Thursday, March 5
10:30am - 11:30am – Conference Halls A&B, 4th floor, Alkek Library
Presentation: Nick Shockey, Director of Programs & Engagement at the Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition (SPARC), is a leader in the area of Open Source in Academia. Under his leadership, SPARC is recognized as a preeminent organization that promotes and supports Open Access scholarship through notable initiatives and programs.
12:00pm - 1:30pm – Conference Halls A&B, 4th floor, Alkek Library
Lunch & Movie: Join us for lunch and a screening of the movie Paywall: The Business of Scholarship. Discussion of the movie will follow the screening.
2:00pm - 3:15pm – Wittliff Galleries, 7th Floor, Alkek Library
Panel discussion: Nick Shockey and a panel of Texas State University faculty members discuss issues surrounding for-profit academic publishing and open access.
Panelists will include: