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Open for All: Embracing Open Access in Your Library

Collister, Lauren Brittany (2015) Open for All: Embracing Open Access in Your Library. In: Open Access Week 2015 at Pitt/CMU, 21 October 2015 - 21 October 2015, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh PA. (Unpublished)

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At this lecture sponsored by the Special Libraries Association, Pittsburgh Chapter, Dr. Lauren Collister, Scholarly Communications Librarian for the University of Pittsburgh, speaks about the importance of open access for changing current paradigms, addressing how librarians in all sectors – public, academic, and corporate – can embrace and implement open access initiatives, even in small ways. The program was held on Wednesday, October 21, 2015 from 7 pm to 8:30 pm in the Amy Knapp Room of Hillman Library at the University of Pittsburgh. ABOUT THE SPEAKER: Dr. Collister holds dual Bachelor’s degrees in Music and Linguistics from the Ohio State University and an M.A. and Ph.D. in Linguistics from the University of Pittsburgh. Prior to becoming the Scholarly Communications Librarian at Pitt, she was an Electronic Publishing Associate within the University Library System. In addition to her library duties, she is an adjunct professor at Southern New Hampshire University. She is also an active scholar in sociolinguistics, digital gaming, and semiotics. Outside of work, she plays the trombone in the East Winds Symphonic Band. She has two cats and three step-cats.


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Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Status: Unpublished
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Collister, Lauren Brittanylbcollister@pitt.eduLBC80000-0001-5767-8486
Date: 21 October 2015
Date Type: Publication
Access Restriction: No restriction; Release the ETD for access worldwide immediately.
Event Title: Open Access Week 2015 at Pitt/CMU
Event Dates: 21 October 2015 - 21 October 2015
Event Type: Conference
Institution: University of Pittsburgh
Schools and Programs: University libraries > University Library System
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Date Deposited: 21 Oct 2015 16:55
Last Modified: 30 Oct 2018 13:57


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