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2016
Monday, October 24th
12:10 PM

The Scholarly Publishing Crisis

Jennifer Carroll, University of New Hampshire - Main Campus

Dimond Library 325

12:10 PM - 12:30 PM

Learn about the recent global history of scholarly publishing and its affects on the UNH Libraries. Open Access publishing offers one possible solution to the budget pressures we face.

12:30 PM

Practice Safe Publishing: Finding a Great OA Journal

Eleta Exline, University of New Hampshire - Main Campus

Dimond Library 325

12:30 PM - 12:50 PM

Avoid publishing scams and learn how to find a high-quality Open Access journal for your next article.

Tuesday, October 25th
12:40 PM

Open Access Geospatial Data

Hannah Hamalainen, University of New Hampshire - Main Campus

Dimond Library 325

12:40 PM - 1:00 PM

The landscape of open-access geospatial data is vastly growing with an abundance of open source software, websites, and datasets available to the public. How do we find and access these resources? Find out from the Geospatial Services Center.

1:00 PM

Exploring U.S. Census Data

Wendy Jo Girven, University of New Hampshire - Main Campus

Dimond Library 325

1:00 PM - 1:20 PM

The US Census provides us with demographic and economic data, but did you know you can also access infographics, working papers, maps, and more from the Census website?

Wednesday, October 26th
11:30 AM

Open Education at UNH

Daniel Carchidi, University of New Hampshire - Main Campus
Eleta Exline, University of New Hampshire - Main Campus
Catherine Overson, University of New Hampshire - Main Campus

Dimond Library 325

11:30 AM - 11:50 AM

Last year UNH faculty helped save students nearly $150,000 by assigning Open Educational Resources in place of expensive textbooks. Find out more about this exciting project!

Thursday, October 27th
12:40 PM

U.S. Federal Mandates & Open Access

Emily L. Poworoznek

Dimond Library 325

12:40 PM - 1:00 PM

U.S. federal agencies with annual research & development expenditures over $100 million are now required to increase access to the results of funded research. We’ll look at what this means for researchers and their audiences.

1:00 PM

Getting Starting with the Open Science Framework

Patricia Condon, University of New Hampshire - Main Campus

Dimond Library 325

1:00 PM - 1:20 PM

The Open Science Framework is a free, open source web application that helps researchers manage workflows and facilitates open collaboration.

Friday, October 28th
12:10 PM

Open Genes: Tools for Genealogy

Kathrine Aydelott, University of New Hampshire - Main Campus

Dimond Library 325

12:10 PM - 12:30 PM

Not everything you need to trace your roots is online, but our resident genealogy enthusiast will help get your started--and then show you how to hook into the library resources to help you further!

12:30 PM

WISER - Wireless Information System for Emergency Responders

Eugenia Liu, University of New Hampshire - Main Campus

Dimond Library 325

12:30 PM - 12:50 PM

WISER helps identifies hazardous substances based on their properties and side effects, offers advice on assisting those who have been exposed, and provides information on containing and suppressing those materials.