SPARC enews/June 2008
1. SPARC News
2. Partner News
Please see the SPARC Web site for a complete list of news from SPARC partners.
Available in SPARC Podcasts & Media:
Authors and Authority: Perspectives on Negotiating Licenses and Copyright (SPARC/ACRL Forum - ALA Midwinter 2006)
3. Industry Roundup
Please see the SPARC Web site for a complete listing of relevant industry news and details on these highlights, including selected commentary from Peter Suber.
4. SPARC Resources for Authors
5. SPARC Resources for Publishers
6. SPARC Resources for Students
CALL FOR ENTRIES: 2008 SPARKY AWARDS - Competition showcases student productions, offers instructors a fun and thought-provoking class assignment
New from openstudents.org:
Read more on the SPARC-sponsored, Baker-authored Open Students Blog.
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
The SPARC-ACRL Forum in Anaheim, CA
Saturday, June 28, 2008
4:00 - 5:30PM
SAVE THE DATE:
November 17 and 18, 2008, Baltimore, MD
June 25, 2008
June 27, 2008
July 16-17, 2008
August 15, 2008
These and other important events can be found on the SPARC Activities Calendar.
8. Articles of Interest
Shieber To Lead Harvard Office for Scholarly Communication, Library Journal, May 22, 2008
Open access and the self-correction of knowledge, SPARC Open Access Newsletter, June 2, 2008. By Peter Suber
Publish AND Perish? Protecting Your Copyrights From Your Publisher
Journals Find Fakery in Many Images Submitted to Support Research
New-Media Scholars' Place in 'the Pool' Could Lead to Tenure, The Chronicle of Higher Education, May 30, 2008
What can Bloggers do for Open Access? by Sukdev Singh
"An Introduction to Health Commons" by John Wilbanks
Editorial: A New Approach to Scholarship Access, The Oberlin Review, February 29, 2008
Biotech Breakthroughs: 15 Developments That Will Eventually Affect YOUR Life, Technut News. May 18, 2008
PubChemSR: A search and retrieval tool for PubChem, Chemistry Central, 2008
Study Warned of China Quake Risk Nearly a Year Ago, National Geographic News. May 16, 2008
Kevin L. Smith, Managing Copyright for NIH Public Access: Strategies to Ensure Compliance. ARL Bi-monthly Report, June 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.