The MARS Librarian, Dorothea Salo, is holding three sections of a workshop on scholarly communication. These will take place February 22, March 28, and April 20 at 1 pm in Fenwick Library (Conference Room). Learn how MARS fits into the landscape; sign up today or send email to RSVP!
Attendees will leave the workshop with an understanding of:
- The current state of scholarly journal and monograph publishing
- The history of the self-archiving and open-access movements
- Copyright implications of self-archiving and open access
- Problems of digital preservation
- The Mason Archival Repository Service (MARS)
During Spring Semester 2006, Fenwick Library’s reference service is piloting Instant Messaging research support. Use your favorite Instant Messenger client to chat live with the reference staff! Just add our screen name (IMasonLibraries) to your buddy list to start chatting. You can reach us via AIM, Yahoo!, or MSN.
The URL below offers more complete information on the program (hours, clients supported, contact information and so on):
February 9th, at 1:00 PM Rosemary Chase will present a presentation/discussion workshop on Copyright Issues in Higher Education. This 90 minute event will take place in room 311 of the Johnson Center on the Fairfax Campus.
Topics will cover the TEACH (Technology, Education and Copyright Harmonization) Act, DMCA (Digital Millennium Copyright Act), plagiarism and fair use in the digital age. This workshop is sponsored by the University Libraries and the Copyright Office.