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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 SCRT mtg tomorrow, Sept 11, 2pm

  • Revised agenda with one additional item below. Look forward to seeing you all tomorrow.

    LACUNY Scholarly Communications Roundtable Agenda
    September 11, 2014
    John Jay Library Conference Room

    • 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 (
    • Potential spring program
–Altmetrics and impact factors with Marta Blaydek and Meg Smith from NYU
    • OA materials / toolkit / course for training the trainer
–follow up on Beth’s ideas for OA week outreach
    — Ideas for a toolkit (examples:
    — Or a course (similar to Steve Ovadia’s open course on OER:
    • Suggestion for CUNY Libraries policy on open access (comes from Kenneth Schlesinger via CoCs)

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