ACRL announces new presenters for workshop “Scholarly Communications: From Understanding to Engagement”

SC workshop blockThe ACRL Research and Scholarly Environment Committee is pleased to announce the selection of Katie Fortney and Anali Maughan Perry as the newest presenters for the workshop “Scholarly Communication: From Understanding to Engagement,” which is offered to institutions across the country on an ongoing basis. Katie and Anali join the team of experienced presenters as collegial partners in shaping the curriculum and presenting the popular workshop. Katie Fortney is the Copyright Policy & Education Officer for California Digital Library, serving the University of California libraries and their users. Anali Maughan Perry is the Associate Librarian for Collections and Scholarly Communication at Arizona State University Libraries.

“We’re very excited to welcome Katie and Anali to the team of presenters for the scholarly communication roadshow. Their policy expertise and experience working with scholars to preserve and provide open access to scholarship will be invaluable to the roadshow team, and will help to ensure a vibrant future for this important workshop,” said Chair of the ACRL Research and Scholarly Environment Committee Claire Stewart of University of Minnesota. The search committee, comprised of members of the ACRL Research and Scholarly Environment Committee and a representative of the current presenter group, was led by committee member Scott Mandernack of Marquette University.

The program continues its cost-sharing model as ACRL is committed to underwriting the bulk of the expense for delivering the workshop up to five times each year. Subsidized workshops for spring 2015 are: Friday, March 13, 2015, at the University of South Carolina in Columbia, SC; Friday, April 10, 2015, at Tri-College University Libraries in Fargo, ND; Wednesday, April 15, 2015, at Iowa State University Library in Ames, IA; and Friday, May 8, 2015, at Auburn University Libraries in Auburn, AL.

Stay tuned for more information in fall 2015 about how you can apply to host the competitive subsidized version in 2016. In addition, you may bring this one-day workshop, at full cost, to your campus, chapter, or consortia at any time year round.