November 19, 2017

Harvard's Stuart Shieber To Kick Off Columbia University Libraries Speaker Series

By Andrew Albanese

The Scholarly Communication Program of Columbia University Libraries and Information Services this week announced that Stuart Shieber, architect of Harvard’s Faculty of Arts and Sciences Open Access Resolution, will kick off a six-event speaker series on issues in scholarly communication, on October 8, 2008. The talk will be held on Columbia’s Morningside Campus in the Jed D. Satow Conference Room at Alfred Lerner Hall from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. The series is free and open to the public.

Upcoming speakers include Marian Hollingsworth, director of publisher relations at Thomson Reuters; Johan Bollen of Los Alamos National Laboratory; Helen Tartar, editorial director at Fordham University Press; and Christine L. Borgman, author of From Gutenberg to the Global Information Infrastructure: Access to Information (2001) and Scholarship in the Digital Age: Information, Infrastructure and the Internet (2007). Fuire issues to be discussed include “assessing the importance and influence of scholarly publications” and the "Future of the Book."

For detailed date, location, and speaker information, please visit the event web site, or email Kathryn Pope.

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