Open Access

November 04, 2008

As we prepare to send your dues notices for the coming year, I want to take the time to say thank you to each of you individually – and to your organizations, as well – for helping to make this very busy year a remarkable one for our community as we work together to create a more open system for scholarly communication.

March 09, 2007

SPARC (the Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition) has reorganized and redesigned its Web site to better serve the scholarly communications community. The site ( has been refined to facilitate access to the multitude of SPARC resources created for libraries, publishers, authors, and the media.

July 11, 2013

Academics invited to publish papers, solicit reviews on new scholarly site.

January 10, 2012

Presenters have been announced for “Getting the rights right for the future of scholarly communication,” a timely panel discussion hosted by SPARC (the Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition) and the Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) and set for the upcoming meeting of the American Library Association (ALA) in Dallas, TX. The forum will be held Saturday, January 21, 2012 from 4:00 to 6:00 PM at the Dallas Convention Center, room A201/202.


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