Submissions/Building Momentum Together: Open Access to Research & Wikimedia

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This is an Open submission for Wikimania 2017 that has not yet been reviewed by a member of the Programme Committee.

Submission no. 4009 Subject - LE3
Title of the submission
Building Momentum Together: Open Access to Research & Wikimedia Projects
Type of submission (lecture, panel, tutorial/workshop, roundtable discussion, lightning talk, poster, birds of a feather discussion)
Author of the submission
Nick Shockey, SPARC
Language of presentation
E-mail address
Country of origin
Affiliation, if any (organisation, company etc.)
SPARC (the Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition), Right to Research Coalition, OpenCon
Personal homepage or blog
Abstract (up to 300 words to describe your proposal)
This roundtable will discuss the intersection between the global movement to open up access to the result of research and Wikimedia Projects. The conversation will explore the opportunities that an open system for communicating research and scholarship create to improve Wikipedia and other Wikimedia project, how Wikimedians can better connect with allies in the broader open movement, and ways Wikimedians can directly contribute to opening up the primary material upon which Wiki projects are built.
What will attendees take away from this session?
Attendees will get an overview of Open Access and the state of the Open Access movement and learn ways that Open Access is already providing positive contributions to Wikimedia projects and potential opportunities for collaboration.
Theme of presentation
Legal & Free Culture
For workshops and discussions, what level is the intended audience?
Beginner to Intermediate
Length of session (if other than 25 minutes, specify how long)
55 minutes
Will you attend Wikimania if your submission is not accepted?
Slides or further information (optional)
Special requests
Is this Submission a Draft or Final?

This is a Completed submission for Wikimania 2017 ready to be reviewed by a member of the Programme Committee.

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