Speakers

Announcing our Access 2020 Keynote Speakers

We’re excited to announce our keynote speakers for this year’s online edition of Access–Rajiv Jhangiani and Jessie Loyer! Dr. Rajiv Jhangiani is the Acting Vice Provost, Teaching & Learning and Associate Vice Provost, Open Education at Kwantlen Polytechnic University in British Columbia. The architect of Canada’s first Zero Textbook Cost degrees, Rajiv is an internationally known advocate for open education whose research and

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Keynote Speakers

We are pleased to have Sheila Laroque as our open keynote speaker (October 10th 9:30am–10:30am) and Monique Woroniak for the Dave Binkley Memorial Lecture (October 11th 3:20pm–4:20pm). Don’t miss out on an exciting conference! Register Today!  

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Open Badges for demonstrating Open Access compliance: A pilot project

October 11 at 2:50pm join Christie Hurrell (University of Calgary) for a presentation on: Open Badges for demonstrating Open Access compliance: A pilot project This presentation will describe a pilot project to integrate Open Badges into a DSpace institutional repository.  The Open Badge demonstrated that self-archived research articles complied with national funders’ Open Access policy.

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Developing a Digital Initiatives Centre at a University Research Library

October 11 at 2:15pm join Shannon Lucky, Craig Harkema and Joel Salt (University of Saskatchewan) for their presentation on: Developing a Digital Initiatives Centre at a University Research Library This presentation describes our experience in developing a digital initiatives centre at a large Canadian university research library. Transitioning from a largely behind the scenes and

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(Why Aren’t We) Solving common Library problems with common systems?

October 11 at 1:55pm join May Yan and MJ Suhonos (Ryerson University) as they present: (Why Aren’t We) Solving common Library problems with common systems? RULA implements a records management system on the cheap but learns that many systems are really good solutions to a universal metadata, search and storage retrieval problem that most libraries

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