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OA WEEK @ PITT
The Open Movement in Higher Education
Thursday, October 15
Sheila Corrall, Chair, Library & Information Sciences Program, University of Pittsburgh
In broad daylight: Innovation and transparency in peer review
Monday, October 19
Moderator: Jackie Smith, Professor of Sociology and editor,
Journal of World-Systems Research
Panelists: Brandon Stell, PubPeer; Larry Kane, University of Pittsburgh, F1000 Research; Lenny Teytelman, Protocols.io; Josh Nicholson, The Winnower
Independent peer review is one of the foundations of scholarship and a practice that has been in place in the academy for centuries. This panel will address innovations that promote transparency and accelerate the pace of research, such as post-publication review, open peer review, and research evaluation ethics.
Check out these other Open Access Weeks events.
Got Data? Building a Sustainable Ecosystem for Data Driven Research
Wednesday, October 21, 5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. Gregg Hall (Porter 100) Carnegie Mellon University. Francine Berman, Research Data Alliance/US Chair
Open for All: Embracing Open Access in Your Library
Wednesday, October 21, 7:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. Hillman Library G-74 (Amy Knapp Room), University of Pittsburgh
Lauren Collister, PhD, Scholarly Communications Librarian, University of Pittsburgh
The Impact of Open Access Models: Finding Stable, Sustainable and Scalable Solutions
Friday, October 23, 2015, 8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Hillman Library G-74, University of Pittsburgh
Colloquium on Open Data and Research Futures
Thursday, October 29, 4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. Reception and poster showcase 4:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.;
Panel Presentation/ Discussion, 4:30 p.m. - 5:45 p.m. Mellon Institute Library, Carnegie Mellon University.
Co-hosted by the University Library System at the University of Pittsburgh and the Carnegie Mellon University Libraries, this event will explore the Open Movement as it relates to scholarly data by bringing together a panel and poster session with players who facilitate, require, and use open data.
Open Access Week 2014: October 20-26
Now available online--Culture Change in Academia: Making Sharing the New Norm
View the slides and announcement for this event here
Pitt celebrated its 4th Open Access Week with three events—
• Historic Pittsburgh Fair
• Culture Change in Academia: Making Sharing the New Norm
featuring keynote speaker Erin McKiernan with a panel of Pitt faculty members responding to her presentation
• The Challenge of Openness and Transparency in Scholarly Communication
cohosted by the University Libraries of Carnegie Mellon University and the University Library System,
University of Pittsburgh
Open Access Week: Past events
Be sure to take a look at past Open Access Week programs and activities held at Pitt.