Dr. Martin Paul Eve, Lecturer in English Literature, University of Lincoln
“OPEN ACCESS AND THE HUMANITIES”
Where: Davis Library, Room 214 A/B/C
When: Tuesday, March 24, 2015 from noon to 1:30pm

Open access refers to the removal of price and permission barriers to research and the phenomenon now has global traction. Of clear benefit to multiple stakeholders, harnessing the power of the web to disseminate research material at no cost to the reader seems uncomplicated. However, the challenges for its implementation in the humanities disciplines remain to be met and many researchers are concerned. In this talk, Dr. Martin Paul Eve will address the contexts, controversies and the future of open access for the humanities.

About the speaker: Martin Paul Eve is a Lecturer in the Faculty of Media Humanities and Performance working on literature and technology. Martin specializes in 20th- and 21st- century American fiction and critical theory. In addition, Martin works on publishing technologies and the analysis of these forms, and recently published the book, Open Access and the Humanities.

This talk is jointly sponsored by the UNC Press, the UNC Scholarly Communications Working Group, and the UNC Open Access Task Force.

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