IPLC Summer of ScholComm

Information about the 2020 Ivy Plus Libraries Confederation Summer of ScholComm.

August 12 Program

Lightning Talks August 12 (All times EDT)


1:00-1:15 Welcome

1:15-1:25 Reinvestment, Open Access and Music. Kathleen DeLaurenti, Johns Hopkins University

This lightning talk will share obstacles to open access in music and discuss the market challenges with open access of music materials presenting two recent open access music projects. Slides.

1:25-1:35 Copyright First Responders: Mitigating Risk at the Front Lines. Kyle K. Courtney, Harvard University

The Copyright First Responders (CFR) program uses a decentralized, immersive, hub and spoke methodology to reduce legal risk across institutions and has spread beyond its origins at Harvard Library to help advance library copyright expertise in Alaska, California, Colorado, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Oregon, Washington, Rhode Island, and more. 

1:35-1:45 Rapid Research, Rapid Response: How arXiv -- the open access platform for physics, math, computer science, and more -- has adapted to community needs during the pandemic. Alison Fromme, Cornell University. Slides.

1:45-1:55 Moving Forward During a Pandemic. Yuan Li & Wind Cowles, Princeton University

We present updates on new and existing initiatives in open access and research data at Princeton and reflect on how the pandemic has impacted our plans for programs and projects. Slides.

1:55-2:05 Intermission - Stretch and Mingle

2:05-2:15 We Should Build That: A Grassroots Idea for a Systemic Racism Tracker.. Sarah Forzetting & Alesia Montgomery, Stanford University

Our presentation discusses Stanford's Systemic Racism Tracker (SRT), a database we are building in response to current anti-racism protests and the Black Lives Matter movement. Slides.

2:15-2:25 Open Access in a Closed World. Mahinder S. Kingra, Cornell University

2:25-2:35 Breakout Room Discussions

2:35-2:50 Full Group Discussion

2:50-3:00 Wrap Up, Next Steps, Adjourn