News and Notices
You are invited to to a presentation in celebration of International Open Access week entitled "Your Research, Your Article, Your Future" by guest speaker Jennifer Laloup from PLOS ONE.
Date/Time: Tuesday, October 21 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm
Location: The presentation will take place in the University Library Alcove, behind the Information and Research Assistance desk.
RSVP: Reception and refreshments will follow, and this event is RSVP only. Please RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org by October 17, 2014.
About Jennifer Laloup:
Jen is an Editorial Manager at PLOS ONE, the world's largest scientific journal. Over the last six years, she has seen firsthand how open access and PLOS ONE have transformed the academic publishing landscape. Soon after joining PLOS in 2008, she developed ONE's media program, which helps authors promote their research via various media channels, and uses ALMs as a means to help quantify the reach and impact of research published in ONE. Jen's background includes degrees in Technical Journalism and Speech Communication, along with experience working for major media outlets.About PLOS ONE:
PLOS (Public Library of Science) is a nonprofit publisher and advocacy organization founded to accelerate progress in science and medicine by leading a transformation in research communication.From more information about Open Access week visit www.openaccessweek.org
PLOS ONE is an international, peer-reviewed, open-access, online publication. PLOS ONE welcomes reports on primary research from any scientific discipline. It provides:
- Open-access-freely accessible online, authors retain copyright
- Fast publication times
- Peer review by expert, practicing researchers
- Post-publication tools to indicate quality and impact
- Community-based dialogue on articles
- Worldwide media coverage
From Sunday, October 19th to Saturday, October 25th, student assistants (you may see them with clipboards) will be performing headcounts in the Library. The counts are to determine how many people are in the Library spaces and computer resources in use during the designated count times. No other information is being collected.
If you have any comments, concerns, or questions, please contact the Library’s General Services Desk (email@example.com).