2014 ACRL Scholarly Communication Workshop

Event Info and Registration


Friday, May 2, 2014


Baylor University
Jones Library Room 200



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The Baylor University Libraries in partnership with McLennan Community College and Southern Methodist University will host 'Scholarly Communication: From Understanding to Engagement' on May 2, 2014, at Baylor University.

This day-long workshop offered by the Association of College and Research Libraries will provide an overview of scholarly communication issues including access, intellectual property, engagement and emerging opportunities.

The workshop will be led by Stephanie Davis-Kahl, Scholarly Communications Librarian and Associate Professor, Illinois Wesleyan University, and Kevin Smith, Director, Office on Copyright and Scholarly Communications, Duke University.

Registration for the workshop is FREE!

Register at this link by April 2 for priority registration.

Registration will remain open until April 16 on a space-available basis.

Arrival and check-in on the day of the workshop will begin at 8:30 a.m. The program will begin at 9:30 a.m. and will end at approximately 4:30 p.m. A light breakfast, lunch and snacks will be provided to participants at no cost.

For information on local accommodations, please contact Matt Rutkowski (matthew_rutkowski@baylor.edu).

About the Presenters


Stephanie Davis-Kahl is the Scholarly Communications Librarian and Associate Professor at Illinois Wesleyan University where she leads educational programs for faculty, students, and staff on author rights, open access, copyright, and undergraduate publishing. She is the Managing Faculty Co-Editor of the Undergraduate Economic Review and is co-editor of the ACRL publication Common Ground at the Nexus of Information Literacy and Scholarly Communication.


Kevin Smith is the Director for Copyright and Scholarly Communications at Duke University where his principal role is to teach and advise faculty, administrators, and students about copyright, intellectual property licensing, and scholarly publishing. He is a librarian and an attorney and discusses issues relating to copyright and publication in academia in his highly-regarded blog Scholarly Communication @ Duke.