Day 3: OPEN ACCESS in the HEADLINES…

First open-access data from large collider confirm subatomic particle patterns:

http://news.mit.edu/2017/first-open-access-data-large-collider-subatomic-particle-patterns-0929

 How Open Access Empowered a 16-year old to Make Cancer Breakthrough: 

http://sparc.arl.org/news/16-year-old-touts-role-open-access-breakthrough-cancer-diagnostic-interview-jack-andraka-dr

 The amount of people trying to see Stephen Hawking’s thesis crashed Cambridge University’s website:

For the first time ever, influential British scientist Stephen Hawking’s doctoral thesis is available to the public — if you can get the web page to load…
http://www.cnn.com/2017/10/23/europe/stephen-hawking-thesis/index.html

 

Join ACRL for a free webcast to kick-off Open Access Week.
The webcast, “What We Talk About When We Talk About Open Access” will be held Wednesday, October 25, from 12:00 – 1:00 p.m. CST.  Free registration is now available.

Outcomes:

  • Define open access in your own words in order to explain it effectively to audiences.
  • Understand rationales for and against open access in order to communicate the value of openness to stakeholders.
  • Become aware of examples of open access lessons and activities that can be adapted for your presentations and classes.