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"The Research University Imperative to Distribute Scholarly Materials"


Date: October 20, 2009

Times: 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Location:   Student Union, Kiva Room

Contact: Dan Lee

Cost: Free

Description:

University Libraries will be hosting two lectures featuring nationally known scholars during its celebration of Open Access Week.

 At the first talk, David Shulenburger will give a lecture titled "The Research University Imperative to Distribute Scholarly Materials." Shulenburger is the first Vice President for Academic Affairs at the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) and his research focuses on the economics of scholarly communications and universities.

Shulenburger’s lecture will be followed by comments from University of Arizona faculty:
-    James Wyant, Dean, College of Optical Sciences and president-elect of the Optical Society of America
-    Joseph Wilder, Director of the Southwest Studies Center and editor of Journal of the Southwest

For more information, please visit http://www.openaccessweek.org