Author Archives: Robyn Hall

New: Issue Briefs!

Over the summer the SCWG finalized the following two issue briefs intended to share information on scholarly communications topics with COPPUL members and beyond: Evaluating Open Access & Avoiding “Predatory” Publishers (2018) Funding Support for Open Access Journals (2018) We hope that the information these provide is helpful to others dealing with the evaluation of, […]
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Be Our Guest

Contributions to the SCWG blog are welcome. Content should be relevant to COPPUL members and address topics related to scholarly communications. This might include information about: Best practices and lessons learned working in the field of schol comm. New initiatives launched by COPPUL members or others. Perspectives and findings shared in recent articles and reports. Opportunities, including calls […]
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Scholarly Communications Training Day May 18 in Edmonton

Note: Registration has now closed. We look forward to seeing everyone in Edmonton in May! Registration is now open to all staff at COPPUL member libraries for the first annual Scholarly Communications Regional Training Day at MacEwan University in Edmonton. The day will feature a number of talks, panels, and activities, and will be preceded by […]
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Save the Date!

COPPUL is planning its first Scholarly Communications Regional Training Day and informal meetup May 17- 18, 2018 in Edmonton, Alberta. Registration will open in mid-January, as soon as the schedule is finalized. Watch this space and subscribe to our blog for updates (see “Follow Blog” option on this page). The event will be limited to 50 […]
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Happy Open Access Week!

The theme for Open Access Week 2017 is “Open in order to…” and there are some fantastic posters and other downloadable materials to help promote the event on the Open Access Week website. The site also lists a number of events happening in Canada, including a Wikipedia Edit-a-thon at MacEwan University, sessions on open education […]
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