Open Access Week 2012 Events

October 2012 marks Bucknell’s first anniversary as an open access institution. In celebration of this milestone, L&IT will host several events during International Open Access Week, Oct. 22-26.

SPARC/World Bank Open Access Week 2012 Kickoff Simulcast

Oct. 22, 4-5:30 pm, Bertrand Library Traditional Reading Room

Join distinguished scholars from the World Bank, National Institute of Health, Creative Commons and the National Association of Graduate-Professional Students for a discussion of the importance of open access to their work. Light refreshments will be provided.

My Article’s been Accepted, Now What?

Oct. 23, 12-1 pm, Library Lab

Join Andrew Asher, Bucknell’s Scholarly Communication Officer, for a workshop and discussion about what faculty members need to know about Bucknell’s open access policy, author’s agreements, and scholarly publishing. Lunch will be provided. Please RSVP to

Open Access Anniversary Party

Oct. 25, 3-4 pm, Bertrand Library Lobby

Come celebrate Bucknell’s first year of open access with cake, refreshments, and a showcase of open access scholarship!

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Bucknell Faculty Approves Open Access Policy

On October 4, 2011, the faculty of Bucknell University approved an institutional policy on open access publishing. The policy reads as follows: The faculty of Bucknell University grant to Bucknell University limited use of their scholarly … [Continue reading]

Bucknell Scholarly Communications Practices Survey: Summary Results

authors agreement

Overview The Bucknell Scholarly Communications Practices Survey was administered during a 24 day period from Oct. 12, 2010 to Nov. 5, 2010.  All Bucknell faculty members were invited to participate via the Bucknell message center.  115 completed q … [Continue reading]

Bucknell Celebrates International Open Access Week

In celebration of International Open Access Week (Oct. 18-24), please join us for the following special events: Open Access Publishing Roundtable Oct. 20, 12-1 pm, Bertrand Library Traditional Reading Room What is open access publishing and … [Continue reading]

Introducing Open Access at Bucknell

This blog is dedicated to the discussion of issues surrounding scholarly publishing and open access at Bucknell.   My hope is that it will not only be an informational resource for Bucknell’s faculty and students, but also a space where we can engage … [Continue reading]