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Improving Access to Publicly Funded Research: Policy Issues and Practical Strategies, October 2006

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Friday, October 20, 2006
Washington, DC

Sponsors

Association of American Universities
Association of Research Libraries
Coalition for Networked Information
National Association of State Universities and Land-Grant Colleges
Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition

Emerging Access Policies

Welcoming Remarks & Review of a Changing Landscape

Heather Joseph, Executive Director
SPARC

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Improving Access to Improve Research

"The Public Access Policy"
Norka Ruiz Bravo, Deputy Director for Extramural Research
National Institutes of Health

[Web Presentation] [PowerPoint Presentation]

Key Questions Facing Policy Makers

Convener: Prue Adler, Associate Executive Director
Association of Research Libraries

John Vaughn, Executive Vice President
Association of American Universities

Sudip Parikh, Science Advisor and Professional Staff Member
Senate Appropriations Committee

Motivations, Perspectives & Challenges

Convener: Brian E. C. Schottlaender, University Librarian
University of California, San Diego

View of a Scientist

"Data, Literature, and the Price of Research"
Michael J. Kurtz, Astronomer and Computer Scientist
Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics

[Web Presentation] [PowerPoint Presentation]

The Approach of a Scientific Society

"Open Access: A Perspective from the American Society for Microbiology"
Samuel Kaplan, Chair
Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics
University of Texas Medical School at Houston and
Chair of the Publications Board
American Society for Microbiology

[Web Presentation] [PowerPoint Presentation]

View of an Academic Leader

"The Research University and Scholarly Publishing: The View from a Provost's Office"
James V. Maher, Provost and Senior Vice Chancellor
University of Pittsburgh

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Rights Management for Public Access:
Models for Engaging & Supporting Faculty

Convener: Karla Hahn, Director
Office of Scholarly Communication
Association of Research Libraries

MIT's Strategies

"Rights Management for Public Access: Engaging and Supporting Faculty at MIT"
Ann Wolpert, Director of Libraries
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

[Web Presentation] [PowerPoint Presentation]

University of California Strategies

"Faculty Copyright Management: University of California Strategies"
John Ober, Co-Director, Office of Scholarly Communication
Director of Policy, Planning, and Outreach
University of California

[Web Presentation] [PowerPoint Presentation]

Universities Rethinking Publishing

In the search for new approaches to enhance research publishing, libraries are using new tools and economic models to foster institutional publishing programs.

Convener: James Neal, Vice President for Information Services and University Librarian
Columbia University Libraries

DPubS Digital Publishing System

"Universities Rethink Publishing"
Sarah E. Thomas, University Librarian
Cornell University

[Web Presentation] [PowerPoint Presentation]

"Scholarly Communications: New Directions for the University Libraries and Penn State Press"
Nancy L. Eaton, Dean, University Libraries
Pennsylvania State University

[Web Presentation] [PowerPoint Presentation]

eScholarship Publishing Program

"Future Directions for Scholarly Publishing at the University of California"
Catherine Candee, Director, Publishing and Strategic Initiatives
Office of Scholarly Communication
California Digital Library

[Web Presentation] [PowerPoint Presentation]

Concluding Remarks

Convener: Sherrie Schmidt, University Librarian & Dean
Arizona State University

Improving Access to Publicly Funded Research:
What's in It for the Institution? Can We Make a Case?

Dave Shulenburger, Vice President of Academic Affairs
National Association of State Universities and Land-Grant Colleges

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Improving Access to Research Results: Six Points

Clifford Lynch, Executive Director
Coalition for Networked Information

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