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Making Your Research More Affordable and Accessible Through Open Licensing

Join the University Libraries’ Copyright Services during International Open Access Week to learn more about the benefits and special considerations in making your scholarship and teaching materials openly available through Creative Commons open licenses. This presentation will provide an introduction to the rights provided automatically to authors and creators under copyright law and review important points of copyright ownership under Ohio State’s IP policy. We will explore the different open license options provided by Creative Commons and discuss how those licenses can be utilized in your teaching and research.

Who: OSU faculty, staff, post docs and graduate students
When: Monday, October 19, 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 p.m.
Where: Zoom


If you require an accommodation such as live captioning or interpretation to participate in this event, please contact as soon as possible. Requests made by Oct. 12th will generally allow us to provide seamless access, but the university will make every effort to meet requests made after this date. A captioned recording of this program will be available within 7-10 business days following the event posted to the University Libraries website.

The Changing Landscape of Scholarly Publishing (Panel)

Are you curious about how Ohio State scholars, editors, and the University Libraries are navigating the current scholarly publishing landscape? Do you have questions about how negotiations with publishers, Plan S, and Open Access publishing affect you and your discipline? Join us for a conversation on the changing environment of scholarly publishing. Our panelists will discuss how they see scholarly publishing changing, and the challenges and opportunities that presents from their perspective. They will share their insights, what has worked well, and how they have navigated challenges. You will have the opportunity to participate in the conversation by responding to the panelists from your own perspective.


  • Harmony Bench, Associate Professor, Department of Dance, and Former Editor, The International Journal of Screendance
  • Bryan C. Carstens, Professor, Department of Evolution, Ecology, and Organismal Biology, and Editor Elect, Systematic Biology
  • Joel Wainwright, Professor, Department of Geography
  • Gene Springs, Assistant Professor, Collections Strategist, University Libraries
  • Maureen Walsh, Associate Professor, Scholarly Sharing Strategist, University Libraries

Supporting Open Access Monograph Publishing: TOME@Ohio State (Panel)

Join the University Libraries’ Scholarly Sharing Program Area and a panel of authors as we celebrate Open Access Week. Our panel features Ohio State faculty members whose scholarly monographs have been funded as part of TOME@Ohio State.  TOME@Ohio State provides subvention funds to university presses for the publication and wide distribution of Open Access editions of humanities and humanistic social sciences monographs.


  • Danielle Fosler-Lussier, Professor, School of Music
  • Guisela Latorre, Professor, Department of Women’s Gender and Sexuality Studies
  • Jim Phelan, Distinguished University Professor, Department of English

Learn more about TOME:

Who: OSU faculty
When: Tuesday, October 22, 1:00 – 3:00 p.m.
Where: Research Commons, 3rd floor of 18th Avenue Library

New Models of Scholarly Publishing (Panel)

Join us for a conversation on how scholars, journal editors, and the University Libraries are navigating and investing in new models of scholarly publishing. Our faculty panelists will discuss barriers they have faced as editors and scholars, as well as successes, and will highlight the challenges and opportunities they see with new and emerging scholarly publishing models. We will also share information on publishing ethics in today’s landscape and the services the Libraries provides in support of scholarly publishing.


  • George E. Billman, Professor Emeritus of Physiology and Cell Biology, and Editor, Frontiers in Physiology,
  • Theresa Delgadillo, Professor, Department of Comparative Studies, and Editor, Latinx Talk
  • Daniel Shanahan, Assistant Professor, School of Music, Editor, Empirical Musicology Review, and Co-Editor, Engaging Students: Essays in Music Pedagogy
  • Sandra Enimil, Assistant Professor, Copyright Services Librarian, University Libraries
  • Gene Springs, Assistant Professor, Collections Strategist, University Libraries
  • Maureen Walsh, Associate Professor, Scholarly Sharing Strategist, University Libraries
  • You may also be interested in attending other events focused on scholarly publishing:


$15,000 Publishing Grants for Open Access Digital Monographs in the Humanities and Humanistic Social Sciences (Information Session)

The Ohio State University Libraries is funding Open Access scholarly monographs for Ohio State faculty in the humanities and humanistic social sciences and has committed to funding three awards a year. Awards of up to $15,000 each will be provided as subventions to participating university presses. Our next deadline for expressions of interest is February 1, 2019. To learn more about this initiative and how to submit an application, please attend this information session.

Read more:

Who: OSU Faculty in the Humanities and Humanistic Social Sciences
When: Thursday, January 24, 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Where: Research Commons, 3rd floor of 18th Avenue Library

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