Open Access Symposium 2018

October 26 2018

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2018 Stony Brook University Open Access Symposium

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8:30 am – 9:00 am – Breakfast, Theater Lobby
9:00 am – 9:30 am – Welcome Opening Remarks, Theater

Shafeek Fazal, Interim Dean of University Libraries, Stony Brook University.

9:30 am – 10:30 am — Keynote Address, Theater


Heather Joseph, Executive Director, Scholarly Publishing and Academic Research Coalition (SPARC).

10:30 am – 10:45 am — Q & A
10:45 am – 11:00 am – Coffee Break, Theater Lobby
11:00 am – 12:00 pm – Presentation, Theater

“SUNY Open Access: From Resolution to Policy”


Darren Chase, Head of Scholarly Communication, Stony Brook University.

Jessica Clemons, Associate University Librarian for Research, Education, and Outreach, University at Buffalo.

Mary Jo Orzech, Scholarly Communication Librarian, The College at Brockport.

Mark McBride, Library Senior Strategist, Office of Library and Information Services, SUNY.

Shafeek Fazal, Interim Dean of University Libraries, Stony Brook University.

12:00 pm – 12:15 pm – Q & A
12:15 pm – 1:30 pm – Lunch, Zodiac Gallery
1:30 pm – 2:30 pm – Panel Discussion, Theater

“Using Ethics to Bridge Evidence and Mission”


Moderator: Victoria Pilato, Digital Projects Librarian, Stony Brook University.


Amanda Page, Open Publishing and Copyright Librarian, Syracuse University.
Nicky Agate, Assistant Director of Scholarly Communication and Digital Projects, Columbia University.
Jim DelRosso, Digital Projects Coordinator, HLM Library, Cornell University.  
Frances Chang Andreu, Digital Initiatives Librarian, Rochester Institute of Technology.  
Megan Wacha, Scholarly Communications Librarian, City University of New York.

2:30 pm – 2:45 pm – Q & A
2:45 pm – 3:30 pm – Panel Discussion, Theater

“Open Access Publishing: Raising Awareness, Dispelling Myths”


Moderator Clara Tran, Science Librarian, Stony Brook University.


Curt Friehs, Business Librarian, SUNY Old Westbury.

Laurie Kutner, Library Associate Professor/ Information & Instruction Services Librarian, University of Vermont.

Harry Nuttall, Librarian, Jacksonville State University.

Hanrong Wang, Librarian, Jacksonville State University.

Leslie Ward, Emerging Technologies & Digital Scholarship Librarian, Queensborough Community College.

3:30 pm – 3:45 pm – Q & A
3:45 pm – 4:00 pm — Break
4:00 pm – 4:30 pm – Lightning Talks, Theater

Moderator: Kate Kasten, Head of Humanities & Social Sciences, Stony Brook University Libraries.


“Retraction and Data Sharing Policies in Biomedicine Jessica Koos, Gregg Stevens, Laurel Scheinfeld, Health Sciences Librarians, Stony Brook University.

“The Generosity Library: Open Access Policy and the Value of Discoverability” Jean-Paul Orgeron, Senior Assistant Librarian, SUNY Oneonta.

“Responsible Use of Materials for OER: Active Learning for Faculty” Madeline Cohen, Assistant Professor & Head of Reference, Lehman College.

4:30 pm – 4:45 pm – Q & A
4:45 pm – 5:00 pm – Closing Remarks, Theater

Victoria Pilato, Digital Projects Librarian, & Darren Chase, Head of Scholarly Communication, Stony Brook University Libraries.

5:00 pm – 6:00 pm – Poster Session/ Reception, Theater Lobby