Viewing Party for OCLC Forum, “Open Access Tipping Point Public Forum”
On Thursday, August 29 from 2:00pm - 4:00pm, the University of California (UC) will be hosting an “Open Access Tipping Point Public Forum” in Washington, DC. The forum will be live-streamed and we will be hosting a viewing party in the Sorrells Library Den. The forum is intended to advance understanding of the value and opportunities associated with negotiating, participating in, and supporting transformative open access agreements for all stakeholders in the scholarly publishing community – including publishers, societies, funders, libraries, and academic authors. Refreshments will be provided.
- Thursday, August 29, 2019
- 2:00pm - 4:00pm
- Time Zone:
- Eastern Time - US & Canada (change)
- Sorrells Library, Den
- Sorrells Library
David Scherer (he/him) is the Scholarly Communications and Research Curation Consultant with the University Libraries at Carnegie Mellon University. In his role, he develops and oversees the sustainable programmatic scholarly communication and research curation solutions, services, and workflows, which support the scholarly communication ecosystem at CMU. David brings expertise and knowledge in the areas of copyright, open access, rights management, author identity management, publishing practices, and research communications. David is the primary point of contact for the CMU APC Fund, Co-Founder of the CMU Library Publishing Service and serves as the Operational Lead for the CMU Elements Research Information Management (RIM) Initiative.