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Culture change in academia: Making sharing the new norm

McKiernan, Erin C (2014) Culture change in academia: Making sharing the new norm. In: University of Pittsburgh Open Access Week 2014, 22 October 2014 - 22 October 2014, Pittsburgh, USA. (Unpublished)

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Keynote address by neuroscientist and Open Access advocate Erin Mckiernan followed by a panel discussion featuring Pitt faculty Brian Beaton, Gordon Mitchell, Lara Putnam, and Jackie Smith. The event was sponsored by the University Library System, University of Pittsburgh in celebration of the 7th International open Access Week, October 20-26, 2014. From the event announcement: "Join a lively discussion with Erin McKiernan, an early career researcher in experimental and computational neuroscience and a leading advocate for Open Access, Open Data, and Open Science. McKiernan will explore the powerful, positive benefits of openness in scholarly research, the tension between personal success as a researcher and Open Science, and the need for reform in our academic evaluation and incentive systems. Panel discussion following with University of Pittsburgh faculty members: Brian Beaton (Moderator) Assistant Professor, School of Information Sciences and Interim Director, Sara Fine Institute for Interpersonal Behavior and Technology; Gordon Mitchell, Associate Professor of Communication and Assistant Dean, University Honors College; Lara Putnam, Professor of History and former co-senior editor, Hispanic American Historical Review; Jackie Smith, Professor of Sociology and editor, Journal of World-Systems Research. More about Erin McKiernan: McKiernan is a postdoctoral fellow in the Department of Psychology at Wilfrid Laurier University, Waterloo, Ontario. Previously she served as a researcher affiliated with the National Institute of Public Health of Mexico, where she experienced firsthand the impact of cost barriers to accessing scholarly research. McKiernan has written about open access for international media outlets, such as The Conversation and The Guardian, and blogs about her experiences with Open Science. You can also follow her on Twitter at @emckiernan13."


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Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Status: Unpublished
CreatorsEmailPitt UsernameORCID
McKiernan, Erin C
ContributionContributors NameEmailPitt UsernameORCID
ModeratorBeaton, Brianbbeaton@pitt.eduBBEATONUNSPECIFIED
PanelistMitchell, Gordon Rgordonm@pitt.eduGORDONMUNSPECIFIED
PanelistPutnam, Laralep12@pitt.eduLEP12UNSPECIFIED
PanelistSmith, Jackiejgsmith@pitt.eduJGSMITHUNSPECIFIED
HostDeliyannides, Timothy S.tsd@pitt.eduTSDUNSPECIFIED
Date: 22 October 2014
Date Type: Publication
Access Restriction: No restriction; Release the ETD for access worldwide immediately.
Event Title: University of Pittsburgh Open Access Week 2014
Event Dates: 22 October 2014 - 22 October 2014
Event Type: Conference
Institution: University of Pittsburgh
Schools and Programs: University libraries > University Library System
Refereed: No
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Date Deposited: 30 Oct 2014 14:38
Last Modified: 31 Jul 2020 19:08


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