Celebrate international Open Access Week with the Library!
Open Access means making research available online, free of charge, with as few restrictions as possible. Check out our series of 20-minute presentations on a variety of “open” topics. Drop in for one or two (or more!) during the last week of October.
All presentations will be held in Dimond Library, Studio 235.
Monday, October 24: Open Access Publishing
The Scholarly Publishing Crisis
Jennifer Carroll, Collection Management Librarian
Learn about the recent global history of scholarly publishing and its affects on the UNH Libraries. Open Access publishing offers one possible solution to the budget pressures we face.
Practice Safe Publishing: Finding a Great OA Journal
Eleta Exline, Scholarly Communication Librarian
Avoid publishing scams and learn how to find a high-quality Open Access journal for your next article.
Tuesday, October 25: Open Data
Open Access Geospatial Data
Hannah Hamalainen, Geospatial and Earth Sciences Librarian
The landscape of open-access geospatial data is vastly growing with an abundance of open source software, websites, and datasets available to the public. How do we find and access these resources? Find out from the Geospatial Services Center.
Exploring U.S. Census Data
Wendy Jo Girven, Business Librarian
The US Census provides us with demographic and economic data, but did you know you can also access infographics, working papers, maps, and more from the Census website?
Wednesday, October 26: Open Educational Resources
Open Education at UNH
UNH OER Ambassadors Support Team
Last year UNH faculty helped save students nearly $150,000 by assigning Open Educational Resources in place of expensive textbooks. Find out more about this exciting project!
Thursday, October 27: Open Science
U.S. Federal Mandates & Open Access
Emily Poworoznek, Engineering & Physical Sciences Librarian
U.S. federal agencies with annual research & development expenditures over $100 million are now required to increase access to the results of funded research. We’ll look at what this means for researchers and their audiences.
Getting Starting with the Open Science Framework
Patti Condon, Research Data Services Librarian
The Open Science Framework is a free, open source web application that helps researchers manage workflows and facilitates open collaboration.
Friday, October 28: Open Tools
Open Genes: Tools for Genealogy
Kathrine Aydelott, Instruction Librarian
Not everything you need to trace your roots is online, but our resident genealogy enthusiast will help get your started--and then show you how to hook into the library resources to help you further!
WISER - Wireless Information System for Emergency Responders
Eugenia Liu, Health and Human Services Librarian
WISER helps identifies hazardous substances based on their properties and side effects, offers advice on assisting those who have been exposed, and provides information on containing and suppressing those materials.