Wednesday, October 21st
Open Access Journals, Ed Valauskas (GSLIS), Jan Rodgers (GSSW) and GSLIS Internet Publishing students
Location: Center for Teaching & Learning Excellence (Parmer 115)
Open access (OA) journals are free to view, print and download; no subscription required. Many of the several thousand OA journals are scholarly, peer-reviewed publications. Dominican University is unique in offering a graduate library science class in open access journal construction, aka Internet Publishing. Come hear Dominican University faculty and students discuss their experiences creating and working on 3 OA journals: First Monday, The Journal of Global Social Work Practice and World Libraries. Through their presentations, you’ll also learn about the history and sustainability of OA journals, important OA issues such as author rights, costs, and impact factors, and why and how to publish in an OA journal.