The Power of Open: A Presentation and Q&A with Heather Joseph (SPARC)

Thursday, October 27, 2016 - 11:00am
Event Description: 

Heather Joseph of SPARC (Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition) will speak about the opportunities and challenges of opening up access to educational materials and research outputs, and discuss ways that libraries have been successful in this world of Open resources.

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Heather Joseph

Executive Director
Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition (SPARC)

Heather Joseph serves as SPARC’s Executive Director, leading the strategic and operational activities of the organization. She has focused SPARC’s efforts on supporting new models for the open sharing of digital articles, data and educational resources. Under her stewardship, SPARC has become widely recognized as the leading international force for effective open access policies and practices. For more information, visit her biography page at

Duquesne University, Union 609
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