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Join Scholarly Publishing Librarian Nina Collins in an engaging workshop aimed at navigating the complex landscape of Open Access publishing. This session will address the challenges researchers encounter and shed light on the diverse avenues available to Purdue authors. By delving into Open Access publishing partnerships, participants will discover how they can alleviate financial constraints, facilitating broader dissemination, usage, and impact of their scholarly work. Through discussions on ethical publishing practices, attendees will gain insights to enhance their scholarly impact.


Despite the growing pressure on researchers to enhance their scholarly impact, financial barriers often hinder the adoption of Open Access publishing. Many researchers remain unaware of the diverse pathways available to them or hesitate to embrace Open Access due to these obstacles. This workshop aims to address such challenges head-on, uncovering numerous pathways to Open Access specifically tailored for Purdue authors, fostering an environment of openness and collaboration within our academic community.


About the Speaker
Nina Collins is the Scholarly Publishing Librarian for Purdue Libraries and School of Information Studies. She is a passionate advocate for Open Access, championing partnerships that enable Purdue authors to publish their work openly and affordably. Collins oversees Purdue e-Pubs, the institution's repository, while also delving into ethical publishing practices, open access's scholarly impact, and journal publishing best practices. Her most recent collaboration with the Library Publishing Coalition resulted in the publication of "An Ethical Framework for Library Publishing," cementing her commitment to advancing scholarly communication. Collins holds dual master's degrees in Library Science and Information Science from Indiana University, with a specialization in Digital Libraries.


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