infoDOCKET reports that “Carnegie Mellon University, a longtime proponent of open-access research, is championing an international movement to revolutionize academic publishing. The university recently reached a transformative agreement with the scientific publishing giant Elsevier that prioritizes free and public access to the university’s research. [Clip] Under the terms of the agreement, which is the […]
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According to KnowledgeSpeak, “the Society for Scholarly Publishing (SSP) recently conducted a webinar titled: Plan S: Opportunities for the Future of Scholarly Publishing. The speakers were charged with offering business models that would suit the new access landscape…”
infoDOCKET also reports that “Bianca Kramer and Jeroen Bosman from the University of Utrecht in the Netherlands and proprietors of the “Innovations in Scholarly Communication” blog have published a new partial gap analysis of Plan S. The analysis was commissioned on behalf of the Dutch Research Council (NWO), a member of cOAlition S. From the Innovations in Scholarly Communications […]
SPARC Europe, in consultation with the European Open Education Librarian Network, has launched a survey targeting academic libraries across Europe. The purpose of the survey is to garner insights into their Open Education practices.
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Tom is originally from Brooklyn N.Y but has spent his entire professional career in South Carolina, most recently as Head of Reference Services at the College of Charleston. As part of the Against the Grain and Charleston Conference team, he serves as the associate editor of the print ATG as well as the co-editor of the webpage. Tom’s conference duties include coordinating the Penthouse Suite interviews as well as the conference poster sessions.
He received his MLS from the University of Buffalo, SUNY and a second master’s in public administration from the College of Charleston and the Univ. of South Carolina. His wife Carol and he live in downtown Charleston and she is an artist and a tour guide offering historic walking tours of the city.