owners of academic works and have a reasonable awareness of the rights attendant on such protection.
Be familiar with rights transfer and retention language commonly used in publishing contracts.
Recognize the impact that specific copyright management practices have on monopolistic pricing, impediments to access, and the stewardship of knowledge.
Explore methods for discovering/measuring campus opportunities and faculty activity in open access, i.e., environmental scans, focus groups, etc.
Identify techniques to reach out to faculty, departments, students and research groups based on their needs and library strengths, opportunities.
Consider piloting or experimenting with new models for creating and disseminating scholarship, including alternative funding sources, on their own campuses.
Increase awareness of collaborations that exist to support new forms of scholarly communications and seek new partnerships that can advance progress in these areas.
Consider what next steps are needed to deploy appropriate programs or pilot projects using key principles, facts, models, and messages relevant to scholarly communication plans and programs in their institutions.
Ada Emmett and William Cross will be our presenters and we are fortunate to have experts in the field to lead us through the workshop content.
William M. Cross
is the Director of the Copyright and Digital Scholarship Center at North Carolina State University where he provides advice and instruction to campus stakeholders on copyright, licensing, and scholarly communication issues. As a student at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Will earned an M.A. in Technology & Communication, a J.D. in Law, and an M.S.L.S. in Library Science. Before joining the Copyright and Digital Scholarship Center Will worked in academic and law libraries, in constitutional litigation, and at the North Carolina Court of Appeals. He serves as an adjunct instructor in the UNC School of Information and Library Science and lectures nationally on free expression, copyright, and scholarly communication. Will has been quoted in publications such as The Chronicle of Higher Education and Techdirt and publishes regularly in law and library journals on topics ranging from the pedagogy of legal education for librarians to First Amendment analysis of the regulation of video games.
is Scholarly Communications Program Head and Librarian at the University of Kansas (KU). She received her MLIS (Masters of Library and Information Science) in 2002 at the University of Washington and her BA at the University of Michigan. She has been at KU ten years and is now library faculty at the Center for Digital Scholarship in Watson Library. Heading the Scholarly Communications Program in that Center she works with faculty and academic departments to provide open and public access to their published scholarship, in fulfillment of the faculty's Open Access policy. She also assists faculty and students to understand their copyrights associated with scholarly and creative works which they author, create and share in the classroom. She has been passionate about issues of scholarly communication and access to knowledge since her graduate school days. On academic leave during the school year (2012-2013), she is serving as visiting associate professor and special assistant to the Dean for scholarly communications at Purdue University. She returns to KU in June 2013.