What is Open Science and Why Does it Matter?


October 22, 2019 :: Dr. Vincent Larivière
Moderated by Rhys Stevens

Vincent Larivière: “Scholarly Communication and Open Access: What Researchers Should Know”
Tuesday, Oct 22 from 3 to 4:30 pm in the Library Alcove, Level 10, University of Lethbridge Library

Dr. Larivière is a leading (and entertaining) researcher on the topic of contemporary scholarly communication. Join us for a timely and lively discussion on academic publishing models, and how you will be affected by them. He is the author of “The Oligopoly of Academic Publishers in the Digital Era,” among many other publications.

Additionally, Dr. Larivière will be giving a talk on “What is Open Science and Why Does it Matter?”
Tuesday, Oct 22 from 7 to 8:30 pm in the Community Room, Lethbridge Public Library downtown

Vincent Larivière is professor of information science at the Université de Montréal, where he holds the Canada Research Chair on the Transformations of Scholarly Communication. Vincent holds a bachelor’s in Science, Technology and Society, a master’s in history of science and a Ph.D. in information science, for which he received the Eugene Garfield Dissertation Scholarship award.
These events are sponsored by U of L and its Centre for the Study of Scholarly Communications (CSSC), Lethbridge College, Lethbridge Public Library and SACPA
Both events are free and open to all


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