Publishing Open Access: What's in it for the Author?

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Thu, 10/21/2010 - 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Three faculty members from Northwestern University's Weinberg College of Arts & Sciences will discuss their experience with publishing, editing, and launching open access journals. Topics the panel will address include: can publishing open access help increase author visibility and citation rates? How do open access and peer review work together? And, could publishing open access have an impact on the tenure and promotion process? Speakers: Nelson Spruston, Professor and Chair, Department of Neurobiology and Physiology Baron Reed, Associate Professor, Department of Philosophy Jeffrey Ely, Charles E. and Emma Morrison Professor, Department of Economics WHEN & WHERE: Thursday, October 21 1-2pm Forum Room, 2nd floor Main Library