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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: or 817-257-6109
Questions about the event may be directed to Jeff Bond:

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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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Welcome Frogs!

As the Fall Semester quickly approaches we are looking forward to what is sure to be another great year.

Throughout the year we will be updating you on important information, library resources and services, events and look forward to keeping you connected with the TCU Library.

Welcome Frogs: August 22-23

Stop by the Library 9 am – 11 am on  Monday, August 22 and Tuesday, August 23 and  meet YOUR librarian, explore the library, check out the FabLab and receive valuable information. The first 100 get a free t-shirt for answering questions.

Thanks and Go Frogs!

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Finding a video is easy!

A guide to finding and using educational and popular video is now available!
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Mrs Baird’s Exhibit

Visit the the Baird Family exhibit, a tribute to the family, at Mary Couts Burnett Library through the end of the year.
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