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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... Read More →
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Jen Waller

Director of Open Initiatives & Scholarly Communication, University of Oklahoma Libraries
As the Director of Open Initiatives & Scholarly Communication Jen provides advocacy, information, programs, and services designed to increase information access, equity, and inclusion. Her role encompasses the diverse areas that comprise the scholarly communication landscape today... Read More →
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Andrew Wesolek

Head of Digital Scholarship, Clemson University
Andrew Wesolek serves as Head of Digital Scholarship at Clemson University. In this role, he captures the intellectual output of Clemson University and works to make it openly available to any researcher with an internet connection. He also works closely with Clemson University Press... 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... Read More →
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Jill Emery

Collection Development & Management Librarian, Pro, Portland State University
I am the Collection Development Librarian at Portland State University Library and have over 20 years of academic library experience. I have held leadership positions in ALA ALCTS, ER&L, and NASIG. In 2015, I was appointed as the ALA-NISO representative to vote on NISO/ISO standards... Read More →

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... 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... 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... 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... Read More →
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Mr David Scherer

Schol Comm and Research Curation Librarian, Carnegie Mellon University
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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... Read More →

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