Dear DLF Community,

You are all invited to register for The Open Access Symposium at Stony Brook University, located in Long Island, New York. It's Free! There are still opportunities to propose posters! Please visit the website to find out more information. I hope to see you there.



Open In Order To . . .

The Stony Brook University Open Access Symposium 2017

WHEN: Friday, October 27 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

WHERE: Stony Brook University Wang Center

Presented by the Stony Brook University Center for Scholarly Communication

Contact: [log in to unmask] 631.632.9830

Symposium Overview

Open in order to… features visionary ideas from inspirational speakers. The symposium presents and explores myriad open access and scholarly communication topics. The symposium brings open access front and center, with presentations, discussion and posters on its value and meaning for academics, students, researchers, and librarians.

Hear from experts in the field including keynote speakers Elliot Harmon, Activist at the Electronic Frontier Foundation, and Nicole Allen, Director of Open Education at SPARC.


Call for Panelists

Panelists will each deliver a 10 minute presentation on one of the session topics listed above, and participate in an all panel Q & A discussion. Interested? Please fill out the panelist proposal form.

Call for Posters

Submit your original posters on an open access topic!  Posters will be displayed during the symposium, and online throughout open access week. Submit proposals for posters via

Posters will be accepted on a rolling basis until October 20th. Questions? Contact Darren Chase, [log in to unmask] 631.632.9830.


See symposium website for full details (

Registration is free and open, and includes breakfast, lunch, and other refreshments. Register today:

Victoria Pilato
Digital Projects Librarian
Library Technology, Discovery, & Digital Services
Stony Brook University
Frank Melville Jr Memorial Library, W-2527 

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