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Dissolving Paywalls: Open Access and the Freedom of Information

This guide provides links and resources from a Scholar Series talk given by Kitty Luce and Laurie Borchard on April 11, 2024.

Dissolving Paywalls: Open Access and the Freedom of INformation

Session Description

Librarians Laurie Borchard and Kitty Luce presented on the role of open-access publishing in facilitating scholarship world wide. Their talk focused on issues raised by current developments in copyright, open licensing, academic publishing, citation equity, and transformative agreements. Libraries lead efforts to reduce or eliminate paywalls, promoting equity in scholarship.

Slides from Session 4/11/2024

Further Reading

We have created a public Zotero library collecting information we used in this workshop, and a few other suggested readings and relevant materials.

Public Zotero Library on OA

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