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Fair Use Week 2015

Have you ever included a quote in a research paper? Used a chart or graph in a presentation to provide critical commentary or analysis? Written a book review? Have you ever copied a few paragraphs from a news article to share with your students in class? If you answered ‘yes’ to any of these questions,…

ETD Copyright & Submission Workshops for Spring 2015

Are you about to defend your prospectus and start researching your dissertation? Are you in the middle of writing that honors thesis? Are you gearing up to submit your masters thesis this semester? The Scholarly Communications Office is ready to help! We are offering three workshops this spring for any student writing or finishing up…

Chatting Open Access with Jesse Karlsberg

As part of Open Access Week 2014: Generation Open, we interviewed Jesse P. Karlsberg to discuss Open Access from a graduate student’s perspective. Jesse is a George W. Woodruff Fellow and doctoral candidate in Emory’s Graduate Institute of the Liberal Arts. He is the managing editor of Southern Spaces and is editor of Original Sacred Harp: Centennial…

Call for Applications: Emory Open Education Initiative 2015-2016

Emory faculty and instructors eager to expand their use of open educational resources (OERs) in support of student learning can apply for funding to make it happen. The Emory Center for Digital Scholarship (ECDS) and the Scholarly Communications Office, seek applicants for the Emory Open Education Initiative (EOEI) 2015-2016 Cohort. Participants in EOEI will receive…

Call for Applications: OpenCon 2014 Travel Scholarship

Are you an Emory University student or early career researcher interested in Open Access, Open Data, and/or Open Education? If so, the Emory Scholarly Communications Office (SCO) has a scholarship opportunity for you! SCO is providing a travel scholarship to this year’s OpenCon 2014, a conference organized by the Right to Research Coalition at SPARC…

What are OERs?

OERs  (open educational resources) are teaching and learning materials freely shared online and freely available for everyone to use, whether instructor, student or self-learner. Emory faculty and instructors eager to expand their use of open educational resources (OERs) in support of student learning can apply for funding to make it happen.    A maximum of 10…

New Open Data Policy at PLOS

PLOS (The Public Library of Science) is implementing a new data access policy that will affect Emory researchers seeking to publish with the widely regarded publisher of open access journals for science and medicine. Beginning March 3rd, 2014, a Data Availability Statement will be required with all prospective articles submitted to any PLOS journal. The…

Open Access Week – Emory Graduate Student Panel

Please join the libraries of Emory University this afternoon at 3:30pm for their Emory graduate student panel on Open Access. The panel will address the practical considerations of publishing in open access while in graduate school. The discussion will cover the benefits of retaining copyright early in your career, resources and opportunities available to Emory…

Open Access Week – Emory Faculty Panel Today

Please join the libraries of Emory University this afternoon at 12pm for an Emory faculty panel discussion about the impact of open access publishing on scholarly communication. The panelists will focus their discussion on personal experiences with Open Access publishing and its impact from the perspective of both scholarly authors and journals editors.   Moderated…

Open Access Week 2013 Emory events (Oct. 21-27)

Open Access Week, October 21-27, is a global event in its sixth year which seeks to promote open access for scholarship and research, and the theme this year is “Redefining Impact.” To mark the occasion, the libraries of Emory University are hosting several events to raise awareness of open access in the Emory community. All…