Latest News from SPARC
Wednesday, September 22, 2021
SPARC's 2021 Update to its comprehensive Landscape Analysis and accompanying Roadmap for Action, which provides an in-depth look at developments in the academic publishing market in the past year and their implications for higher education institutions.
Monday, September 20, 2021
The SPARC COVID Impact Survey was undertaken to better understand academic libraries’ pandemic-related budgetary challenges and approaches, with a focus on understanding how they affected attitudes towards content, collections, and open initiatives.
Tuesday, September 14, 2021
SPARC welcomes Eunice Mercado-Lara as the new Open & Equitable Civic Science Fellow for the Open Research Funders Group (ORFG).
Monday, September 13, 2021
SPARC is pleased to welcome the class of 2021-2022 to the SPARC Open Education Leadership Program!
Thursday, September 2, 2021
COAR & SPARC Welcome Tina Baich as Visiting Program Officer for Repository Network in the United States
...we are delighted to announce that Tina Baich will be taking on the position as Visiting Program Officer for US Repository Network beginning on September 1, 2021.
Friday, August 27, 2021
When students’ homes became their classrooms during the pandemic, a dilemma arose about how to fairly monitor their academic progress.
Thursday, August 12, 2021
The 2021 Open Access Week Advisory Committee is pleased to announce that the theme for this year’s International Open Access Week, to be held October 25-31, will be “It Matters How We Open Knowledge: Building Structural Equity.”
Tuesday, August 10, 2021
SPARC is pleased to welcome Sarah Lamdan as a Senior Fellow. Lamdan will work closely with the SPARC team to support members in better understanding vendors’ growing surveillance activities, in tracking new developments related to surveillance, and in taking steps to address these threats.