2020 Open Access Week Theme is “Open with Purpose: Taking Action to Build Structural Equity and Inclusion”

Attend the free Association of College & Research Libraries (ACRL) webcast on October 21st at 2:00 PM, “Celebrating OA Week: Building Structural Equity and Inclusion in Scholarly Communications.”

From ACRL:

“International Open Access Week is a time for the scholarly communications community to coordinate their efforts to accelerate the transition to more open, inclusive, and equitable systems of scholarship.  Join recipients of ACRL’s scholarly communications research grants - based on research suggested by 2019’s Open and Equitable Scholarly Communications: Creating a More Inclusive Future - for a discussion of their projects; the challenges of enacting change in scholarly communications including the global digital divide and information inequality, decolonization, democratization, and privilege (or the lack thereof); and practical, actionable steps that academic librarians can take to help build a better future.

Moderator:  Charlotte Roh, Scholarly Communications Librarian, University of San Francisco

Additional speakers:  Teresa Shultz, Social Sciences Librarian, University of Nevada, Reno & Juleah Swanson, Head of Acquisition Services and Assistant Professor, University of Colorado, Boulder.

Click here to register for the free webcast on October 21st at 2:00 PM.