Students can win $500 for open-access videos

To celebrate and promote the burgeoning open-access movement, the Washington University Libraries are hosting a video contest and a week of events Oct. 21-27.

Open access to be celebrated next week

Next week, WUSTL Libraries has organized a series of five sessions designed to clarify issues surrounding open access and the dissemination of new knowledge as part of national “Open Access Week,” celebrated from Oct. 22 to 28.

Faculty Senate adopts Open Access Resolution

The WUSTL Faculty Senate adopted an Open Access Resolution that encourages faculty members to make their scholarly and creative works freely available online. The resolution also includes a recommendation for University Libraries and the Bernard Becker Medical Library to develop the capacity to capture faculty scholarship, make it publicly accessible and preserve it over time.