Queen's participates in International Open Access Week
From October 19-23, 2009, Queen's University joins some 200 institutions from over 30 countries in promoting greater awareness of Open Access—the dissemination of scholarly information and research via the Internet, free-of-charge to end users.
Open Access Week @ Queen's features a series of events, presentations and panel discussions taking place across campus over the course of the week, including the keynote presentation by Professor John Willinsky (Stanford University) on The Intellectual Properties of Learning in the Digital Age. Professor Willinsky's presentation takes place on Friday, October 23 at noon in Dunning 12.
Additional sessions include:
• Screening and discussion of RiP: A Remix Manifesto
• Opportunities and Challenges of Open Access in Engineering
• Electronic Communications and Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities
• The Digital Culture Gap - a panel discussion with Greg Lessard, Andrew Lewis, Sidney Eve Matrix and Susan Wood
• Laura Murray on Copyright
• Open Access and the Developing World
Everyone is welcome to attend. Click here for full programme details.