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Answering the Call: Steps We Can Take at UMD to Make Research and Scholarly Communication More Equitable and Open
Join us to hear the second of our live, moderated discussions during Open Access week. This session will leverage the motivation built up by the first session and will share practical ideas and methods by which to make a difference at the local level in the areas of equitable open access policies and enhanced equity in scholarly communication. Topics include using equity toolkits and sharing actions to enhance equity at the local level and in your own practice.


Ms. Jocelyn Dawson, co-leader of Toolkits for Equity from the Coalition on Diversity and Inclusion in Scholarly Communications, and the Journals Marketing Manager at Duke University Press.

Dr. Michael Dougherty, Chair and Professor, Department of Psychology in College of Behavioral and Social Sciences. 

Dr. Patricia Alexander, Distinguished University Professor and the Jean Mullan Professor of Literacy, Department of Human Development and Quantitative Methodology in the College of Education.

Mark Puente, Associate Dean of Organizational Development, Diversity, and Inclusion at Purdue University

A list of virtual events worldwide is available at http://www.openaccessweek.org/events.

Open Access (OA) literature is digital, online, free of charge, and free of most copyright and licensing restrictions. What makes it possible is the internet and the consent of the author or copyright-holder (https://go.umd.edu/what-is-open-access).

UMD community members, please support:

UMD proposed Equitable Access Policy

UMD’s Open Science Framework membership for your research projects

Oct 27, 2021 12:00 PM in Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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