International Open Access Week 2020, October 19-25

This week libraries around the world are celebrating International Open Access Week (October 19-25). This year’s theme is Open with Purpose: Taking Action to Build Structural Equity and Inclusion, which highlights the importance of centering equity and inclusion in open publishing, scholarship, and pedagogy.   The Library invites you to engage with Open Access this week by: Reviewing the UW Faculty Open Access Policy Adding one of your articles or datasets to the UW’s Open Access repository, ResearchWorks Exploring the International Open Access Week website to learn more about equity and inclusion and OA, or checking out how libraries and publishers…

New Open Book in Pressbooks: Dr. Julie Shayne’s Persistence is Resistance

UW Bothell IAS faculty Teaching Professor Dr. Julie Shayne has published a new open book, Persistence is Resistance: Celebrating 50 Years of Gender, Women & Sexuality Studies.  Shayne chose to publish Persistence is Resistance using the UW Libraries’ open publishing platform, Pressbooks. For Shayne, open publishing with Pressbooks enabled her to publish quickly and reach broad audiences. I wanted inviting, no paywall and an audience way bigger than those who wander book exhibits at academic conferences. – Dr. Julie Shayne, “Celebrating 50 Years of Gender, Women and Sexuality Studies: ‘Damn Straight, We Persisted,” Ms. Magazine, 8/17/2020. In the book Shayne highlights Black…