December 2017 program: "Shaking Up Scholarly Communication: What's New in Open Access Publishing"

On December 7, 2017, SCIG hosted "Shaking Up Scholarly Communication: What's New in Open Access Publishing," a one-day program held at MIT. Librarians and OA publishers and editors presented on new, innovative initiatives spanning different aspects of the open access landscape.

Program Schedule

8:30-9:00 | Registration & continental breakfast
9:00-9:15 | Welcome & introductions
9:15-10:00 | Migrating a Repository from Digital Commons: Tips and Lessons Learned (Hillary Corbett, Director, Scholarly Communication & Digital Publishing and University Copyright Center, and Sarah Sweeney, Digital Repository Manager, Northeastern University Libraries)
10:00-11:20 | Open Access Monograph and Journal Publishing Initiatives, From the Inside Out (Marilyn Billings, Scholarly Communication & Special Initiatives Librarian, UMass Amherst; and the Journal of eScience Librarianship's Regina Raboin, Editor In Chief, UMass Medical School; Julie Goldman, Managing Editor, Harvard Medical School; and Lisa Palmer, Distribution Editor, UMass Medical School)
11:20-11:30 | Break
11:30-12:30 | Voting with Our Dollars: New Scholarly Communications Initiatives at MIT (Ellen Finnie, Head, Scholarly Communications & Collections Strategy, MIT)
12:30-1:30 | Lunch
1:30-2:30 | Liberal Arts Institutions and Scholarly Publishing (Mark Edington, Director, Amherst College Press)
2:30-3:30 | Black Versus Green Open Access & Open Discussion (Eleta Exline, Associate Professor, Scholarly Communication Librarian, UNH)