April 1 , 2003
on Scholarly Communications this Friday
Submitted by Jeff Barry
March 28, 2003
Library faculty --
The University of Miami Libraries are hosting a forum on scholarly communications on Friday April 4, 2003. The purpose of this forum is to help librarians within the University develop a better understanding of the issues relating to scholarly communications.
A broader symposium targeted towards the teaching and research faculty is being planned for the fall semester.
Date & Time: April 4, 2003 from 9:30 am - noon
9:30 - 9:45 Introductions
9:45 - 10:30 Julia Blixrud will provide an overview of issues in scholarly communications. Julia is Director of Information Services for the Association of Research Libraries and Assistant Director for Public Programs for SPARC, the Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition. See http://www.arl.org/sparc/ for more information on SPARC.
10:30 - 11:15 Catherine Candee will talk about issues involved in collaborating with faculty on issues in scholarly communications. Catherine is Director of the eScholarship Initiative of the California Digital Library. "The eScholarship Repository offers faculty a central location for depositing any research or scholarly output deemed appropriate by their participating University of California research unit, center, or department, including working papers and pre-publication scholarship." See http://escholarship.cdlib.org/ for more information on this initiative.
11:15 - Noon Question & Answer, as well as discussion about how to proceed with addressing scholarly communication issues at UM.
Please let me know if you have any questions about this event.
Topic: Tips on Using PowerPoint
Where: Library Conference Room
When: Wednesday, April 2, Tomorrow!!
Time: 12:00 -1:30 PM
Info: Contact Nellie Li, firstname.lastname@example.org
Bring a bag lunch & we will provide the drinks!
You are all invited! In addition to the program at Richter on Friday, Sigma XI is sponsoring a presentation by Julia Blixrud at the RSMAS campus on Thursday, April 3rd.
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