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Implementing the Durham Statement Workshop

In celebration of Open Access Week, the Harvard Law School Library has co-organized Implementing the Durham Statement: Best Practices for Open Access Law Journals, a daylong workshop to be held on Friday, October 22, 2010. Most of the event will be held at Duke Law School, but the final 3:30-4:00pm wrap up session will be held at Harvard Law School, Ames Courtroom, Austin Hall. The Harvard Law School Library, the Harvard Law School Dean of Students Office and the Harvard University Library Office for Scholarly Communication will be hosting a special webcast of the entire workshop being held at Duke Law, with a lunch featuring a panel of law school journal editors discussing their experience with open access issues.

RSVP is requested for catering purposes.

This workshop is being webcast for viewing by law schools anywhere. Viewers will be able to submit questions to workshop coordinators via Twitter (hashtag: #durhamOA) and

Morning Session: 10:00–noon (Webcast from Duke Law School)

Richard Danner: Rufty Research Professor of Law and Senior Associate Dean for Information Services
Duke Law School
Michelle Pearse: Librarian for Open Access Initiatives and Scholarly Communication
Harvard Law School Library

Open Access in the Law School Journal Environment
Richard Danner
Duke Law School

Traditional and Open Access Business Models for Law Journals
Phil Rubin: Editor-in-Chief, Duke Law Journal
Duke Law School
Discussion Leader

Copyright and Author Agreements for Open Access Law Journals
Benjamin J. Keele: Reference Librarian
Wolf Law Library, William & Mary Law School

Lunchtime Panel Discussion: noon-1:00pm (Lunch provided) (Live at HLS)

A lunchtime panel featuring law school journal editors discussing their experience with open access issues. Hosted by the Library, the Dean of Students Office and the Office for Scholarly Communication. RSVP is encouraged.

Afternoon Session: 1:00-3:30pm (Webcast from Duke Law School)

Publishing Platforms: Vendor-Supplied or Build Your Own
Paolo Mangiafico: Director of Digital Information Strategy
Duke University
Speaker and Discussion Leader

Formatting and other Issues for Access and Discovery
Wayne V. Miller: Assistant Dean for Academic Technologies
Duke Law School
Speaker and Discussion Leader

Archiving and Preservation for Future Scholars
Stephen Chapman, Project Manager, Digital Lab, Harvard Law School Library
Speaker and Discussion Leader

Respondents for Afternoon Sessions
Jean-Gabriel Bankier, Patti French: Berkeley Electronic Press
Brian Christensen, Gayle Smith: Joe Christensen, Inc.
Jeffrey Dunn: Harvard Law School
James MacGregor: Public Knowledge Project (PKP)
Shannon Hein, Kevin M. Marmion: William S. Hein Company

Wrap-Up: 3:30-4:00pm (Live at HLS)

Workshop Speakers and other Participants, joined by:
John G. Palfrey: Henry N. Ess III Professor of Law and Vice Dean, Library and Information Resources
Harvard Law School
Peter Suber: Fellow, Berkman Center for Internet & Society, Harvard University and Senior Researcher at SPARC

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