Open Access Week 2017: Spotlight on Open Educational Resources
To help celebrate Open Access Week, the Ryerson University Library & Archives (RULA) and the University of Toronto Libraries welcomes faculty, students and librarians at both institutions to register for a full day of events that will provide a spotlight on Open Educational Resources (OER), including a keynote lecture from internationally-recognized copyright and open access advocate, Dr. Michael Geist.
When and Where?
Tuesday, October 24 from 10:30 a.m. - 4 p.m. in the Tecumseh Auditorium, Ryerson Student Centre, 55 Gould Street. Lunch is provided.
See poster here (PDF), and view the agenda details below.
To register, visit: https://ccs.cf.ryerson.ca/eventplanner/event_summary.cfm?id=4131
To view live and archived video of the event, go here: https://ryecast.ryerson.ca/11/Live/1739.aspx
This event is sponsored by:
- eCampusOntario Infrastructure Publishing Project
- Ryerson University Library & Archives
- University of Toronto Libraries
- Ryerson University Learning & Teaching Office
- Ryerson University Office of eLearning
10:30am - Fair, Open, Free?
Ariel Katz, University of Toronto; Jennifer MacInnis, Ryerson University; Sam Trosow, University of Western Ontario; Kelsey Merkley, Creative Commons Canada
12:00pm - Lunch
12:30pm - Welcomes
Carol Shepstone, Chief Librarian, Ryerson University Library & Archives
12:40pm - Keynote Address
Michael Geist, Canada Research Chair, University of Ottawa
1:40pm - Coffee Break
1:50pm - Introduction to OER in the Classroom
Ann Ludbrook and Michelle Schwartz, Ryerson University
2:30pm - Catching the OER Wave in Ontario
Wendy Freeman, Ryerson University and Laurie Harrison, University of Toronto, Faculty Panel
3:30pm - Open Access Wall of Fame Award Presentation
Knowledge Unlatched Visit to University of Toronto Libraries
March 10th, 2017 | 10:00 am – 12:00 pm | Blackburn Room, Robarts Library
UTL was pleased to welcome Dr. Sven Fund, Managing Director of Knowledge Unlatched, who visited Toronto to discuss KU and its approach to the sustainable, open access publication of scholarly monographs in the Humanities and Social Sciences. UTL has been a supporter of KU since its inception in 2014.
Student Journal Forum 2017
University of Toronto Libraries hosted the Student Journal Forum on Thursday, January 12, 2017 in the Debates Room, Hart House (following the Hart House Literary Fair), an afternoon of sessions focused on helping student editors and publsihers expand their knowledge of the journal process.
Please visit the Student Journal Forum website for more information on session topics.
Fair Dealing Week 2016
Open Access Week Alternate Reality Game
Copyright In Canada Conference
A Collaborative Literary Performance in the Public Domain
Alanna Mitchell, award-winning author and journalist
Clifford Goldfarb, honorary solicitor for the Bootmakers of Toronto
David Eden, playwright and UTL staff
David Rotenberg, Toronto-based author, director, and theatre instructor
Dorothy Ellen Palmer, author and executive member of the Bootmakers of Toronto
Maureen Scott Harris, poet and former UTL rare book catalogure
Peggy Perdue, Curator of the Arthur Conan Doyle Collection at the Toronto Reference Library
Rudyard Fearon, poet and UTL staff