Friday, October 10, 2008

Open Access Day - October 14th

What is open access? How can open access impact future research and knowledge?

Please join us and over 100 institutions in more than 20 countries for the first Open Access Day to learn more about a world-wide initiative to increase open access to research. Watch Nobel Prize winner Richard Roberts via a webcast discuss his support for open access.

Event Details

Location: Harmon Room, DeWitt Wallace Library.
Food and beverages will be served for those who register prior to the event. To register, please contact Janet Sietmann (


6:15 - 6:25

6:25 - 6:45

6:45 - 6:55

6:55 -

6:55 - 7:15


Video: Voices of Open Access

Keynote introduction and address


Thanks and call to action

Discussion at Macalester - what we are doing to promote open access, plans for a student and faculty panel on textbook prices, and more...

Read a brief introduction on OA

About the Open Access Day

Sponsored by Students for a Free Culture and SPARC.