Lunch and Closing Plenary

A session at USETDA 2013

Friday 26th July, 2013

11:10am to 12:30pm (PST)

Pick up your lunch in Malott Servery Dining Room and take it upstairs to Hampton Room. At 11:30 AM, Sarah Shreeves will give the closing plenary session: Changing Tide of Scholarship, Opportunities and Challenges with ETDs.

Sarah L. Shreeves is currently the Coordinator for the Illinois Digital Environment for Access to Learning and Scholarship (IDEALS), a set of services and collections supporting scholarly communication (including the institutional repository) at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. She is also the co-Coordinator for the Scholarly Commons, a space for expert, interdisciplinary research support services and open workshops for faculty and graduate students to develop skills in areas such as digital content creation, management of research data, understanding copyright issues and author rights, and working with geospatial and numeric data. She is responsible for working with faculty, students, and researchers on a range of scholarly communication issues including author rights, open access, theses and dissertations, data management, and data curation.

She is active in the next phase of development of the DMPTool as funded by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation and is serving as the co-Program Chair for Open Repositories 2013. Sarah has a BA in Medieval Studies from Bryn Mawr College, an MA in Children’s Literature from Simmons College, and a MS in Library and Information Science from UIUC. She regularly speaks and publishes on scholarly communication issues, institutional repositories, and on the social and technical barriers to metadata interoperability. She can be found on Twitter at @sshreeves.

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Time 11:10am12:30pm PST

Date Fri 26th July 2013


Malott Servery Dining Room, The Claremont Colleges

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