August 20th, 2014 | Category : Education & Outreach

Fall/Winter 2014 Line-up of Free Webinars: Register Now!

To start off the new semester, we’d like to share our Fall/Winter 2014 line-up of free webinars on developing successful institutional repository and scholarly communication initiatives. Presented by librarians from institutions using bepress Digital Commons as well as by bepress staff, the webinars will cover topics ranging from creative IR staffing solutions to data management in Digital Commons to becoming a scholarly communications expert on your campus—see the full list below!

To register, please click on the registration links below. For more information and for other upcoming events, please see our event calendar at If you have questions, please contact us at

Publishing with bepress Digital Commons
Date/time: Tuesday, September 2, 2014, 11am Pacific / 2pm Eastern
Presenter: Casey Busher, Outreach Associate and Publishing Services Coordinator, bepress
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20 Cool Things You Didn’t Know about Digital Commons for Law Schools
Date/time: Tuesday, September 9, 2014, 11am Pacific / 2pm Eastern
Presenters: Benjamin Gaunt, Consulting Services Team Manager, and Jami Wardlow, Consultant, bepress
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Getting Faculty Excited About Your IR…Really? Really!
Date/time: Thursday, September 18, 2014, 11am Pacific / 2pm Eastern
Presenter: Ann Taylor Connolly, Director of Outreach and Scholarly Communication, bepress
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A Tour of bepress Digital Commons: Successful Institutional Repositories in Action
Date/time: Thursday, October 16, 2014, 11am Pacific / 2pm Eastern
Presenter: bepress
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Becoming a Trusted Scholarly Communications Expert
Date/time: Wednesday, October 22, 2014, 11am Pacific / 2pm Eastern
Presenters: Jonathan Bull, Scholarly Communication Services Librarian, Valparaiso University, and Lucretia McCulley, Head, Scholarly Communications, University of Richmond
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Digitizing Crime: Inventory, Platform Choices, and Web Sites, Oh My!
Date/time: Wednesday, November 5, 2014, 11am Pacific / 2pm Eastern
Presenters: Rebecca Mattson, Collection Development Librarian, and Susan Altmeyer, Digital Content Librarian, Cleveland-Marshall College of Law
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Creative Staffing Solutions for Institutional Repositories
Date/time: Thursday, November 13, 2014, 11am Pacific / 2pm Eastern
Presenter: Kim Myers, Digital Repository Specialist, The College at Brockport
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Dogs, Data, and Digital Commons: Using the IR to Support Data Needs at IWU
Date/time: Tuesday, November 18, 2014, 11am Pacific / 2pm Eastern
Presenters: Stephanie Davis-Kahl, Scholarly Communications Librarian and Associate Professor, and Ellen Furlong, Assistant Professor of Psychology, Illinois Wesleyan University
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Supporting Research Data in Your Repository
Date/time: Tuesday, December 2, 2014, 11am Pacific / 2pm Eastern
Presenter: Promita Chatterji, Outreach Associate, bepress
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