Thursday, October 1, 2009

Open Access Week: Scholarship and Learning in an Open Access Knowledge Environment

Scholarship and Learning in an Open Access Knowledge Environment: What are the Real Opportunities of Open Access?

Friday, October 23, 2009 at 2 PM
Cassio Rooms A and B, MacEwan Student Centre, University of Calgary

In this lively and provocative presentation, Leslie Chan outlines the new possibilities for innovative scholarship through digital and networking technology.

He warns that barriers to participation and uncertainty about career advancement are raising new challenges, and invites us to help design a new Open Access environment.

Leslie Chan is the Director of Bioline International, a nonprofit publishing institute providing an open access platform for peer-reviewed journals from 18 developing countries.

Free admission and refreshments will be provided. Presented by Libraries and Cultural Resources with the generous support from the Students Union and the Vice-President (Research), University of Calgary.