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  1. Exploring Social Justice Lecture Series 2018-2019.  First lecture of 2019.  Numbers will be updated after RSVPs

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  2. Event DescriptionThis presentation will provide a brief history of scholarly multimedia-based publishing in open-access journals over the last 25 years. From that history, Vega — a new academic publishing platform built specifically for born-digital, multimedia-rich publishing — was created. Vega will be demoed, focusing on its authoring capabilities in structured data, multiple (open and closed) …more

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  3. Event DescriptionThousands of children are brought before the juvenile court on charges of delinquency and are detained without lawyers and with findings of probable cause to believe they committed the crime. Georgetown Professors Wallace J. Mlyniec and Eduardo Ferrer's presentation will focus on this national scandal, suggest remedies to address the issue, and discuss the changes being …more

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  4. Event DescriptionThis presentation will examine both the progress that has been made toward (as the Budapest Open Access Initiative expresses it) "completely free and unrestricted access to [the scholarly literature] by all scientists, scholars, teachers, students, and other curious minds" and the challenges that continue to stand in the way of fully implementing this vision. The talk will end …more

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  5. Predatory publishing is a form of low quality, amateurish and sometimes unethical academic publishing. Why did it arise and why does it continue to thrive? Thwarting predatory publishing is possible when stakeholders grasp the underlying conditions that drive this phenomenon.
    Monica Berger is Associate Professor, Library, New York City College of Technology, City University of New York. Her …more

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  6. This ceremony recognizes winners of the Library's prizes for undergraduate students, including both the College Writing and Undergraduate Research Awards. These awards are given to undergraduate students who make extensive use of the University Library's collections and show evidence of critical analysis in their research skills, including locating, selecting, evaluating, and synthesizing …more

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    Ceremonies. Receptions. Banquets
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