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Open Education

Heather Joseph (Executive Director, SPARC).

Open Education

Lecture length: 45:20
Uploaded: 11/05/2018

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Heather Joseph is the Executive Director of the Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition (SPARC). Based in Washington, D.C., she leads the organization’s efforts to advocate for open sharing of research outputs including digital articles, data and educational resources. Heather spent 15 years as a publishing executive at commercial and not-for-profit organizations. At SPARC, she works with the organization’s member libraries to advance the open agenda on college and university campuses. Under her leadership, the organization launched the Right to Research Coalition. Heather has led the Alliance for Taxpayer Access and the Open Access Working Group, helping to successfully pass open access policies including the landmark National Institutes of Health public access policy. Heather is recognized internationally an expert, speaker and writer on opening up access to knowledge and developing new models for scholarly communication to accelerate the advancement of science.

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