Ellen Greenblatt asked me to forward this announcement about the upcoming ACRL Scholarly Communications Workshop.





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From: Greenblatt, Ellen [mailto:[log in to unmask]]
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Subject: Registration now open - Scholarly Communication 101: ACRL Workshop -- 8/7/09, Denver


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In conjunction with the Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL), the Auraria Library, along with its partners, the Colorado Association of Libraries Academic Library Association and the Colorado Alliance of Research Libraries, is delighted to host a free day-long workshop on “Scholarly Communications 101: Starting with the Basics.”


The workshop will take place on August 7, 2009, at the Tiviloi Turnhalle on the Auraria Campus in Denver from 10 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.  Onsite check-in will begin at 9 a.m.

About the Workshop

The Workshop, developed by ACRL, is designed for those with new leadership assignments in scholarly communication, as well as librarians who are liaisons/specialists to academic departments, and those who are interested in the issues surrounding evolving modes of publication and communication.

The interactive Workshop provides an overview of scholarly communication issues and systems, copyright and intellectual property, and Open Access with the goal to support individual or institutional strategic planning and action.


Sarah L. Shreeves is Coordinator for the Illinois Digital Environment for Access to Learning and Scholarship (IDEALS), the set of services and collections that comprise the institutional repository at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC).  In her position, Sarah is responsible for working with departments, faculty, students, and researchers on a range of scholarly communication issues including author rights, open access, and data curation.

Terri Fishel is Library Director at Macalester College and chair of the campus Digital Assets Management working group that oversees the implementation and development of systems to manage digital resources including images, media, and text materials.  

Stan Soocher, Associate Professor of Music & Entertainment Industry Studies at the University of Colorado’s Denver Campus, is also the founding and long-time Editor-in-Chief of Entertainment Law & Finance, an Incisive Media publication. In addition, Stan is an entertainment attorney and a multi-recipient of ASCAP Deems Taylor Awards for “Excellence in Music Journalism,” including for his entertainment law articles in Rolling Stone and The National Law Journal. He is completing a new music law textbook as well as updating his book They Fought the Law: Rock Music Goes to Court.

Registration is required and space is limited to 100 participants, so please register soon to ensure a space. 

The Workshop is subsidized by ACRL, the Auraria Library, and the Colorado Academic Library Association in order to make it FREE OF CHARGE to participants.

For more information and to register, please visit the workshop web page – http://library.auraria.edu/acrlroadshow/

Contact Information

For questions/additional information, contact Ellen Greenblatt, Associate Director for Scholarly Communication and Digitization Initiatives, Auraria Library [log in to unmask] or Mary K. Dodge, [log in to unmask] or visit the Workshop website.

Looking forward to seeing you at the workshop!





Ellen Greenblatt

Associate Director for Scholarly Communication and Digital Initiatives
Auraria Library
1100 Lawrence Street
Denver, CO 80204
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