Digital Repositories, Law Libraries, and the Future of Open Access (G2)

Date/Time: Tuesday, July 18, 2017: 8:30 AM – 9:30 AM
Coordinator: Karen Shephard, University of Pittsburgh- Barco Law Library
Moderator: Margaret Schilt, University of Chicago D’Angelo Law Library;
Speakers: Corie Dugas, Saint Louis University; Gregg Gordon, SSRN; Carol Watson, University of Georgia

Tracks: Information Technology; Reference, Research & Client Services

Open access and digital repositories are in the spotlight again, much due to concerns that recently emerged when a for-profit company stepped into the territory of what had previously been viewed by many as a nonprofit arena. Is this a trend? If so, should it be welcomed, or should you be on guard? Hear what an expert law librarian and industry leaders have to say about the development of digital repositories and the future of open access. Pose your questions to those “in the know.”

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