Program: Putting the Wisconsin Idea Online

Next month the UW Madison is hosting a free program called Putting the Wisconsin Idea Online. The program will highlight how campus researchers have used the Web to fulfill the Wisconsin Idea by making their research available not only throughout Wisconsin, but all over the world.
When: 19 October 2010, 9am – 4pm
Where: Memorial Library Commons (room 460)
The program is being organized by Dorothea Salo, Digital Repository Librarian at the UW Madison. Dorothea is well known in the institutional repository and scholarly communications communities. She’ll be giving the opening talk on Who Owns Our Work? Copyright and the Working Researcher.
Other speakers include:

  • Associate Dean Susan C. Cook on UW-Madison’s new electronic dissertation program
  • Julie Schneider, director of Ebling Health Sciences Library, on the NIH Public Access Policy
  • Sam Batzli of the Space Science and Engineering Center on WisconsinView,
  • John Hawks, Kris Olds, and the UW Law School’s own Shubha Ghosh on scholarly weblogging

The full schedule is available on the UW Madison Libraries website. Registering for this event is optional but much appreciated.
This event is scheduled to coincide with Open Access Week 2010.