NISO’s August Two-Part Webinar Is All About Open!
I'm writing to remind you about the upcoming two-part webinar, By Faculty and For Students and Open Access Monographs, from 12:00 - 1:30 pm on August 12 and 19. If interested you can register here. By registering you will receive a link to the live webinar as well as a link to the recorded session.
August 12 and 19, 12:00pm - 1:30pm CST
Part One: By Faculty and For Students: Supporting Open Educational Resources (August 12) addresses how and why librarians, faculty, and others can support the creation and use of open textbooks and other resources. Confirmed speakers include Perry Collins, Scholarly Communications Librarian, University of Florida; Anita Walz, Assistant Director for Open Education and Scholarly Communication Librarian, Virginia Tech; and Apurva Ashok, Program Manager, Rebus Foundation.
Part Two: Open Access Monographs: What You Need To Know (August 19), focuses on who is delivering open access monographs, what business models they are using, and how to improve discoverability. Confirmed speakers include Charles Watkinson, Director, University of Michigan Press and Associate University Librarian, Publishing, University of Michigan; Barbara K. Pope, Director, Johns Hopkins University Press; and Frances Pinter, Executive Chair of the Central European University Press and Founder of Knowledge Unlatched.