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October 22, 2019

UW Press and Libraries Collaborate on Open-Access Books

UW Libraries

Reposted from UW Press Blog 10/21/2019 From October 21st to 27th, the University of Washington Press will be highlighting its open-access publications and partnerships as part of International Open Access Week. UW Press and Libraries Collaborate on Open-Access Books Thanks to a new partnership between UW Press and Libraries and a grant from the Kenneth…


“Open for Whom?” – Accessibility and Open Access

Elizabeth Bedford

At UW we’ve been thinking about OA Week’s theme of “Open for Whom?” in the context of our efforts to increase the accessibility of our resources and services. We’re pleased that the latest version release of the Manifold digital book publishing platform included substantial accessibility improvements, largely due to a partnership between Cast Iron Coding,…


October 18, 2019

Top 5 Open Access Resources at UW

Maryam Fakouri

At UW Libraries, every week is #OpenAccessWeek Each October, institutions and individuals around the world celebrate Open Access (OA) Week by highlighting the many benefits of sharing information openly, without legal restrictions or fees. OA is especially important to the academic community where sharing knowledge in an open, timely and accessible way is key to…


October 17, 2019

UW Tacoma Library Welcomes Oral History Project Manager

Justin Wadland

Reposted from UW Tacoma Libraries Blog by Justin Wadland 10/14/2019 The Library is pleased to announce that Joan Hua joined its staff this autumn as the Oral History Project Manager. In the next 12 months, she will be working to develop a new collection of digital oral histories for the UW Tacoma Oral History: Founding…