Open Access Symposium & Prelec Lecture, Stony Brook University, 100 Nicolls Road, Stony Brook, NY 11794, Thursday, October 22

Stony Brook University Libraries invites you to a free symposium celebrating open access week.

‘Open Access, Open Data, Open Minds’ features visionary ideas and inspirational speakers. It combines the 9th Prelec Lecture on excellence in healthcare informatics with dynamic leaders from influential open access initiatives, and includes panel discussions of the value and meaning of open access and open data for academics, researchers and librarians.

Speakers:
Neil Rambo, Department Chair and Director of the Health Sciences Library at the New York University School of Medicine, NYU Langone Medical Center: “Research data as knowledge asset: the case for curation and sharing”

Gary Ward, Board Chairman, PLoS (Public Library of Science), Professor of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics at University of Vermont: “Building A High Impact, High Quality Open Access Initiative”

Marguerite Avery, Director of Scholarly Communication at Hypothes.is, and Senior Acquisitions Editor, MIT Press: “Open Humanities and the Future of Scholarly Communication”

When: Thursday, October 22
Where: Stony Brook University, Wang Center
100 Nicolls Road, Stony Brook, NY 11794
Learn More: http://library.stonybrook.edu/oa-prelec-2015/
Register Now! http://library.stonybrook.edu/oa-prelec-2015/registration/

RSVP by Thursday, October 8

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