[Neasis-l] Free Open Access Symposium at Stony Brook University, NY

Kate Nyhan knyhan at gmail.com
Tue Sep 22 17:24:27 EDT 2015

This info about an upcoming OA symposium comes to us courtesy of Amanda
Page, who spoke at a NEASIST event earlier this year. Thanks for the info!

Stony Brook University Libraries invites you to a free symposium
celebrating open access week.

‘Open Access, Open Data, Open Minds’  features  visionary ideas and
inspirational speakers. It combines the 9th Prelec Lecture on excellence in
healthcare informatics with dynamic leaders from influential open access
initiatives, and includes panel discussions of  the value and meaning of
open access  and open data for academics, researchers and librarians.


Neil Rambo, Department Chair and Director of the Health Sciences Library at
the New York University School of Medicine, NYU Langone Medical Center:
“Research data as knowledge asset: the case for curation and sharing”

Gary Ward, Board Chairman, PLoS (Public Library of Science), Professor of
Microbiology and Molecular Genetics at University of Vermont:  “Building A
High Impact, High Quality Open Access Initiative”

Marguerite Avery, Director of Scholarly Communication at Hypothes.is, and
Senior Acquisitions Editor, MIT Press:  “Open Humanities and the Future of
Scholarly Communication”

When: Thursday, October 22

Where: Stony Brook University, Wang Center

100 Nicolls Road, Stony Brook, NY 11794

Learn More: http://library.stonybrook.edu/oa-prelec-2015/

Register Now! http://library.stonybrook.edu/oa-prelec-2015/registration/

RSVP by Thursday, October 8

-- Ann

- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Ann Whitney
Gleason Head, Health Sciences Library Stony Brook University Health
Sciences Tower, Level 3, Rm 142 Stony Brook, NY 11794
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