October 25 – 3rd Annual Scholarly Communication Event

Third Annual Scholarly Communication Event: A Changing Landscape
Tuesday, October 25, 2016
BLUU, Ballroom C

The third annual Scholarly Communication Event begins at 1 pm on October 25. The event is open to students, faculty and staff. Six guest speakers will discuss trends in scholarly communication, digital scholarship, and open access. Please join us for one or all sessions.

1 pm
Open Is Not A Panacea: Building An Inclusive Digital Public Commons

Sarah Melton, Head of Digital Scholarship, Boston College

Is open the same as public? And what’s so public about the digital, anyway? Come and learn how we might re-imagine the potential of an open commons.

2:15 pm
New Forms of Scholarly Communication and Openness – How Can TCU Faculty Participate?

Molly Weinburgh, Piper Professor and William L. & Betty F. Adams Chair of Education, TCU
Jason Helms, Assistant Professor, Rhetoric and Composition, TCU
Joddy Murray, Associate Professor, Creative Writing, Rhetoric and Composition, TCU
Jeff Bond, Scholarly Communication Librarian, TCU

Discover how TCU faculty are participating in new forms of scholarship and find out ways you can get involved. A discussion among all in attendance will follow the panel.

3:30 pm
Copyright and Author Rights: How to Retain Ownership When Getting Published

Laura McKinnon, J.D., Dean of Educational Resources, Richland College

Come find out about what rights you typically sign away when signing a publishing agreement. Learn the basics of copyright and how you can retain your rights while still getting published.

RSVP to Shelda Dean: s.dean@tcu.edu or 817-257-6109
Questions about the event may be directed to Jeff Bond: j.bond@tcu.edu

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Texas Indigenous People Exhibit in Library through October 6th

Indigenous Peoples exhibit, October 2016
The Library is presenting an exhibit on Texas Indigenous People. The exhibit, curated by Ammie E. Harrison and Susan Swain, is located by the West Entrance and includes items from the Library’s collections and some very interesting Native American artifacts borrowed from the Fort Worth Museum of Science and History. This exhibit has a short time span—it will be on display only until Thursday, October 6th.

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Tuesday, Oct 4th: TCU Celebrates 100 Years as a Federal Depository Library

1916 – 2016
Centennial Celebration

Join us at the Mary Couts Burnett Library in the Gearhart Reading Room for food, fun, prizes and guest speakers

Tuesday, Oct 4th
12 pm to 1 pm

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