Past Events

Click on the event titles below to view videos from the Research Without Borders series, Open Access Week, and other events sponsored by the Scholarly Communication Program.

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Research Without Borders 11/12 | Expanding Public Access to Research

All — please join us for "Expanding Public Access to Federally Funded Research: Implementing the OSTP Memo", our second event of the academic year in our Research Without Borders panel discussion series. This event will take place from 12-2pm on Tuesday, … Read More →

The Challenge of Communicating Computational Research

Research Without Borders April 4, 2013   Computational approaches to scholarship have revolutionized how research is done but have at the same time complicated the process of disseminating the results of that research. Conclusions may be produced using mathematical models … Read More →

Scholarly Societies in the Humanities: New Models and Innovation

Research Without Borders March 5, 2013   How can scholarly societies in the humanities create sustainable organizational models in an era of networked communications? What services will attract and retain members when scholars have an increasing list of options available … Read More →

Research Data Symposium

Research Data Symposium February 27, 2013   VIDEO TO COME. The Research Data Symposium was a day-long event hosted by Columbia University Libraries/Information Services, Columbia's Institute for Data Sciences and Engineering, Columbia’s Libraries/Information Services’ Center for Digital Research and Scholarship … Read More →

Measuring Scholarly Impact: The Influence of “Altmetrics” on a Changing Conversation

Research Without Borders November 13, 2012   Is the academic community ready to employ new tools to evaluate the importance and influence of scholarly works? How do “altmetrics” services and models reflect new thinking about what types of scholarly activities … Read More →

Supporting Translational and Team-based Science Workshop

Monday, November 12 1:00 to 5:00 pm Columbia University, Morningside Campus Butler Library, Room 203 To register, please go to: http://tinyurl.com/ak9kll8   Traditionally, medical and science/technical libraries have provided information resources and technology to support educational and research objectives. Now, … Read More →

Webcast Screening: Open Access and Your Publications: What’s Copyright Got To Do With It?

Wednesday, October 24, 2012 at 2:30 pm Columbia University, Butler Library, Room 523   Join us to screen a webcast of an American Library Association (ALA) webinar with Kenneth Crews, director of Columbia's Copyright Advisory Office. For librarians, researchers and … Read More →

Your Dissertation: What You Need to Know About Copyright and Electronic Filing

Monday, October 22, 1:00 pm Columbia University, Butler Library, Room 523   Students at the Columbia Graduate School of Arts and Sciences (GSAS) must file their dissertations electronically, and a copy of each dissertation will be deposited in Columbia's online … Read More →

Bountiful Harvest? Collection-building Opportunities With Open Access

Open Access Week 2012 October 23, 2012    How is open access changing the way libraries build their collections? Has it caused greater shifts in opportunities in the sciences or humanities? What are the most pressing challenges it presents? Watch a … Read More →

Addressing Author Misconduct: The Role of Researchers, Journals, and Institutions

Research Without Borders Thursday, September 20, 2012   We hold the published scientific record in such high regard because we expect that it accurately reflects the results of research. But what happens when researchers tinker with their results, either with … Read More →