Speaker: Joy Kirchner
This session will provide an overview of open access and other related open movements such as open education, open science, open content and open data and explains why the principle of Openness is seen as a critical element in advancing the reach of research amongst students, scholars, universities, research funders worldwide.
Joy Kirchner is the librarian for Collections, Licenses and Digital Scholarship at the University of British Columbia. Her role involves coordinating scholarly communications activities for the Library. Joy chairs the university’s Scholarly Communications Steering Committee., she is a faculty member with ACRL/ARL Institute for Scholarly Communication, she developed programs and teaches in the ACRL Scholarly Communication 101 outreach program and she is a committee member of the ACRL Scholarly Communications Committee. Joy writes and lectures widely on a variety of scholarly communications topics.