Symposium 2018

at the Henry Madden Library

Friday, September 14, 2018

9:00am to 3:00pm


9:00-9:30am: Registration & Continental Breakfast

Introduction, James Marshall, PhD, Dean of Research and Graduate Studies

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9:30-10:30am: Keynote and Q&A

Charlotte Roh, Scholarly Communications Librarian, San Francisco University.

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Charlotte Roh is the Scholarly Communications Librarian at the University of San Francisco, a Jesuit university with a social justice mission. She received her bachelor’s degree in English and art history from Johns Hopkins University, her master’s in library and information science from the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign School of Information Sciences, and completed a scholarly communications residency with the University of Massachusetts Amherst. Her background is in academic publishing with companies such as Taylor & Francis and Oxford University Press, and she continues to edit freelance. Charlotte works at the intersection of scholarly communications and social justice, and has published on diversity and representation in scholarly publishing.

10:30-11:30am:Digital Stewardship: Increase Access and Control of your Scholarship

Britt Foster, Public Services Librarian, California State University, Fresno


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11:30-12:30pm: Lunch: Build-Your-Own-Taco Bar

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12:00-12:30pm: Lunch Talk

Declaration of Rights and Principles to Transform Scholarly Communication.

Allegra Swift, UC San Diego Scholarly Communications Librarian

Allegra is responsible for designing services and developing resources for UCSD researchers and scholars from all backgrounds, disciplines, and at all career stages to improve the access, reach, impact, and sustainability of their scholarship and research. She updates and interacts through CONDUIT , the UC San Diego Library scholarly communications blog and on Twitter @UCSDScholCom. Allegra is currently serving on the UC Office of Scholarly Communication group, the Choosing Pathways to Open Access Forum Program Committee, and has been on the program committee and taught courses at both the 2017 and 2018 Force 11 Scholarly Communications Institute.


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12:30-1:30pm: Data Management

David Drexler, Scholarly Communications Librarian, California State University, Fresno


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1:30-2:30pm: Open Access Panel Discussion

David Lent, PhD, Associate Professor, California State University, Fresno

Charlotte Roh, Scholarly Communications Librarian, University of San Francisco

Ann Edahl, Managing Editor at ACSESS

Kimberly Coy, PhD, Associate Professor, California State University, Fresno, Editor, TRG

Dave Tyckoson, Reference Librarian, California State University, Fresno.


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2:30-3:00pm: Closing Comments

Dennis Nef, PhD, Vice Provost

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