Latest News from SPARC
Wednesday, September 7, 2022
Washington, D.C. – April Hathcock, Director of Scholarly Communications and Information Policy at New York University Libraries, has been elected to the position of Chair of the SPARC Steering Committee.
Thursday, September 1, 2022
Solving the world’s biggest problems requires collaboration. As the devastating impact of climate change intensifies, there is a growing recognition that researchers working on the issue from diverse angles need to quickly and freely share knowledge in order to make progress.
Monday, August 29, 2022
In a Historic Win for Open Access, U.S. Publicly Funded Research will be Freely and Immediately Available to All
Today, we express our heartfelt thanks to the Biden Administration and OSTP, as well as to all SPARC members and the librarians, students, researchers, and advocates for enabling this giant step towards realizing our collective goal of ensuring that sharing knowledge is a human right–for everyone.
Thursday, August 25, 2022
White House issues new guidance that will speed progress toward curing diseases, preventing pandemics, mitigating climate change, and more.
Tuesday, August 2, 2022
Last month, SPARC was thrilled to announce the graduation of the 2021-2022 cohort of the Open Education Leadership Program, marking the program’s five year anniversary and bringing the total graduate count above 100.
Monday, July 18, 2022
SPARC welcomes Scarlet Galvan as a Visiting Program Officer for Negotiations.
Tuesday, July 12, 2022
SPARC is thrilled to congratulate the fifth cohort of the Open Education Leadership Program on their graduation from the program. The 2021-22 cohort graduating class includes 25 academic professionals from across the United States and Canada, officially bringing the program’s total graduate ...
Monday, July 11, 2022
SPARC's Knowledge Equity Discussion Series will provide an introduction to broad concepts and considerations of epistemic injustice and knowledge equity in the areas of academic libraries and archives.