SCS20

Scholarly Communication Symposium

Speakers

Heather Joseph

Executive Director of the Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition (SPARC), Joseph is a prominent OA activist and proponent of collective action.   Joseph has been a regular advisor to academic libraries on federal legislative developments concerning monopoly for-profit publishers,
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Johan Rooryck

The editor-in-chief of the world’s premier Linguistics journal (Lingua) published by Elsevier, Rooryck led the entire editorial team in resigning as a protest to Elsevier’s pricing and editorial interference.  The editors went on to successfully start the replacement journal Glossa
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Don Fullerton

Fullerton was the editor who led the transition in 2011 of the Journal of Environmental Economic and Management from Elsevier to being independently published as the Journal of the Association of Environmental and Resource Economists.  Fullerton raised the awareness with the association of the
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Vincent Larivière

A researcher at the Université de Montréal, Larivière recently completed an analysis of journal usage patterns among Canadian institutions which provides a prospective means of prioritizing for-profit journals for nonprofit transition efforts.  The relevance of the Journal
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Gale Etschmaier

The current FSU Dean of Libraries, Etschmaier made the decision to unbundle their Elsevier Big Deal as both a cost saving mechanism and as a protest against Elsevier pricing.  The FSU unbundling is notable in that there have been virtually no protests from faculty, and access to unsubscribed El
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Ivy Anderson

The Director of Collection Development and Management for the California Digital Library and UC System, Anderson was one of the key actors in the recent decision to end negotiations with Elsevier for a new journal subscription contract for the UC System, with the full support of the UC Academic Sena
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Nerea Llamas

UNC Chapel Hill Associate University Librarian for collections strategy and services, Llamas is leading efforts to prepare for unbundling of the Chapel Hill Elsevier big deal.   Presentations Unbundling “Big Deal” Journal Packages
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Martin Eve

Co-founder of the Open Library of Humanities non-profit open access publishing house,  Eve is a thought-leader in strategies for sustaining OA publishing. Eve has had widespread influence in the strategies of many alternative publishing groups in how to approach the question of OA for scholarsh
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Robert Kiley

Head of Open Research and interim cOAlition S Coordinator of the Wellcome Trust, Kiley has been instrumental in advocating for open access to scholarly publications.  An example is the recent agreement by the journal Lancet to comply with Plan S.  (Kiley, 2019) The perspective of the Wellc
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Bob Schatz

The newest addition to the executive team of Knowledge Unlatched, Schatz works with North American institutions on new models for funding OA scholarly content Presentations Documenting sustainable open-access publishing funding strategies for transitioned journals
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Jonathan Band

An independent legal consultant and appellate advocate, Band has represented clients with respect to the drafting of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA), the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA), and other federal and state statutes relating to intellectual property and the Internet. He complements
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Brandon Butler

UVA Director of Information Policy, Butler focuses on such matters as intellectual property, copyright, licensing and user privacy as they are related to the acquisition, dissemination and preservation of various forms of information and cultural artifacts, and as they are related to scholarly commu
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