OnDemand Webinar
How to Be an Effective Open Access Advocate at Your Library

You know the growing open access movement could hold the key to meeting the needs of your patrons and easing tension around shrinking budgets and resources. How can you convince colleagues and stakeholders at your library to see that same potential?

Join us to learn tips and tricks for becoming an open access advocate and discover how CloudSource OA, the first truly content neutral platform that aggregates the global body of OA and OER content, can further support your journey.

Join us for this free, 30-minute webinar to learn why you might choose to customize collections and how CloudSource OA can support the individualized research needs of your patrons.

Together, we will explore:

  • Facts and figures about the quality and prevalence of open access resources
  • How to find and partner with other OA advocates and recruit patrons to the cause
  • How to evaluate your collection to determine how much of what you already subscribe to is actually open
  • The ins and outs of CloudSource OA, which provides access to millions of OA and OER materials with one click—no login or authentication required—as well as enhanced metadata, information on an article’s peer-review status, copyright, citations, social media buzz, and more

Register today. See how CloudSource OA can improve your user experience, transform your approach to collection development, and help you lead the way to OA at your library.

About the Series
The Open Access Speaker Series for Public Libraries Series will help librarians get acquainted with OA and the ways it can benefit their communities. Whether you’re familiar with OA or just starting your journey, this series will ensure you have all the need-to-know information at your fingertips. The OA movement continues to grow exponentially across the globe, increasing the need for public libraries to stay up to date with their collections and database organization. This series will help libraries develop their collections and provide high-quality, freely accessible content to their patrons.  
Maryśka Connolly
CloudSource Director of Partnerships & Communications