With this year marking the 5th annual Open Access Week event series at the University of British Columbia, it is exciting to see highlights of the upcoming Open UBC 2013 programming schedule.
If you haven’t yet registered for any Open UBC event sessions held in conjunction with UBC’s Celebrate Learning Week (Oct. 20-26), there is still time. Get a sneak peek and learn more about the Open UBC 2013 keynote speaker, Peter Binfield (co-founder of Peer J) and other invited speakers featured in the Library’s LibFOCUS October 2013 issue at: http://about.library.ubc.ca/2013/10/07/celebrating-open-access-at-ubc/ and http://blogs.ubc.ca/library/category/libfocus/.
View the Open UBC 2013 full schedule, speaker bios, registration details and more at: http://oaweek.open.ubc.ca/register/.
Did You Know?
“Open access to research has become a core goal of academic libraries. The growth of open access initiatives, such as digital repositories, supports a very democratic notion of openly accessible publicly funded research.” Read more about this session at: http://oaweek.open.ubc.ca/2013/08/22/the-future-open-online-courses-and-the-library/. Register for any (or all) Open UBC 2013 event sessions at: http://oaweek.open.ubc.ca/register/.
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