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Open Access: Open Access Week 2019

Understand open access and Loyola's institutional repository.

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Open Access Week Events

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  • Cudahy Library and Lewis Library display areas

Guess how much the University Libraries spend on our subscriptions each year. Stop by and see the clues, and make your best guess. You might win big!

Sustainability for Digital Projects and Their Communities

  • October 23, 2019 | 12:30-1:30 PM | Loyola Hall 318

Community technology projects underpin so much of the digital humanities and libraries, but building these communities and maintaining them over time is not easy. Various models for sustainability have been tried over the past 150 years, and there are some clear better practices to follow when planning projects. Margaret Heller, Digital Services Librarian at Loyola University Chicago Libraries will discuss the special challenges in making community digital academic and library projects sustainable, based on her 2019 book Community Technology Projects: Making Them Work. Sponsored by the Center for Textual Studies and Digital Humanities. RSVP to luctsdh@luc.edu.

Making Open Choices for Publishing: a Panel Discussion

  • October 25, 2019 | 12:00-1:00 PM |  Information Commons 4th Floor

Why would you make your work open access? What really goes into publishing? How can we help make scholarship more equitable? Learn from a group of Loyola faculty and students how they answer these questions. Bring your lunch, and we'll supply coffee and dessert.

The panelists for the event will be:

  • Hank Bohanon, faculty in the School of Education
  • Pamela Caughie, faculty in the English Department
  • Sydney Curtis, student in the School of Education
  • Marianne Ryan, Dean of Libraries

Registration is optional.

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