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LACUNY Scholarly Communications Roundtable

This group is where members of the LACUNY Scholarly Communications Roundtable (and anyone else who is interested) can discuss programming and issues relating to scholarly communications in the libraries and elsewhere.

Roundtable Chair, 2023-24: Jill Cirasella (Graduate Center)
Group logo by Thomas Frank:


LACUNY Scholarly Communications Round Table meeting – Thurs, 9/11, 2-4pm

  • Join us for our first LACUNY Scholarly Communications Round Table meeting this academic year:

    Thursday, Sept 11
    John Jay Library conference room

    SCRT Agenda
    1. Potential fall programs for OA week
    –Institutional Repository Lessons Learned with Jill Cirasella and an introduction to the new CUNY Schol Comm librarian (if s/he is on board)
    –Screening and discussion of The Internet’s Own Boy, a documentary about information activist Aaron Swartz (
    2. Potential spring program
    –Altmetrics and impact factors with Marta Blaydek and Meg Smith from NYU
    3. OA materials / toolkit / course for training the trainer
    –follow up on Beth’s ideas for OA week outreach
    –Ideas for a toolkit (example from ACRL:
    –Or a course (similar to Steve Ovadia’s open course on OER:

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