Faculty Town Hall on Open Access Policy

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In December 2011, the Executive Board of the Faculty Senate approved the creation of a chartered ad-hoc subcommittee of the Academic Services Committee focused on an Open Access Policy for scholarly publications.The sub-committee's charter reads:
"The Subcommittee on Open Access will study the question of open access to faculty publications and, as appropriate, draft a Georgia Tech policy on open access publishing, taking into account the diversity of interests and concerns on the part of Georgia Tech faculty. The subcommittee will take as input the preliminary work of the Library Faculty Advisory Board, which has developed subject matter familiarity and has visited a majority of Georgia Tech faculty meetings to discuss the subject of open access."
The subcommittee has put together a draft open access policy and seeks input and feedback from faculty. A series of campus-wide town halls will provide a feedback venue. The first will be held Wednesday, April 11, in the TSRB Auditorium.Subsequent Town Hall meetings will be scheduled for summer and early fall.



  • Workflow Status: Published
  • Created By: Michael Hagearty
  • Created: 04/09/2012
  • Modified By: Fletcher Moore
  • Modified: 10/07/2016


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