LYRASIS Open Content Webinar Series - Webinars 1,2 & 3 (For LYRASIS Members)

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Webinar 1

Title: What is the Open Content Movement and Why Does it Matter?
Date: Thursday, October 5
Time: 1:00 PM EST

This first session of the LYRASIS Open Content Webinar Series is designed to be an interactive introduction to the Open Content movement. We will begin by looking at the dizzying landscape of terms used to describe Open Content, and what each of them means.

Later in the session we will open the audio channels for participants and discuss questions such as:

Why should we care?
Why is it important?
What are your concerns about the movement?
What questions do you have about LYRASIS’ role in the Open Content space?

Webinar 2

Title: Your Library/Museum/Archive and the Open Content Movement
Date: Wednesday, October 25
Time: 1:00 PM EST

The second session is designed to allow members to share how they are participating in the Open Content movement. Participants will take a brief survey about Open Content within their organizations prior to the webinar, and the responses will be used to inform the discussion. We will also encourage participants to share their experiences during the live session.

Topics we hope to cover include:

What is the library/museum/archive role in the Open Content movement within your institution?
How can we think globally and act locally?
Repeal, Repair, Replacement of the legacy content publishing models: What is the most likely future for Open Content?

Webinar 3

Title: How Connected Are the Futures of Libraries/Museums/Archives and the Open Content Movement?
Date: Thursday, November 16
Time: 1:00 PM EST

The third session is designed to discuss the role of Open Content within our organizations with a look towards the future. We plan on briefly hearing perspectives from several Open Content leaders from around the world. Participants will also take a brief survey about how their institution plans to participate in the open content movement over time, which will inform the discussion.

Topics we hope to cover include:
What does the future of our organizations look like if we are not deeply connected with Open Content?
How will the US connect with other countries in this global movement?


For LYRASIS Members Only

Registrants should receive an email offering detailed login and setup instructions. Please call 800.999.8558 if you do not receive this email at least three days before the class. This class is designed for individual participation; each individual must register.

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