SPARC enews/October 2010 - Open Access Week Edition
SPARC enews archives are online at http://www.arl.org/sparc/publications/enews
SPARC welcomes the world to Open Access Week 2010
1. News from SPARC and the Alliance for Taxpayer Access
2. SPARC Partner News
Please see the SPARC Web site for a complete list of news from SPARC partners.
3. Industry Roundup
For the latest industry news, please consult the monthly SPARC Open Access Newsletter, by Peter Suber. This month's edition features:
4. Resources for Authors
5. Resources for PublishersFor a resource guide to campus-based publishing, SPARC seeks sample planning and policy documents from existing publishing initiatives. Documents sought include business plans, publishing prospectuses, charters and governance documents, memoranda of understanding for publishers or partnerships, author agreements and instructions, editorial and peer review policies, licensing and copyright policies, metadata standards, technical specifications, etc. Please contact Raym Crow (crow[at]arl.org) with any suggestions or questions. More SPARC guides, tools, and links for publishers are available on the SPARC Web site. CONTACT: Raym Crow, SPARC Senior Consultant (crow [at] arl [dot] org) See how publishers are participating in OAWeek 2010.
6. SPARC Resources for StudentsOpen Access Week 2010! Here are a few ideas for students to participate in Open Access Week (To see the complete list visit the original blog post):
CONTACT: Nick Shockey, SPARC Director of Student Advocacy (nick [at] arl [dot] org)___________________________________________________
7. Upcoming events
SAVE THE DATES:
SPARC Digital Repositories Meeting 2010___________________________________________________
8. Articles of Interest