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Publishing in the Age of Open Access Journals
Journals, Open Access and Predators: Mentoring Junior Colleagues through the Publication Process – Presentation by Dr. Robert Hironimus-Wendt on the opportunities and perils of publishing in the open access environment.
Discerning Quality Journals – Discussion with Dr. Robert Hironimus-Wendt with a focus on discovering the best publications for your scholarly work.
Database Integrity (part I) – Bob Flatley and Ruth Perkins will discuss the processes vendors, such as Web of Science and SCOPUS, use in their efforts to keep questionable journals and publishers out of their databases.
Database Integrity (part II) – Bob Flatley and Ruth Perkins will conduct a ‘hands on’ workshop providing faculty with tools to evaluate the legitimacy of particular journals and identify potential journals where they could publish their research.
November 10th (Thursday) 11am Rohrbach Library Room 29
Creative Commons and Quality Scholarship – Susan Czerny will discuss how Creative Commons both differs from and compliments current copyright protocols and how to find quality research with Creative Commons licenses in open access journals.
Open Education Resources (OER) – Ruth Perkins will discuss OER, the emerging resource consisting of openly licensed educational materials that can be used as an alternative to textbooks. Particular attention will be paid to Temple University’s Alternative Textbook Project.
February 23rd (Thursday) 11am Rohrbach Library Room 22