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ALCTS Virtual Preconference focuses on creating successful scholarly communication with an institutional repository

The Association for Library Collections and Technical Services (ALCTS) will present a three-day (June 10-12) virtual preconference designed to inform and inspire attendees to "just say yes" to developing or expanding scholarly communication programs on their own campuses and to identify content recruitment opportunities for library-supported publishing and institutional repositories.

Sessions 1 and 2 describe how Oregon State University Libraries has successfully integrated its institutional repository into faculty research and scholarship activities and has used SHERPA/RoMEO to successfully engage with faculty.

Session 3 teaches participants how a simple journal host at the University of South Florida Tampa Library evolved into a full-fledged publishing repository for books, textbooks, conferences, datasets and open-access journals.

Session 1
Just Say Yes: the Opportunistic Institutional Repository
Tuesday, June 10,  1 – 2 p.m. Central, 2 – 3 p.m. Eastern, noon – 1 p.m. Mountain, 11 a.m. – noon Pacific
Presented by Sue Kunda, Oregon State University

Session 2
Creating Scholar Commons: A Case Study in Publishing Repository Success
Wednesday, June 11,  1 – 2 p.m. Central, 2 – 3 p.m. Eastern, noon – 1 p.m. Mountain, 11 a.m. – noon Pacific
Presented by Rebel Cummings-Sauls, USF Tampa Library and Ann Taylor, bepress

Session 3
Engaging Faculty in Your Scholarly Communication Program: SHERPA/RoMEO and Web of Science to the Rescue
Thursday, June 12,  1 – 2 p.m. Central, 2 – 3 p.m. Eastern, noon – 1 p.m. Mountain, 11 a.m. – noon Pacific
Presented by Sue Kunda, Oregon State University and Deanne Bruner, Oregon State University

Registration Fees:  (Register for one session or all three sessions.)
ALCTS member or international member: $103 entire preconference; $43 for one session
Group ALCTS member: $238 entire preconference; $99 for one session
Non-member: $142 entire preconference; $59 for one session
Group non-member: $310 entire preconference; $129 for one session
Student member or retired member: $50 entire preconference; $20 for one session

The one-time registration fee includes access to the live virtual presentation, as well as unlimited access to the webcast.

How to Register
To register for this virtual preconference, complete the online registration form.  ALCTS Event Code: VP1

Contact
For questions about registration, contact ALA Registration by calling 1 (800) 545-2433 and press 5 or email registration@ala.org.

For all other questions or comments related to the webinars, contact Julie Reese, ALCTS Continuing Education and Program Manager at 1 (800) 545-2433, ext. 5034, or jreese@ala.org.

See the ALCTS website for information about other ALCTS events, including "Library Preservation Today!," an ALCTS virtual preconference from June 16-18.