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2017
Monday, October 23rd
12:10 PM

Follow the Yellow Brick Road to Green Open Access

Nicole Hentz, University of New Hampshire, Durham
Sarah Stinson, University of New Hampshire, Durham

Dimond Library 235

12:10 PM - 12:30 PM

Institutional Repository Manager, Nikki Hentz, will introduce you to the ways in which the Library can help you make your research open access to maximize its reach. Digital Collections Manager, Sarah Stinson, will discuss our growing openly accessible Digital Collections of photos, books, newspapers and other primary research materials.

12:30 PM

Metadata and Open Access or What’s for Lunch?

Sarah H. Theimer, University of New Hampshire, Durham

Dimond Library 235

12:30 PM - 12:50 PM

You have created a resource you want to be open access, why should you care about metadata? And what is metadata? Playing the metadata game What’s for Lunch? we will delve further into the functions and requirements for a complete metadata description and why it matters for open access material.

Tuesday, October 24th
12:40 PM

Skin Deep

Eugenia Liu, University of New Hampshire, Durham

Dimond Library 235

12:40 PM - 1:00 PM

Ever wonder if your beauty or skincare products are helpful or harmful for you? Let’s examine Environmental Working Group’s database of cosmetic toxicology rankings to find out.

1:00 PM

Open Access Geospatial Data

Hannah Hamalainen, University of New Hampshire, Durham

Dimond Library 235

1:00 PM - 1:20 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.

1:20 PM

Open it up! Hot tips for publishing open access and increasing impact

Megan Bresnahan, University of New Hampshire, Durham

Dimond Library 235

1:20 PM - 1:40 PM

Want to make your work freely available but feel nervous about unfamiliar journals? Join us for tips on evaluating journal quality, retaining your rights, and sharing your scholarship to maximize impact.

Wednesday, October 25th
12:10 PM

The Scholarly Publishing Crisis

Jen Carroll, University of New Hampshire, Durham

Dimond Library 235

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

The UNH Open Access Incentive Program

Eleta Exline, University of New Hampshire, Durham

Dimond Library 235

12:30 PM - 12:50 PM

The UNH Sustainability Institute and the University Library, with funding from the Provost's Office, have teamed-up to offer UNH faculty, students, and staff an incentive for participating in the Scholars' Repository. If you've submitted 8 or more articles for publication in a journal, you may be eligible.

Thursday, October 26th
12:40 PM

Data Visualizations from the US Government

Louise Buckley, University of New Hampshire, Durham

Dimond Library 235

12:40 PM - 1:00 PM

Multiple US government agencies offer data visualizations that can be useful in the classroom, for presentations, or for general interest. We’ll tour a few of these sites, some of which offer interactive visualizations.

1:00 PM

Open Resources for Genealogical Research

Kathrine C. Aydelott, University of New Hampshire, Durham

Dimond Library 235

1:00 PM - 1:20 PM

Dimond Library Instruction Librarian and avid genealogist Kathrine Aydelott will identify pros and cons of several open genealogical resources, and will include sites for getting more information out of your genealogy DNA test results.

1:20 PM

The Preprint Zoo: Walled Gardens that Protect and Openly Serve Content

Emily Poworoznek, University of New Hampshire, Durham

Dimond Library 235

1:20 PM - 1:40 PM

Online, open-access preprints began in a single discipline in 1991. After a long period of slow development the quantity of preprint/postprint/eprint servers, disciplines represented, and sheer contentappears to have mushroomed (see Jordan Anaya’s chart), and maybe it truly has. What is going on? What drives the existence of so many distinct servers? Why are so many of them related to specific disciplines? Which journals accept submissions post-preprint-posting, and what is an author to do?

Friday, October 27th
12:10 PM

Sharing Your Data Openly

Patricia Condon, University of New Hampshire, Durham

Dimond Library 235

12:10 PM - 12:30 PM

The decision of how to share your data depends on several factors, including whether the data can be shared openly or not. Patti Condon (Research Data Services Librarian) discusses sharing data responsibly.

12:30 PM

Starting an Open Access Journal

Eleta Exline, University of New Hampshire - Main Campus

Dimond Library 235

12:30 PM - 12:50 PM

Did you know that the University Library provides hosting for open access journals? If you're intrigued by the idea of starting a journal or paper series, this presentation will walk you through the steps from conceptualization to launch.