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Tension and Risk in Open Scholarship

Published December 13, 2017 by Kim O'Donnell
Sue Doner, Lisa Nathan, Amanda Coolidge, Christina Illnitichi, Dave Gaertner, Jessica Gallinger

The term Open Scholarship refers to the practice of making academic research and education freely available to both other members of the academy and the public. For many scholars, educators, librarians, and students, Open Scholarship represents a positive direction for the academy as a place of public access, inclusion, and engagement. Openness does, however, present challenges, and on October 26, 2017, panelists and participants gathered at BCIT to discuss these challenges and how to remain mindful of them.

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