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[[Minutes]] for the Core Team conference call on Jan. 26, 2005 by [[User:Scudmissile | Andy Scudder]]
 
[[Minutes]] for the Core Team conference call on Jan. 26, 2005 by [[User:Scudmissile | Andy Scudder]]
  
=Open Access=
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=Overall Organization=
 
Need to work on basic infrastructure
 
Need to work on basic infrastructure
 
*Essential to
 
*Essential to
 
**Recruiting
 
**Recruiting
 
**Keeping the group together
 
**Keeping the group together
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*Let's use Basecamp and work at meeting due dates again
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=Open Access=
 
*Abhay is our core team member in charge of Open Access
 
*Abhay is our core team member in charge of Open Access
 
*Open access is an issue that can cause real change and be ongoing, more than just our previous one-shot campaigns and contests
 
*Open access is an issue that can cause real change and be ongoing, more than just our previous one-shot campaigns and contests
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**PNG
 
**PNG
 
*Provide fliers in both formats whenever possible, so that you can "plug and play" general fliers, or customize for your needs
 
*Provide fliers in both formats whenever possible, so that you can "plug and play" general fliers, or customize for your needs
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**Fliers will be converted to new formats by next Wednesday, Feb. 2
 
==Text Documents==
 
==Text Documents==
 
*Just text
 
*Just text

Revision as of 03:46, 27 January 2005

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Minutes for the Core Team conference call on Jan. 26, 2005 by Andy Scudder

Overall Organization

Need to work on basic infrastructure

  • Essential to
    • Recruiting
    • Keeping the group together
  • Let's use Basecamp and work at meeting due dates again

Open Access

  • Abhay is our core team member in charge of Open Access
  • Open access is an issue that can cause real change and be ongoing, more than just our previous one-shot campaigns and contests
    • Has been a big draw in the past, for example at NYU people responded to learning more about open access
    • Answers the question of what we're doing about IP issues
  • Peter from Public Knowledge has some helpful links for Open Access
  • We want to 'sell' university libraries on the cost and research benefits of carrying Open Access journals

Important Organizations

  • The Alliance for Taxpayer Access
    • Universitys joining with this org and open access journals can help NIH fulfill their mission
  • NIH - wanted to open up Medical research immediately after publication, but is being pushed back constantly
    • This is inexcusable, because medical research changes so quickly

Action

  • Read Peter's links
    • talk to him about our position/plan for Universities
  • Find out the policies on your campus, update the core/wiki (section coming soon) on what the situation's like at your university
    • Develop strategies in response

Fliers

  • For editing (require changes to use on campus, layers)
    • GIMP, Photoshop
  • For non-editing (ready to use, no layers needed)
    • PDF for printing
  • For browser viewing
    • PNG
  • Provide fliers in both formats whenever possible, so that you can "plug and play" general fliers, or customize for your needs
    • Fliers will be converted to new formats by next Wednesday, Feb. 2

Text Documents

  • Just text
    • RTF
    • ASCII
  • With Images
    • Open Office, Word

Merchandise

On the back burner at the moment...