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August 30, 2017



Fall events from the Center for the Advancement of Digital Scholarship at K-State Libraries

By Sarah McGreer Hoyt

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Join the Center for the Advancement of Digital Scholarship, or CADS, at K-State Libraries for a full slate of fall events that demystify copyright, author rights, open access publishing and more. 

• How to Apply to the Open/Alternative Textbook Initiative
9-10 a.m. and 3-4 p.m. Sept. 6 in 407 Hale Library
Get the scoop on application requirements and selection criteria for the Open/Alternative Textbook Award! Can't make either time? Join us for one of the repeat sessions on Nov. 16.

• Copyright Workshop Series: Exemptions in U.S. Copyright Law for Education 
3-4 p.m. Sept. 7 in 407 Hale Library
Learn to navigate education-related exemptions in U.S. copyright law, and come away with tools that determine whether you can legally reuse content in your classroom.

• What K-REx can do for You: How to Share Your Work Online
3-4 p.m. Sept. 12 in 407 Hale Library
The institutional repository can be a gateway for distributing your research more widely. We'll show you how to get started in the K-State Research Exchange, or K-REx, and review key elements of open access and author rights.

• Copyright Workshop Series: Publisher Copyright Contract Addendum and Negotiation Strategies 
3-4 p.m. Oct. 12 in 407 Hale Library
Be your own best advocate! Learn to negotiate contracts with academic publishers, find and analyze publisher copyright policies and understand author rights.

• Open Access Celebration and Special Presentation 
2-4 p.m. Oct. 27 in 118 Hale Library
Join us to celebrate Open Access Week — and discover how some of K-State's students and faculty are committed to open access initiatives.

• Demystifying Author Research Impact 
2:30-4 p.m. Nov. 3 in 407 Hale Library
Discover tools for tracking your research impact, including ORCID, which is key for preventing author ambiguation. You'll also find your h-index, citations, usage statistics and more.

• Editors Forum and Brown Bag Discussion
Noon to 1 p.m. Nov. 8 in 501 Hale Library
New and experienced editors and editorial board members will share standards for peer review and identify best practices for finding — and keeping! — reviewers.

• CADS, Coffee and Copyright
2:30-4 p.m. Nov. 9 in 118 Hale Library
Grad students and junior faculty members are invited to join CADS for coffee, tea and a discussion of copyright challenges in both research and teaching.

• Copyright Workshop Series: Copyright and the Public Domain 
3-4 p.m. Nov. 14 in 407 Hale Library
What is the public domain? Why do copyright protections exist? How long does copyright last? Get answers to these questions and more.

• How to Apply to the Open/Alternative Textbook Initiative 
9-10 a.m. and 3-4 p.m. Nov. 16 in 407 Hale Library
Get the scoop on application requirements and selection criteria for the Open/Alternative Textbook Award! This is a repeat of the Sept. 6 sessions.

Questions? Visit lib.k-state.edu/events or contact cads@k-state.edu for more information.