Open Access Week at Columbia: October 20-26

Hey Columbia – it’s nearly time for Open Access Week! Open access research is online, freely accessible, and has relatively few or no restrictions on reuse. Open Access Week (October 20-26), a global event now entering its 8th year, promotes … Read More →

Screening of Internet’s Own Boy: The Story of Aaron Swartz

On Thursday, October 23, at 6pm in Barnard College’s Lehman Auditorium (202 Altschul), located in Altschul Hall, we are hosting a screening of “The Internet’s Own Boy: The Story of Aaron Swartz,” which will be followed by a Skype conversation … Read More →

Research Without Borders Panel To Discuss DIY Scholarly Publishing on September 24

Please join Columbia Libraries/Information Services’ Center for Digital Research and Scholarship, the Faculty of Arts and Sciences’ Division of Social Sciences and the Division of Humanities for “Research Without Borders: Publishing Without a Publisher? Scholars Are Doing It For Themselves“, our … Read More →

Research Without Borders: Open Access in the Americas

Please join us for “Research Without Borders: Open Access in the Americas”, our final event of the academic year in our Research Without Borders panel discussion series. This event will take place from 3-5pm on Tuesday, April 29, 2014 in Presidential Rooms 2 & 3 of Columbia’s Faculty House (directions here.) It … Read More →

Research Without Borders: Negotiating Constraints and Open Scholarship

Please join us for "Research Without Borders: Negotiating Constraints and Open Scholarship", our third event of the academic year in our Research Without Borders panel discussion series. This event will take place from 1-3pm on Thursday, February 27, 2014 in Garden … Read More →

Open Access Petition Gathers over 500 Signatures

Photo Courtesy WikiMedia Commons   To celebrate Open Access Week 2013, from October 21-25, the librarians of Columbia University and partners from Barnard and the Union Theological Seminary spent the whole week on College Walk (and one day in the … Read More →