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Friday, November 4 • 9:10am - 9:55am
Hyde Park Debate - Resolved: APC-Funded Open Access is Antithetical to the Values of Librarianship

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In Favor: Alison Scott, UC Riverside
Opposed: Michael Levine-Clark, University of Denver

The debate will be conducted in general accordance with Oxford Union rules. All in the audience will vote their opinion on the resolution before the debate begins using text message voting, and the vote totals will be recorded. Each speaker will offer a formal opening statement, followed by a response to each other's statements, and then we'll open the floor to discussion. At the conclusion of the debate, another vote will be taken. The winner of the debate is the one who caused the most audience members to change their votes. Members of the audience have an opportunity to make comments and pose questions as well. Join us for what is sure to be a lively discussion, and come ready to share your opinions! 

Moderators
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Rick Anderson

Associate Dean for Collections & Scholarly Communication, University of Utah
Rick Anderson is Associate Dean for Scholarly Resources & Collections in the J. Willard Marriott Library at the University of Utah. He earned his B.S. and M.L.I.S. degrees at Brigham Young University, and has worked previously as a bibliographer for YBP, Inc., as Head Acquisitions Librarian for the University of North Carolina, Greensboro and as Director of Resource Acquisition at the University of Nevada, Reno. He serves on numerous editorial... Read More →

Speakers
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Michael Levine Clark

Dean and Director, University of Denver Libraries
Michael Levine-Clark, the Dean and Director of the University of Denver Libraries, is the recipient of the 2015 HARRASOWITZ Leadership in Library Acquisitions Award. He writes and speaks regularly on strategies for improving academic library collection development practices, including the use of e-books in academic libraries, the development of demand-driven acquisition models, and implications of discovery tool implementation. 
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Alison Scott

Associate University Librarian for Collections & Scholarly Communication, University of California, Riverside
Alison has strategic responsibility for the ways and means by which the University of California, Riverside Library’s collections grow and change. Alison joined the UCR Library in 2014, following services as Head of Collection Development for the George Washington University Libraries, Charles Warren Bibliographer for American History at Harvard University, and Head of the Popular Culture Library at Bowling Green State University. She holds a... Read More →


Friday November 4, 2016 9:10am - 9:55am
Performance Hall, Gaillard Center 95 Calhoun Street, Charleston, SC 29401