open access symposium 2017

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Open in order to… features visionary ideas from inspirational speakers. The symposium explores influential scholarly communication initiatives, including digital humanities, open educational resources (OER), open science and data visualization. The symposium brings open access front and center, with presentations and discussions on its value and meaning for academics, researchers, and librarians.


Hear from experts in the field including keynote speakers Elliot Harmon, Activist at the Electronic Frontier Foundation, and Nicole Allen, Director of Open Education at SPARC.

Join us October 27, 2017, 8:15am – 4:00pm for an eye-opening day on the power of open access and its essential role in education.



Wang Center at Stony Brook University
100 Nicolls Road, Stony Brook, NY 11794
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Open Access Symposium Committee: Darren Chase (chair), Laura Costello, Shafeek Fazal, Dana Haugh, Jessica Koos, Victoria Pilato.
Minisite & Logo by Dana Haugh


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