IPLC Summer of ScholComm

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


Register for June 24 Lightning Talks

Contact Information

For more information, please contact:

Robin N Sinn - rsinn@jhu.edu

Summer of ScholComm Invitation

Two IPLC groups, the Leadership & Advocacy in Scholarly Communication Task Force and the Collection Development Group, would like to invite you to participate in the IPLC Summer of ScholComm. This is a series of events designed to

  • Showcase efforts to advance scholarly communication at each institution
  • Learn how our current environment has changed, or not, these efforts
  • Discuss how we can support each other’s efforts and work collaboratively to improve and transform the landscape.

Three events are planned:

  • Lightning Talks Part 1 of 2. Wed June 24, 2020, 1:00-3:00 pm EDT Register here
    • Short presentations from half the IPLC institutions addressing how they are  advancing scholarly communication at their institution, and how has COVID-19 changed that?
  • Directors' Panel. Wed July 15, 2020, 1:00-3:00 pm EDT:
    • Panel w/ Chris Bourg (MIT), Anne Jarvis (Princeton), Winston Tabb (JHU), and Martha Whitehead (Harvard), and Q&A.
  • Lighning Talks Part 2 of 2. Wed August 12, 2020, 1:00-3:00 pm EDT  
    • Short presentations from half the IPLC institutions addressing how they are  advancing scholarly communication at their institution, and how has COVID-19 changed that?

Detailed agendas and registration for each event will be available very soon.

We look forward to seeing and hearing from you!

The Organizers

The IPLC Scholarly Communication Day 2020 Planning Committee includes members of the IPLC Collection Development Group (CDG) and the IPLC Leadership & Advocacy in Scholarly Communication Task Force (LASCTF), as noted below:

  • David Chamberlain, LASCTF, Dartmouth College
  • Dave Hansen, CDG and LASCTF, Duke University
  • Eliz Kirk, CDG, Harvard University
  • Kim Maxwell, CDG. Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • Barbara Rockenbach, LASCTF, Yale University
  • Robin Sinn, LASCTF, Johns Hopkins University