Category Archives: Events

Open Access Week 2018

Open Access Week is here! This year’s theme is “Designing Equitable Foundations for Open Knowledge.” To find out what’s happening both locally and around the world visit openaccessweek.org’s event page. Many libraries are screening a recent documentary called Paywall: The Business of Scholarship. If you cannot make it to a screening, watch it online! Paywall: The […]
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Fair Dealing Week

Fair Dealing week is February 26th-March 2nd, 2018. In honour of this week, a number of activities are going on. The Canadian Association of Research Libraries (CARL) is seeking personal stories that demonstrate how individuals benefit from fair dealing. More information about this initiative can be found here: https://librarianship.ca/news/fair-dealing-in-canada-cfp/. The University of Alberta’s Copyright Office […]
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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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