Open Access Week 2013

Welcome to Open Access Week at Georgia Tech

Open Access week is celebrated worldwide October 21-25, 2013. In addition to the announcement that many federal agencies will be introducing new Open Access requirements, Georgia Tech's recently passed Open Access Policy has raised questions about the issue of openness for many faculty and researchers.

This week, the Library and other units around campus are sponsoring several events to celebrate, discuss, and promote the principles of Open Access.

 

Nano@Tech Seminar - Mythbusting Scientific Knowledge Transfer with nanoHUB.org: Collaborative Research and Dissemination with Quantifiable Impact on Research and Education
Hear Dr Timothy Fisher talk about nanoHUB.org, and the value of sharing and collaborating using open resources in a cross-disciplinary field. Read more...
When: Tuesday Oct 22, 2013. 12:00 - 1:00 (seminar)
Where: Marcus Nanotechnology Building Conference Room

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Georgia Tech Faculty Panel: Perspectives on Open Access
Join Dr Ajit Yoganathan, Dr Lance Fortnow, Dr Michael Chang, and moderator Dr Michael Best for a lively discussion on Georgia Tech faculty perspectives of Open Access. Read more...
When: Wednesday, Oct 23, 2013. 2:00-3:00
Where: Pettit Microelectronics Research Center (MiRC) Conference Room, 102 A/B

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Faculty Panel: Open Access and the Digital Humanities
Join Dr Ian Bogost, Dr TyAnna Herrington, and Dr Robin Wharton of Georgia Tech, and moderators Dr Stewart Varner and Dr Brian Croxall of Emory as they address some of the unique benefits and challenges of Open Access in the Humanities. Read more...
When: Friday, Oct 25, 2013. 3:00 - 4:00
Where: Klaus Building Conference Room (rm 1116)

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