Don’t miss ACRL’s upcoming Scholarly Communication Off-RoadShow pilot webcast series! During this interactive three-part webinar series, we invite you to explore what scholarly communication looks like in 2021.
The webcast series is appropriate for those with administrative responsibilities, with new leadership assignments in scholarly communication or digital publishing, as well as liaisons and any others who are seeking to advance their professional development in scholarly communication.
Webcast One: The Lay of the Land: Framing the Issues Impacting Scholarly Communication
Thursday, April 29, 2021 – 1:00 – 2:00 p.m.
The range of scholarly communication initiatives is vast and deep, but a few key considerations underlie the field, impacting our work in a variety of ways. In this session we’ll survey the current landscape of scholarly communications and identify key issues that we must successfully navigate on our journey to develop, grow, and successfully promote these initiatives at our institution.
Webcast Two: Navigating New Routes to Sharing & Evaluating Scholarly Work
Thursday, May 6, 2021 – 1:00 – 2:00 p.m.
This session offers an overview of current practices and emerging possibilities for the sharing, publication, and evaluation of scholarly work. We will look at the range of options available for sharing scholarship, especially through digital platforms, the potential benefits and challenges of Open Access publication, and some of the latest methods and controversies in measuring scholarly impact.
Webcast Three: (Re)Building the Road as We Go
Thursday, May 13, 2021 – 1:00 – 2:00 p.m.
This session brings together the threads from the full series and prepares participants to blaze their own scholarly communication trails in 2021. We’ll talk about the chronic issues that have been cast in a new light by the public health and social justice crises of the past year and offer case studies from institutions across the field who have used this moment to make exciting change.
Get more information and register on the ACRL website.