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Tag: Open Access to Research
The University Libraries offer financial grants to NIU faculty and graduate students to help defray the cost of publishing in open access journals that require an article publication fee. Two NIU researchers’ articles have been able to receive wider exposure as a result of being published in open access journals. Winifred Creamer of the Department...
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During the week of Oct. 20, NIU will present a series of lectures, panel discussions and other events to celebrate International Open Access Week 2014. Now in its eighth year, International Open Access Week highlights the potential benefits that open access can bring to scholarly publishing and research. Open access issues have come to the...
Lynne M. Thomas
Lynne M. Thomas, curator of Rare Books and Special Collections and associate professor, will give a presentation next month on the Open Access to Research Articles Act. The talk is scheduled at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 4, in the staff lounge on the lower level of Founders Memorial Library. Open Access allows scholarly authors to maintain...
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NIU Libraries are connecting the campus with institutions across the world in a shared discussion around the Open Access movement in celebration of International Open Access Week 2013. With a variety of events and activities scheduled, from workshops and panels to receptions and mash-ups, the week of Oct. 22 promises to be interesting and informative....
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In Springfield … Both the House and the Senate are in session this week in Springfield. Several bills of interest to the NIU community advanced in the legislative process during last week’s Senate action. SB 1900 (Biss) passed the Senate unanimously and has been assigned to the House Higher Education Committee for consideration. It requires...
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In Springfield … Last Friday – April 19 – was the deadline for House bills to be voted out of the House to the Senate. Thursday, April 25, is the last day for Senate bills to be voted out of the Senate to the House. The House of Representatives will not meet this week, but the...