The American Library Association presents a 90-minute online workshop,Getting Started with Open Access: http://www.alastore.ala.org/detail.aspx?ID=10848. Workshop instructors will provide you with tools, techniques, and advice on how to successfully engage with emerging open publishing practices in your own library.
The National Network of Libraries of Medicine, Pacific Northwest Region (NN/LM PNR) will offer funding for group or individual viewings for PNR Network members. This event will be hosted through Webex. Further technical information is available at the ALA TechSource FAQ page.
Please contact Patricia Devine at firstname.lastname@example.org by Thursday, December 30 if you are an NN/LM Pacific Northwest Region Network Member (or would like to become a member) interested in hosting the webcast for your institution and your local colleagues (or yourself). Please include:
- A brief description of how you will promote the event in your area.
- Estimated attendance.
- A room to host the webcast.
Site participants will be selected based on geographic location, accessibility, and the potential number of attendees.
PNR will also be hosting the webcast at the University of Washington Health Sciences Library. Free registration details will be announced in an upcoming Dragonfly article in addition to the other funded webcast locations.