Open Access Week 2015


Celebrate Open Access Week 2015 by attending these great workshops offered by Digital Services! To register, please visit the library’s calendar at

Journals in CORE Scholar

October 19, 2015, Room 315, Dunbar Library; 11:30 am - 12:00 pm

Have you ever consider starting your own peer review journal? Are you already an editor of a journal and are looking for a new platform? Jane Wildermuth and Elisabeth Shook will discuss the set-up and maintenance of journals in CORE Scholar. Participants will become familiar with the capabilities of the system, including customized designs and workflows, and professional grade peer-review tools.

Conferences/Events in CORE Scholar October 20, 2015, Room 315, Dunbar Library; 11:30 am - 12:00 pm

Capture the valuable output of your events and conferences, big and small, with CORE Scholar's conference/events modules. Participants will discover how CORE Scholar provides you with an easy way to manage paper submissions, peer review, schedules, and the publication of the materials from your event.

Predatory Publishers and Author's Rights October 21, 2015, Room 315, Dunbar Library; 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Jane Wildermuth, Head of Digital Services, and Elisabeth Shook, Digital Initiatives Librarian, discuss issues surrounding predatory publishers and holding on to author copyrights. Attendees will 1) evaluate various publishers to learn how to identify predatory publishers, 2) discover resources available to help in avoiding predatory publishers, and 3) understand how to keep their copyright during the publishing process.

What's New in SelectedWorks October 22, 2015, Room 315, Dunbar Library; 11:30 am - 12:30 pm

Learn how CORE Scholar can help faculty create a SelectedWorks page to distribute scholarly materials in an attractive and professional manner. Even if you already have a SelectedWorks page, plan on attending to learn from Jane Wildermuth and Elisabeth Shook about the new improvements to SelectedWorks profile pages.