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:
- Self-archiving Discovery
- Important developments in Open Data
- New books, studies, software, awards, and more
4. Resources for Authors
More SPARC Resources for Authors
5. Resources for Publishers
For 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 Students
Open 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
- Join the Right to Research Coalition Facebook group, and post a facebook status update with a link to our website letting your friends know you support Open Access.
- Follow us on twitter (@R2RC)! Keep an eye on our twitter account for updates all week long, and be sure to tweet about Open Access Week yourself using the hashtag #OAW2010.
- Sign the Student Statement on the Right to Research as an individual. The Student Statement isn’t just for student organizations anymore! You can show your support for Open Access no matter who you are – it’s open to students, researchers, librarians, administrators, and everyone else!
- Read more on our blog.
CONTACT: Nick Shockey, SPARC Director of Student Advocacy (nick [at] arl [dot] org)___________________________________________________
7. Upcoming events
SAVE THE DATES:
SPARC Digital Repositories Meeting 2010
November 8 - 9, 2010
Baltimore, MD, USA
8. Articles of Interest
- Jennifer Howard, One Step Closer to a National Digital Library, The Chronicle of Higher Education, October 6, 2010.
- Robert Darnton, A Library Without Walls, The New York Review of Books, October 4, 2010.
- Open Access Publishing takes off in European Research Community, TELL Fleur, October 6, 2010.
- Kevin Smith, Going forward with Georgia State Lawsuit, Scholarly Communications @ Duke, October 1, 2010.
- Megan Scudellari,Library cuts threaten research, The Scientist, September 28, 2010.