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At each of the semiannual conferences held by the American Library Association (ALA), SPARC and the Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) conduct a meeting to introduce emerging issues in scholarly communication or explore paths for implementing new policies. The forum, which is open to all ALA meeting registrants, features a panel of experts who each present and discuss questions from the audience. The forum program is planned by the SPARC staff and approved by the SPARC steering committee.
View details on previous forums for access to presentation slides, videos, and podcasts. Questions on the SPARC-ACRL Forum may be directed to shawn [at] arl [dot] org.
Annual: Evaluating the Quality of Open Access Content
Midwinter: Getting the Rights Right
Annual: State of play: “Big Moves” to create change in scholarly communication (No slides or recording for this event)
Annual: Open Data
Midwinter: Open Access: Getting From Here to There
Midwinter: Creating Change: Tailoring a Campaign to Fit Your Community
Annual : Outward Bound: Effecting Change in Scholarly Communication from Outside the Library
Annual: Are You Ready to Create Change?