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Wednesday, November 5 • 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Campus Open Access Policies: The Importance of Being Open, Earnestly

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Cost: $110, Registration Required

This preconference is organized jointly by COAPI (the Coalition of Open Access Policy Institutions) and SPARC. The session will be jointly sponsored and planned across the two coalitions.

These sessions will allow participants to learn about developing and implementing campus-­‐wide open access policies, the impact of such policies, and how participants across the library spectrum can play a role in the success of campus open access policies.

Session A: Open Access Policies and Library/Publisher Collaboration for Mutual Success

This session will explore the importance of campus open access policies and how librarians and publishers are working together to bring more scholarly literature to the world. Delivered in the form of question-­‐led panel discussion, this session will demonstrate ways in which librarians and publishers – open access and traditional -­‐-­‐ can work together on mutually agreed-­‐upon goals in a productive manner, while ensuring campus open access policies are able to meet the goals their universities have set for greater access to institutional scholarship.

Panelists include:

  • Ellen Duranceau, Program Manager for Scholarly Publishing, Copyright & Licensing, MIT
  • Laura Bowering Mullen, Behavioral Sciences Librarian and Co-­‐Chair, Rutgers Open Access Policy Implementation Working Group, Rutgers
  • Dave Scherer, Scholarly Repository Specialist, Purdue e-­‐Pubs, Purdue
  • Julie Kimbrough, Clinical Assistant Professor of Law and Assistant Director for Collections and Access, UNC Chapel Hill
  • Dean Sanderson,Commercial Director/EVP of Sales & Marketing, Nature Publishing Group
  • Elizabeth Marincola, CEO, PLOS

Moderated by: Andrew Wesolek, Clemson University and Shawn Daugherty, SPARC

Session B: The Library Role in Supporting and Implementing Campus Open Access Policies This session will offer a brief introduction to Open Access Workflows for Academic Librarians (OAWAL), followed by group participation in contributing to the OAWAL resource.

Speakers include:

  • Graham Stone, Information Resources Manager, University of Huddersfield
  • Jill Emery, Collection Development Librarian, Portland State University 

Moderated by: Jen Waller, Miami University -­‐ Ohio


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Shawn Daugherty

Assistant Director for Operations, SPARC
Shawn serves as the Assistant Director for Operations, handling member services, federal and state policy, and general operations. Prior to joining the SPARC team in 2014, Shawn worked at The Sheridan Group as a Senior Policy Associate, where she developed and implemented advocacy strategies for her non-profit clients -- and one of her clients happened to be SPARC! She has also had the privilege of working for Senator Edward Kennedy on the Senate... Read More →
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Jen Waller

Open Educational Resources & Scholarly Communication Coordinator, University of Oklahoma Libraries

Andrew Wesolek

Head of Digital Scholarship, Clemson University
Andrew Wesolek began his professional career as Scholarly Communication Librarian at Utah State University.  In this role, he managed a thriving institutional repository, roughly doubling its size to nearly 36,000 items in two years of service. Wesolek also administered an Open Access Fund and collaborated with stakeholders across campus in the passage of an Institutional Open Access Policy in 2012.  Subsequently, Wesolek chaired the... Read More →


Ellen Duranceau

Program Manager for Scholarly Publishing, Copyright & Licensing, MIT
Ellen Finnie Duranceau is the Program Manager for the MIT Libraries' Office of Scholarly Publishing, Copyright & Licensing, a position she has held  since 2006. She leads the MIT Libraries' outreach efforts to faculty in support of scholarly publication reform and open access activities at MIT, including overseeing implementation of the MIT Faculty Open Access Policy. In addition, she acts as the Libraries' chief resource... Read More →
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Jill Emery

Collection Development Librarian, Portland State University

Julie Kimbrough

Assistant Director for Collections & Access, UNC Chapel Hill
Julie Kimbrough is a Clinical Assistant Professor of Law and Assistant Director for Collections and Access, Kathrine R. Everett Law Library. She currently teaches Advanced Legal Research. Julie is a Magna Cum Laude graduate of Millsaps College and a member of Phi Beta Kappa. She earned her Juris Doctor and Master of Science in Library Science from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and she is a member of the North Carolina State... Read More →
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Elizabeth Marincola

Elizabeth Marincola received her undergraduate degree from Stanford University in 1981 and her MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business in 1986. She is CEO of PLOS (the Public Library of Science), a nonprofit organization based in San Francisco which was founded to transform science communication. PLOS has been a leader in the Open Access movement, publishing more OA articles in 2013 than any other publisher. Marincola was Executive... Read More →
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Laura Bowering Mullen

Behavioral Sciences Librarian; Open Access Specialist, Rutgers Library of Science and Medicine
Laura Bowering Mullen is Behavioral Sciences Librarian and Open Access Specialist at Rutgers University in Piscataway, New Jersey. In addition to her many years of experience as an academic science librarian and team leader for science collections at the Rutgers Library of Science and Medicine, she holds positions in scholarly communication areas. Mullen chairs the Rutgers Libraries’ Committee on Scholarly Communication, and is the Libraries... Read More →

Dean Sanderson

Commercial Director/EVP of Sales & Marketing, Nature Publishing Group
Dean Sanderson is NPG's Commercial Director, with global responsibility for content sales to institutional customers as well as for marketing. Dean joined NPG in June 2008 from sister organization Scientific American, Inc., where he managed the company’s international subsidiaries, joint ventures and license partners. Prior to joining NPG, Dean spent over twenty years in the consumer media industry in both North America and Europe. He began... Read More →
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David Scherer

Scholarly Communications and Research Curation Consultant, Carnegie Mellon University
David Scherer is the assistant to the dean of libraries at Carnegie Mellon University. Previously, David was the scholarly repository specialist with the Purdue University Libraries. In that role he oversaw Purdue’s primary institutional repository, Purdue e-Pubs, and educated faculty on open ac- cess and author rights, new models of publishing, and opportunities for open access publishing. Alongside his colleagues at the Purdue University... Read More →
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Graham Stone

Information Resources Manager, University of Huddersfield
Graham is Information Resources Manager at the University of Huddersfield UK where he manages the library’s information resources budget, including acquisitions, subscriptions and APC payments. He also manages the University Repository and University Press. Graham has been involved with a number of Jisc projects including Huddersfield Open Access Publishing and the OA best practice pathfinder project. He is co-author of OAWAL (Open Access... Read More →

Wednesday November 5, 2014 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Cooper Room, Courtyard Marriott 125 Calhoun Street, Charleston, SC 29401