What is the future of open access?
Thursday, February 26, 12:30 pm
Harvard Hall Room 201 *NOTE NEW LOCATION* (Map)
RSVP required (firstname.lastname@example.org)
This talk is co-sponsored by the Harvard Office for Scholarly Communication and the Harvard Law School Library.
This event will be webcast live at 12:30 pm ET.
Peter Suber will talk about what may lie over the horizon for open access to science and scholarship. Come join in some informed speculation on the future of OA journals, repositories, books, and policies.
Peter Suber is a Research Professor of Philosophy at Earlham College, Visiting Fellow at the Information Society Project of Yale Law School, and Senior Researcher at the Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition (SPARC). He has a Ph.D. in philosophy and a J.D., both from Northwestern University. He writes the Open Access News weblog and the SPARC Open Access Newsletter, was the principal drafter of the Budapest Open Access Initiative, and sits on the Advisory Board of the Wikimedia Foundation, the Advisory Board of the European Library, the Steering Committee of the Scientific Information Working Group of the U.N. World Summit on the Information Society, and the boards of several other groups devoted to open access, scholarly communication, and the information commons. He has been active in promoting open access for many years through his research, speaking, and writing. For more information, see his home page (below).