Have you been thinking about the concept of "open"? Join an exceptional group on September 27th who will share their thoughts on the subject. Unlocking Scholarly Research: Thinking Anew about the Concept of "Open" NFAIS Virtual Workshop on September 27, 2017 10:00 am - 2:30 pm EDT Access to research is evolving toward a more open, collaborative experience. Both content providers and innovative solution developers are rising to the call from researchers who are driving this shift. Roger Schonfeld, Director, Libraries & Scholarly Communication Program, Ithaka S+R, leads an exceptional group who will share their visions of what access might look like---what potential challenges will be faced---what barriers need to be broken---and what opportunities are open among and within the scholarly publishing industry and the researchers it serves. Along with Roger, you'll hear from: * Kent Anderson (RedLink) * Sam Burrell (Simon Inger Consulting) * Catherine Mitchell (California Digital Library) * Marianne Calihanna (Cenveo Publisher services) * Alex Hodgson (ReadCube) Please click here http://bit.ly/2x1nhsZ for additional information about this program and to register. This electronic message contains information generated by the USDA solely for the intended recipients. Any unauthorized interception of this message or the use or disclosure of the information it contains may violate the law and subject the violator to civil or criminal penalties. If you believe you have received this message in error, please notify the sender and delete the email immediately.