SPARC enews/July 2008 - Harvard FAS and Stanford School of Education
1. SPARC News
2. Partner News
Available in SPARC Podcasts & Media:
PUBLIC ACCESS: Federal Research Access Policies and How They'll Change Your Library (SPARC-ACRL Forum, January 2007)
3. Industry Roundup
NIH Policy - rising author submission rates and statistics:
4. SPARC Resources for Authors
5. SPARC Resources for Publishers
6. SPARC Resources for Students
New from openstudents.org:
Read more on the SPARC-sponsored, Baker-authored Open Students Blog.
CALL FOR ENTRIES: 2008 SPARKY AWARDS - Competition showcases student productions, offers instructors a fun and thought-provoking class assignment
7. Upcoming events
Bring SPARC's Right to Research campaign to students on your campus! For information on scheduling an event, contact Gavin Baker at gavin [at] arl [dot] org
SAVE THE DATE:
The SPARC Digital Repositories Meeting 2008November 17 and 18, 2008, Baltimore, MD
July 16-17, 2008 Euroscience Open Forum
August 15, 2008
These and other important events can be found on the SPARC Activities Calendar.
8. Articles of Interest
Education faculty to make articles available to all, Stanford Report, July 9, 2008
Innovative Choice: SPARC gives Innovator Award to Harvard Faculty of Arts and Sciences, Library Journal Academic Newswire, June 26, 2008
SPARC Forum: Harvard's Shieber Discusses OA Policy; UC Officials Recall Near Miss, Library Journal Academic Newswire, July 1, 2008
Open Access: Online archives, University Times (from the University of Pittsburgh), July 10, 2008
Two new policies widen the path to balanced copyright management: Developments on author rights, C&RL News, July/August 2008.
Crowdsourcing the Flu Vaccine, Wired Science, July 10, 2008.
SPARC Announces Lineup for 2008 Institutional Repository Conference, Library Journal Academic Newswire, June 24, 2008
You can help open access to research.
SPARC membership is open to North American and international academic and research institutions that share an interest in creating a more open and diverse marketplace for scholarly communication. Visit the SPARC Web site to learn how.