CHORUS EventsCHORUS Forum: Open Access and Data Sharing in the Humanities and Social Sciences

12 September 2024 – Free online meeting
11:00 AM – 12:00 PM EDT

Registration to open soon

Join us for a groundbreaking virtual event delving into the pivotal intersection of Open Access and Data Sharing within the Humanities and Social Sciences. In an era where knowledge dissemination and collaboration are paramount, this event aims to foster dialogue, share best practices, and ignite innovative approaches to open scholarship.

Our esteemed panel of experts, comprising leading researchers, practitioners, and advocates, will explore the evolving landscape of open access publishing, data sharing initiatives, and their profound implications for scholarly communication and societal impact.

Through engaging discussions, case studies, and interactive sessions, participants will gain valuable insights into:

  • The importance of open access and data sharing in advancing research transparency, reproducibility, and accessibility.
  • Strategies for overcoming challenges and fostering a culture of openness within academic communities.
  • Ethical considerations, privacy concerns, and legal frameworks shaping open access and data sharing practices.
  • Leveraging open access platforms and repositories to amplify the reach and impact of humanities and social sciences research.
  • Collaborative opportunities for interdisciplinary research and knowledge exchange facilitated by open access and data sharing initiatives.

Whether you’re a seasoned researcher, early-career academic, librarian, or policymaker, this event offers a unique opportunity to connect with like-minded professionals, exchange ideas, and chart the course towards a more inclusive and collaborative scholarly ecosystem.

Moderator: Howard Ratner, Executive Director, CHORUS


  • Alicia Hofelich Mohr, Data Management Research Associate, University of Minnesota
  • Erin Pollard, ERIC Project Officer, US Department of Education
  • Rebecca Taylor-Grant, Head of Open Data Initiatives, Taylor & Francis



















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