Tag Archives: Open Access

Libraries hosts panel discussion on ‘Honouring Indigenous Ways of Knowing’

Research and scholarship are intimately connected to teaching and learning in higher education. However, in relation to Indigenous peoples, cultures and communities in Canada, these practices have been extractive, largely controlled by, and beneficial to the researcher and not Indigenous communities, and lacking reciprocity. The path to reconciliation with Indigenous communities and research and scholarship […]

Senate approves Open Access Policy

At its meeting on June 25, the Senate of York University approved an Open Access Policy, reinforcing York’s commitment to the democratization of knowledge by making its research widely accessible to citizenry and the global community. “The Open Access Policy advances our mission in the pursuit, preservation and dissemination of knowledge by removing barriers and […]

York Libraries celebrate Open Access Week with a series of special events

Oct. 19, 2012 – In conjunction with International Open Access Week, the York University Libraries will be hosting a series of events, from Oct. 22 to 25, to highlight emerging trends in scholarly communications. The events include, “The Great Debate: Should the blog replace the book?”, a “Question of the Day” online scavenger hunt in which five winners […]