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Faculty Senate

Task Force on Scholarly Communication

November 23, 2004, Agenda
  • COAS Admin. Bldg. Seminar Room
  • 08:30-10:00

Draft Agenda for November 23.

  1. Introductions
  2. Review of Charge to the Task Force
  3. Discussion of Background Materials.
    • Library Committee Report (13 May 2004)
    • Create Change brochure
    • Open Access brochure
    • "Scientific Publications: Free for all?"
    • (House of Commons Science and Technology Committee Report)
  4. Discussion of proposed NIH initiative to require open access for NIH supported research.
    • (Opposed by most publishers and some or many societies.)
    • Abstracts for Blackwell's Publishing Seminar (December 2005)
  5. Development of a strategy for completing the Task Forces Charges.
    • Determine practices impeding an open and sustainable system of communication.
    • Determine actions that the OSU community can take.
    • Determine which actions are likely to have the greatest impact.
    • Propose a framework for communicating these to the OSU faculty.
  6. Set date for next meeting.