SPARC enews/April 2011
SPARC enews archives are online at http://www.arl.org/sparc/publications/enews
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. Authors & Researchers
Sharing enables new research to build on earlier findings. It not only fuels the further advancement of knowledge, it brings scientists and scholars the recognition that advances their careers. In the digital world, the ways we share and use scholarly material are expanding — rapidly, fundamentally, irreversibly.
READ more More SPARC Resources for Authors.
5. Resources for Publishers
Scholarly and Research Communication is a peer-reviewed, interdisciplinary, Open Access journal published by Simon Fraser University. SCR publishes original contributions to the understanding of production, dissemination, and usage of knowledge, and is actively seeking contributions. For more information, see: http://www.src-online.ca/index.php/src/index.
CONTACT: Raym Crow, SPARC Senior Consultant (crow [at] arl [dot] org)
6. SPARC Resources for Students
From the Right to Research blog: Make a 2-minute video, share your voice, win an iPad!
Also this month, the Right to Research Coalition hosted a panel at the American Medical Student Association's Annual Convention in Washington D.C. focusing on the impact of Open Access on medical students and student involvement in the Open Access movement. Also, the coalition participated in the Informal Forum of International Student Organizations' spring meeting in Krakow, continuing to raise the profile of Open Access among international student organizations.
CONTACT: Nick Shockey, SPARC Director of Student Advocacy (nick [at] arl [dot] org)
7. Upcoming events
SAVE THE DATES:
4th Annual SPARKY Award Deadline
Open Access Week 2011
Berlin 9 Open Access Meeting
8. Articles of Interest