Copyright & Your Dissertation: What You Need to Know About Using Materials in Your Dissertation and Your Rights as an Author

October 24, 2016,  4 – 5 pm, 309 Sproul Hall

This training covers important copyright and other legal considerations that graduate students should address when using and publishing third-party content in their dissertations. It will also help you consider how best to share your work, and provide an overview of the intellectual property rights you’ll walk away with as an author.

Programming is part of Open Access Week.

Refreshments are provided by the University Library and the UC Berkeley Graduate Division. Open to UC Berkeley graduate students in all disciplines. Pre-registration is requested to assist with food and drink planning. Wheelchair accessible. For disability-related accommodations, please call (510) 643-9392 ten days in advance of the scheduled workshop.


Publishing Your Dissertation: Experts Discuss Maximizing Your Scholarly Impact through Open Access Publishing, and How to Publish Your First Book

October 25, 2016, 2 – 3 pm, 309 Sproul Hall

Experts address how you can shape what happens after you submit your dissertation, including:

  • How can you start getting cited by others, and boost your scholarly profile?
  • How can you publish and license your dissertation to expand your professional network and academic impact?
  • What are the implications of publishing your dissertation and subsequent “First Book” online?
  • How does publishing your dissertation online impact getting a first book contract?
  • What are the trends in Open Access publishing of first books, and how should you publish yours?

Panelists are:

Moderator: Rachael Samberg, the University Library’s Scholarly Communication Officer.

Programming is part of Open Access Week.

Food and drinks are provided by Authors Alliance. Open to UC Berkeley graduate students in all disciplines. Pre-registration is requested to assist with food and drink planning. Wheelchair accessible. For disability-related accommodations, please call (510) 643-9392 ten days in advance of the scheduled workshop.


Increase and Track Your Scholarly Impact

October 27, 2016, 2 – 3 pm, 309 Sproul Hall

This workshop will provide strategies and tips for preparing and promoting your scholarship, and the best ways to monitor and increase your citations and success. Programming is part of Open Access Week.

Open to UC Berkeley graduate students and faculty in all disciplines. Pre-registration is requested. Wheelchair accessible. For disability-related accommodations, please call (510) 643-9392 ten days in advance of the scheduled workshop.


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