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Open Access Week Events 2014 at Ryerson University Library, Ontario Canada

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Open Access Week Events 2014 at Ryerson University Library, Ontario Canada

Time: October 20, 2014 to October 24, 2014
Country: Various
Street: 350 Victoria Street
City/Town: Toronto ONT
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Event Type: international, open, access, week, event
Organized By: Ann Ludbrook, Brian Cameron
Latest Activity: Oct 15, 2014

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Monday: Free Film Screening: The Internet's Own Boy: The Story of Aaron Swartz.  October 20th, 2014 - 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. in LIB489B, 4th floor of the Library

The Internet's Own Boy is the story of the life of programming prodigy and information activist Aaron Swartz. To celebrate Open Access Week the Creative Commons version of the film will be screened. This event is open to the Ryerson community. 

Tuesday: LTO Workshop: Liberate Your Course Materials: Open Access and Copyright Free Resources For Your Teaching October 21, 2014 – 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. in POD-372 

In this workshop, facilitated by Ann Ludbrook, Copyright Librarian, and Dan Jakubek, GIS and Map Librarian we will highlight freely available course materials, textbooks, data sets, and multimedia. We will be providing participants with tips, resources, and information on library services available to reduce the work required to put together course readings.

Wednesday: Webinar: BC Open Textbook Project Oct 22nd, 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. in LIB489B, 4th floor of the Library

To celebrate International Open Access Week, the Canadian Association of Research Libraries (CARL) and BCcampus are presenting an informative and interactive webinar on digital open textbooks

Thursday: Open Access update October 23, 2014 12:00 p.m.- 1:00 p.m. in YDI-1134 

Speakers: Gillian Byrne, Brian Cameron, Greg Singer

The draft Tri-Council policy requires the deposit of publicity-funded research into an open access repository. In this session, we will review the requirements of this policy and to ensure that researchers funded under the policy can satisfy the open access requirements by self-archiving author post-prints into Ryerson's new digital repository. We will showcase the new repository, discuss the draft policy and provide guidance with green open access strategies. 

Lunch will be provided. Please register online to attend. 

Friday: Graduate Students Open Access Coffee House

Oct 24th 2:30 p.m - 4:00 p.m. Margaret Lawrence Room, SCC 201, Ryerson Student Union
Want to learn more about Open Access? To celebrate International Open Access Week Brian Cameron and Ann Ludbrook from the Library will discuss the basics of Open Access (what it is, why we should care), how to achieve open access, and what the library is doing to promote open access at Ryerson. 

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