Scholarly Communication and Open Access: What Researchers Should Know

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Scholarly Communication and Open Access: What Researchers Should Know

Please join us for a talk and refreshments with Vincent Larivière

Dr. Larivière is a leading (and entertaining) researcher on the topic of contemporary scholarly communication. Join us for a timely and lively discussion on academic publishing models, and how you will be affected by them. He is the author of “The Oligopoly of Academic Publishers in the Digital Era,” (PLoS ONE 10(6), 2015), among many other publications.

When?  Tuesday, October 22, 3 to 4:30pm
Where?  Library Alcove, Level 10, University of Lethbridge Library

In addition, he will be giving a talk at the Lethbridge Public Library:

What is Open Science and Why Does is Matter?
When? Tuesday, October 22, 7 to 8:30pm
Where?  Community Meeting Room, Lethbridge Public Library, Downtown Branch

Both events are free and open to all!

Vincent Larivière is professor of information science at the Université de Montréal, where he holds the Canada Research Chair on the Transformations of Scholarly Communication. He is also scientific director of the Érudit journal platform, associate scientific director of the Observatoire des sciences et des technologies (OST) and regular member of the Centre interuniversitaire de recherche sur la science et la technologie (CIRST). Vincent holds a bachelor’s in Science, Technology and Society, a master’s in history of science and a Ph.D. in information science, for which he received the Eugene Garfield Dissertation Scholarship award.

Room or Area: 
Library Alcove, Level 10

Free and open to all


Contact:

Sandra Cowan | sandra.cowan@uleth.ca | (403) 332-4465