Presentations

2017

“Amplifying CUNY Voices with CUNY Academic Works” [Slides], with Adriana Palmer and Roxanne Shirazi, at CUNY 16th Annual IT Conference. December 1, 2017.

“Publishing As a Public Intellectual” [Slides]. Guest lecture to Writing As a Public Intellectual, HC 806, Drew University. April 24, 2017.

“Becoming a Public Scholar: How to Build Your Google Scholar Profile and Open Up Your Work” [Slides], with Polly Thistlethwaite and Adriana Palmer. Drug Policy Alliance Webinar. March 8, 2017.

“You Know What You Write, But Do You Know Your Rights? Understanding and Protecting Your Rights As an Author” [Slides]. Forum on Inter-Collegiate Regional Events for Nursing PhD Students and Faculty. New York Academy of Medicine. February 27, 2017.

2016

“Walking the Open Access Talk” [Slides], with Jim DelRosso. New York Library Association (NYLA) 2016 Annual Conference. November 4, 2016.

“You Know What You Write, But Do You Know Your Rights? Understanding and Protecting Your Rights As an Author” [Slides]. SUNY Open Access Week Webinar. October 28, 2016.

“Open Access Publishing Mash-Up: Protecting Your Rights An an Author + Putting the Public Back in Publication” [Slides]. Presented at:

  • Guest lecture to Writing As a Public Intellectual, HC 806, Drew University. April 4, 2016.
  • Guest lecture to Writing As a Public Intellectual, HC 806, Drew University. April 6, 2015.

“Open Access Theses & Dissertations: Airing the Anxieties & Finding the Facts” [Slides], at WALDO (Westchester Academic Library Directors Organization) Open Access Forum. Fordham University. March 8, 2016.

2015

“Dissertation Distribution: For Profit or for the Public Good?” Member of four-person panel, “Opening CUNY: Academic Works at Work” [Slides], at CUNY 14th Annual IT Conference. December 4, 2015.

“Talking about Open Access: SMASH and Subtler Tactics” [Slides]. Presented at:

  • Metropolitan New York Library Council (METRO) 2015 Annual Conference. January 15, 2015.
  • Open Access Week 2014. Princeton University. October 22, 2014.

2014

“Whose To Use? And Use As They Choose? Creative Commons Licenses in Wikipedia and Scholarly Publishing” [Slides]. WikiConference USA. May 20-June 1, 2014.

“You Know What You Write, But Do You Know Your Rights? Understanding and Protecting Your Rights As an Author” [Slides, Readings]. Graduate Center. March 28, 2014 and October 21, 2014.

2013

“Open Access to Scholarly Articles: Good Policies Ensure Good Practices” [Slides]. CUNY 12th Annual IT Conference. December 6, 2013.

“Open Access to Scholarly Literature: Which Side Are You On?” [SlidesHandout]. Open Access Week 2013, Graduate Center. October 25, 2013.

“Of CUNY, By CUNY, For CUNY: How Open Access Can Benefit Everyone at CUNY (and Beyond)” [Slides]. JustPublics@365 Panel: Open, Connected, Accessible Roadshow: Navigating the Road to Digital Scholarship. April 18, 2013. Variations on the theme presented at:

  • Queensborough Community College [Slides]. October 16, 2013.
  • York College [Slides]. February 14, 2013
  • CUNY 11th Annual IT Conference [Slides]. November 30, 2012
  • Open Access Week Double Feature [Slides]. October 26, 2012
  • Lehman College [Slides]. October 17, 2012.
  • Baruch College Library Department [Slides]. October 12, 2012
  • Council of Chief Librarians [Slides]. September 10, 2012.

“Open Access Publishing Crash Course” [Slides]. Clarkson University. September 30, 2013.

“Open Access: Putting the Public Back in Publication” [Slides]. reRoute Conference. July 21, 2013.

2012

“OJS, OA, Oh My!” [Slides]. CUNY 11th Annual IT Conference. November 29, 2012.

“Do You Know Your Rights About What You Write? Understanding Authors’ Rights and Open Access,” [Poster] with Mariana Regalado, Alycia Sellie, Beth Evans, and Frans Albarillo. Brooklyn College Faculty Day Conference. May 23, 2012.

“Open Access Academic Publishing: What It Is, Why It’s Important, and How to Use It,” [Handout] with Maura A. Smale and Alycia Sellie. Free University of NYC. May 1, 2012.

“Open Access Publishing Crash Course” [Slides]. Open Access Publishing Network @ CUNY. February 17, 2012.

“Open Access Publishing: Activism by and for CUNY Library Faculty” [Slides], with Alycia Sellie and Maura A. Smale. LACUNY Dialogues. January 23, 2012.

2011

“Open Access Publishing: Good for Scholarship, Good for CUNY” [Slides], with Maura A. Smale. Leonard Lief Library, Lehman College. December 5, 2011.

“Going Open Doesn’t Mean Going It Alone: Tools to Help Make Your Content Open” [Slides]. Member of four-person panel, “Copyright, Fair Use and Open License Tools Online,” at CUNY 10th Annual IT Conference. December 2, 2011.

“Open Access Scholarly Publishing & An Institutional Repository for CUNY” [Slides superseded by Of CUNY, By CUNY, For CUNY slides], with Maura A. Smale. CUNY University Faculty Senate. November 15, 2011.

“You Know What You Write, But Do You Know Your Rights? Understanding and Protecting Your Rights As an Author” [Slides]. Open Access Week 2011, Brooklyn College. October 27, 2011.

“Open Access Publishing in Science: Simple Idea, Complex Reality” [Slides]. Open Science Summit. October 22-23, 2011.

“Everybody Wins! The Win-Win Effect of Open Access Publishing” [Slides]. Brooklyn College Faculty Day, May 25, 2011. Variations on the theme presented at:

  • CUNY Academic Council [Slides]. March 2, 2011.
  • CUNY 9th Annual IT Conference [Slides]. December 3, 2010.
  • Open Access Week 2010, Brooklyn College [Slides]. October 19, 2010.

2009

“Brooklyn College Library’s Online Art Catalog: Art on the Wall Goes Digital” [Slides]. Member of four-person panel, “Not Content with the Same Old Content: Using Technology to Enhance and Deliver Content in CUNY Libraries,” at CUNY 8th Annual IT Conference. December 4, 2009.

“Quirky, Not Quacky: Quantum Computing for Librarians” [Slides]. Metropolitan New York Library Council (METRO), Science Librarians Special Interest Group. March 6, 2009.

2008

“Dance Preservation and Self-Preservation.” The Enriched Librarian: How Our Avocations Shape Us in Our Profession, LACUNY Winter Membership Meeting. December 12, 2008.

“Google Docs and Professional Collaboration.” LACUNY Emerging Technologies Committee. November 19, 2008.

“Reference Retooled: How Google Tools Strengthen and Streamline Reference Service” [Slides]. Presented at:

  • Pratt Institute, School of Information & Library Science, LIS 652. November 13, 2008.
  • Crimea 2008 Conference, Sudak, Ukraine. June 7-15, 2008.
  • Brooklyn Public Library. May 28, 2008.
  • Simmons College, Graduate School of Library and Information Science, LIS 454. April 28, 2008.
  • Google & Libraries Conference, Columbia University. March 10, 2008.

“Google and Wikipedia Can Actually Lead to Good Research Skills.” Brooklyn College Center for Teaching, Brownbag Discussion. October 29, 2008.

Guest lecture about the Brooklyn College Library Online Art Catalogue to Introduction to the Creation of Digital Research Materials, LIS 901-06, Palmer School of Library and Information Science, Long Island University. April 14, 2008.

2006

“Teaching Google Scholar” [Slides]. Metropolitan New York Library Council (METRO), Bibliographic Instruction Special Interest Group. October 18, 2006.

“Classical and Quantum Algorithms for Finding Cycles” [Slides]. Seminar in Logic and Games at CUNY Grad Center. July 27, 2006.

“The History of Computer Games” [Handout], with IM Dr. Danny Kopec. Exhibit at Dartmouth Artificial Intelligence Conference: The Next Fifty Years (AI@50), Dartmouth College. July 13-15, 2006.

“Does Google Make the Grade?: Evaluating Google Scholar.” Borough of Manhattan Community College. June 29, 2006. [Slides superseded by Teaching Google Scholar slides.]

2005

“Is Google the Library of the Future?” Member of five-person panel at Borough of Manhattan Community College. October 27, 2005. [Slides superseded by Teaching Google Scholar slides.]

“Google Goes to College: An Introduction to Google Scholar.” Simmons College. September 16, 2005. [Slides superseded by Teaching Google Scholar slides.]