Now Online: SPARC/World Bank Open Access Week 2012 Kickoff Webcast “Perspectives on Open Access: Practice, Progress and Pitfalls”
Monday, October 22, 2012
On Monday October 22nd SPARC and The World Bank Co-sponsored an event entitled “Perspectives on Open Access: Practice, Progress and Pitfalls” at the World Bank. This event served as a kickstart to the sixth Open Access Week.
The distinguished panel of speakers was comprised of experts from the broad range of stakeholders in the Open Access movement: researchers, students, policy makers, publishers and academics. The following speakers discussed why Open Access is an imperative to them, and to their work:
• Michael Carroll, Professor of Law, American University and founding Board Member, Creative Commons
The 90-minute panel was moderated by Heather Joseph, Executive Director, SPARC, and had ample time for questions from audience members both in-person on online. View the World Bank's Live Website to see the collected questions and the video.