October 24-28 is Open Access Week. The Open Access movement is impacting scholarly communication and post-secondary education in the digital age and the library will be hosting some events this week to promote awareness of open access.
Today, Tuesday October 25, from 12:00-1:30 p.m., take a study break and join us for a film screening on the fourth floor. We will be showing RIP: A Remix Manifesto, an award-winning documentary.
On Wednesday, October 26 from 1-3 p.m., join us in the Learning Commons on the second floor of the library for the Open House. We will highlight services provided there, which will include an Open Access Zone. Come by and learn more. Refreshments will be provided and you can enter a draw to win an iPad2!
Join Digital Initiatives Librarian Brian Cameron on Thursday, October 27 from 2-3 p.m. in LIB489B for a discussion entitled Author Rights in a Digital World. This session will examine copyright transfer agreements, author addenda, and discuss open access publishing and Creative Commons Licenses.
Please join us as we officially launch our Learning Commons @ Ryerson website and find out what the Ronald D. Besse Information and Learning Commons can do for you. On Wednesday October 26 from 1-3 pm please drop by the main floor of the Library for cake, sandwiches and visit our zones with a passport to win an iPad2 and other prizes.
The Learning Commons Open House will take place on Tuesday, October 19 from 1-3 p.m. on the main floor of the Library. Learn more about the many services available in the Commons to help you achieve success at the university level. There will be a draw for an iPad, and free food – all are welcome!