Latest News from SPARC
Wednesday, June 8, 2022
SPARC is pleased to welcome Michele Gibney as a Visiting Program Officer for Privacy & Surveillance.
Monday, June 6, 2022
Wednesday, June 1, 2022
The University of Maryland Department of Psychology Leads the Way in Aligning Open Science with Promotion & Tenure Guidelines
The University of Maryland is rewarding faculty members in the department of psychology who perform and disseminate research in accordance with open science practices.In April,the department adopted new guidelines that explicitly codify open science as a core criteria in tenure and promotion review.
Tuesday, April 12, 2022
Across the country, colleges and universities are leveraging Open Education Resources (OER) to expand access to general education courses. Not only are students saving money on books, many are performing better in courses and beyond.
Tuesday, April 5, 2022
Calls to open the record of science and build a more equitable knowledge sharing ecosystem are intensifying worldwide.
Monday, March 14, 2022
In cooperation with the Faculty of Information at the University of Toronto, SPARC is sponsoring the Knowledge Equity and Justice Spring Seminar, open to LIS graduate students that will focus on critical issues in epistemic justice relevant to Library and Information Studies.
Friday, March 11, 2022
Congress Introduces Bill to Tackle College Textbook Costs while Renewing Open Textbook Pilot Grant Program
In recognition of international Open Education Week, members of Congress reintroduced the Affordable College Textbook Act, a bicameral bill to address the cost of course materials for college students across the country.
Thursday, February 17, 2022
SPARC is seeking a visiting program officer (VPO) to support the SPARC Negotiation Community of Practice and assist libraries in the development of a more equitable journal negotiations landscape.