SPARC-ACRL forum at ALA in Anaheim

The next  SPARC-ACRL Forum, “Campus Open Access Funds: The State of Play” will be held at the ALA Annual Conference in Anaheim, CA, on Saturday, June 23rd, from 4:00-5:30pm in the Grand Ballroom South at the Disneyland Hotel. Co-sponsored by SPARC (the Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition) and ACRL (Association of College and Research Libraries), the popular semi-annual forum focuses on emerging issues in scholarly communication.

This Forum will explore the current status of campus-based funds designed to support publication in Open Access Journals. Speakers will examine the latest developments in creating, implementing and administering this crucial resource.  Presenters will include:

  • Sue Kriegsman is Program Manager for the Office for Scholarly Communication at Harvard University Library.
  • Chuck Eckman is Librarian and Dean of Library Services at Simon Fraser University.
  • Andrew Waller is a Librarian at University of Calgary.

Further details about the Forum will be announced in mid-May. We look forward to seeing you there!