January 25, 2022

Archived Video (Webcast): SPARC’s Heather Joseph on “The State of Open Access”

Below is a webcast recorded earlier today (November 9, 2015) featuring a respected and longtime leader in the open access movement, SPARC’s Executive Director, Heather Joseph.

The webcast was sponsored by the Right to Research Coalition which includes 77 student organizations from around the world and receives support from SPARC.

Presentation Description

In the run up to OpenCon 2015, we’re holding a series of three pre-conference webcasts to update the community on Open Access, Open Data, Open Education.

We’ve invited Heather Joseph, Executive Director of SPARC, to discuss what progress has been made toward establishing open as the default for research publications over the past year. During the webcast, Heather will touch on social, economic and political progress which has been made.

OpenCon 2015 begins in Brussels this Saturday (November 14th)

About Gary Price

Gary Price (gprice@mediasourceinc.com) is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. Before launching INFOdocket, Price and Shirl Kennedy were the founders and senior editors at ResourceShelf and DocuTicker for 10 years. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com, and is currently a contributing editor at Search Engine Land.