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Monthly Archives: October 2013

11/7 | From Genie to Efreet: Fantastic Apparitions in the Tales of the Arabian Nights

From Genie to Efreet: Fantastic Apparitions in the Tales of the Arabian Nights Thursday, November 7, 2013 3:30 p.m. Bernath Auditorium David Adamany Undergraduate Library Dr. Anne Duggan, Associate Professor of French and Director of Gender, Sexuality, and Women’s Studies, Wayne State University; and Co-Editor Fantastic Apparitions in the Tales of the Arabian Nights (with […]

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Wayne State University archivist recognized for contributions to the field and Wayne County

Louis Jones, archivist at Wayne State University’s Walter P. Reuther Library was recently acknowledged with the History/Humanities Award at the 16th Annual Wayne County Council for Arts, History (WCCAH) and Humanities Recognition Awards for his outstanding efforts in the archival field and its beneficial impact on Wayne County, both as an effort of activism and […]

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What can you get for the price of some scholarly journals? Take this quiz and find out– you might be surprised!

Have you ever wondered how much some of our scholarly journals actually cost? Every year, the cost of journals continues to rise and libraries are struggling to keep up with skyrocketing prices. Take this quiz to see just how much some of our popular journals are worth: http://scholarscooperative.wayne.edu/journal_quiz/

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Open Access Week event 10/24 | 1 p.m. @ UGL Lab A: DIY DigitalCommons@WayneState Workshop

This workshop will show you how to successfully manage your own submissions to DigitalCommons@WayneState. This is intended to be a hands-on workshop, so please bring your submissions!

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Drumroll, Please! The Writing Center/STS Collaboration Announces New Name at Grand Opening Ceremony

After a campuswide call for suggestions, the Writing Center/Student Technology collaboration official has a new name: The Warrior Writing, Research and Technology Zone or “The WRT (pronounced “write”) Zone.” Though the group did not end up picking a winner from the campus entries, all of the ideas submitted helped the group come up with this […]

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Today! Open Access Week event: Redefining Impact (Webinar) @ 3 p.m. in P/K Simons Room

This year’s kickoff event will feature a 60-minute panel discussion on the topic of “Open Access: Redefining Impact.” Panelists representing a diverse set of stakeholders – scientific researchers, publishers, technologists and policy makers – will examine the potential positive impacts that can result when research results are shared freely in the digital environment. The panel, […]

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Today! Open Access Week event: Intro to Scholars Cooperative @ 11:00am in PK Simons Room

Join librarians Mike Priehs and Damecia Donahue for an introduction to the Scholar’s Cooperative, which offers a wide range of services including self-archiving, promoting and distributing scholarship, providing alternative forms of Scholarly Publishing, retaining author rights, advancing open access, DigitalCommons@WayneState, copyright consultation and much more.

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10/23 | 2 p.m. Teaching Commons Room 174: What Is The Role Of The Librarian In An Open Access World? (Webinar)

Join SAGE for a free webinar that will discuss how in an open access environment, librarians will continue to serve as intermediaries, facilitators, and advocates between authors and publishers. Our 60-minute webinar will include a brief introduction to open access journals publishing followed by an in-depth discussion about OA from three different perspectives: The Librarian […]

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10/23 | 11:30 a.m. P/K Simons Room: 5 Tips For Getting Started With Open Access Publishing

11:30, Purdy-Kresge Library Simons Room You’ve considered participating in open access, but the tradeoffs involved in making your publications open access often don’t seem worth the cost. It doesn’t have to be that way. Join us for a quick walkthrough of strategies for participating in open access publishing without having to feel like a radical.

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