This session will provide information about open access publishing, detail the reasons for the open access publishing movement, and describe key elements of predatory publishers.
A process often used by UI Librarians to critically evaluate the quality of open access journals will be shared, to allow participants to improve their skills/efficiency with appraisal. Information about open access mandates will be included, as well as an overview of how the UI Libraries Open Access Fund works.
Thursday, October 13th, 1:00 – 2:00pm (Information Commons East, 2nd Floor, Hardin Library for the Health Sciences)
Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to attend all University of Iowa-sponsored events. If you are a person with a disability who requires a reasonable accommodation in order to participate in this program, please contact Janna Lawrence in advance at 319-335-9871.