Scholarly Communication: From Understanding to Engagement

The Baylor University Libraries, in partnership with the libraries of Southern Methodist University and McLennan Community College, invite you to attend a free workshop from the Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL), “Scholarly Communication: From Understanding to Engagement” on May 2, 2014, at Baylor University.

This day-long workshop will provide a structured, interactive overview of scholarly communication issues, focusing on the themes of access, emerging opportunities, intellectual property, and engagement.

The workshop will be led by Stephanie Davis-Kahl, Scholarly Communications Librarian and Associate Professor, Illinois Wesleyan University; and Kevin Smith, Director, Office on Copyright and Scholarly Communications, Duke University.

Registration for the workshop is FREE, but space is limited. Register at this link by April 2 for priority registration. Registration will remain open until April 16 on a space-available basis.

Arrival and check-in on the day of the workshop will begin at 8:30 a.m. The program will begin at 9:30 a.m. and will end at approximately 4:30 p.m. Light breakfast, lunch and snacks will be provided to participants at no cost.

For more information about the event, including speaker bios, see the attached flyer or visit the event Web page at

We hope that those of you wanting to learn more about scholarly communication issues will be able to join us for this informative, interactive opportunity! Please reply to with any questions.