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Journal Editors' Tea

In celebration of Open Access Week, four scholars from a variety of academic disciplines will share their experiences managing successful, sustainable open access scholarly publications.

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Date & Time
October 20, 2014 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Location
Clark Library, Clark Library Instruction Space
Series
Open Access Week
Event Type
Panel Discussion

Attribution: Why It Matters to You

The American Library Association University of Michigan Student Chapter, the University of Michigan Library, and Open.Michigan invite you to an interactive workshop and discussion about the importance of attribution in celebration of Open Access Week 2014.

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Date & Time
October 20, 2014 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
Location
North Quad, Space 2435
Series
Open Access Week
Event Type
Discussion

Keynote: Jack Andraka

Jack Andraka is a Maryland high schooler who is developing a pancreatic cancer screening method which he hypothesized as a Sophomore with the assistance of research articles available to him through Open Access.

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Date & Time
October 21, 2014 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm
Location
Rackham, Amphitheater
Series
Open Access Week
Event Type
Lecture

Wikipedia Edit-a-thon

As a part of the Open Access Week celebration, the University Library is hosting this Edit-a-thon to improve Wikipedia content relating to social justice topics, like environmental justice, theories of social justice, digital equity, art and social justice, food justice, the his

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Date & Time
October 21, 2014 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm
Location
Gallery Lab, 100
Series
Open Access Week
Event Type
Workshop

Author's Forum Presents: To Forget Venice

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Poet Peg Boyers reads from her latest collection of poems, To Forget Venice, and then dives into conversation with U-M Professor of English Language and Literature Nicholas Delbanco.

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Date & Time
October 22, 2014 - 5:30pm to 7:00pm
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library, Gallery (Room 100)
Location Information
Series
The Author's Forum
Event Type
Discussion

Brownbag: Does Open Access Really Increase Accessibility for Underserved Populations?

Join members of the Open Access Committee and School of Information students as we discuss the impact of open access for underserved populations, OA’s role in social justice, and OA’s role in developing countries.

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Date & Time
October 23, 2014 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Location
North Quad, Room 2265
Series
Open Access Week
Event Type
Discussion

Detroit's LGBT Heritage

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Jerry "Jai" Moore as "Lady Jai" at the Golden Slipper gay bar in Detroit on Halloween, 1955

In honor of LGBT History Month, join this conversation about gay life and activism in 1950s Detroit.

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Date & Time
October 23, 2014 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library, Gallery (Room 100)
Location Information
Event Type
Lecture

Girls in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (gEECS)

Members of the Girls in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science student group (gEECS) share their thoughts on how the group supports the research and education of women at U-M and some benefits they experience by participating in gEECS. They also share their thoughts on how gender affects research and education, specifically in technology areas.

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Date & Time
October 27, 2014 - 10:00am to 11:30am
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library, Gallery (Room 100)
Location Information
Series
Emergent Research Series
Event Type
Lecture

Deviations: A Gayle Rubin Reader

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Gayle S. Rubin, U-M professor of anthropology and women's studies, reads from her collection of writing, Deviations. U-M Professor Valerie Traub, whose research concerns gender and sexuality in early modern England, joins her in conversation.

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Date & Time
October 27, 2014 - 5:30pm to 7:00pm
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library, Gallery (Room 100)
Location Information
Series
The Author's Forum
Event Type
Discussion

The Clements Library Presents: Burbeck Acquisition Reception

Please join the Clements Library's Curator of Maps and Associate Director, Brian L. Dunnigan, and Curator of Manuscripts, Cheney J. Schopieray, as they discuss the recent acquisition of military papers and maps of General Henry Burbeck (1754-1848). A few items will be on display for viewing. Free and open to the public, but registration is requested via email or 734-647-0864.

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Date & Time
October 28, 2014 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library, Gallery (Room 100)
Location Information
Series
Clements Library 2014 Lecture Series
Event Type
Lecture

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