[MDL] FW: Knowledge Unlatched Update: Newsletter, webinar, survey & call for content selection committee

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From: lyroffers-bounces at lyralists.lyrasis.org <lyroffers-bounces at lyralists.lyrasis.org> On Behalf Of Jill Grogg
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Subject: [Lyroffers] Knowledge Unlatched Update: Newsletter, webinar, survey & call for content selection committee

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Knowledge Unlatched Update: Newsletter, webinar, survey & call for content selection committee
Knowledge Unlatched<https://knowledgeunlatched.org/> (KU) continues its work to make content Open Access to researchers around the world. KU has released its first newsletter for 2022, KU Spotlight Newsletter: Issue 6<https://openresearch.community/posts/ku-spotlight-newsletter-issue-6>. Highlights include:


  *   Results of the 2021 Pledging: The most recent pledging period ended in December 2021, and overall, approximately 390 books will be published OA in 2022 due to the library support KU received. More details about specific content can be found in the newsletter<https://openresearch.community/posts/ku-spotlight-newsletter-issue-6>.


  *   Upcoming Webinar about OA usage: Register<https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_rZhIYLV-RJiyk-QCRysZFw> to learn more about the usage of OA books during the pandemic. The webinar will be held on March 22, 2022, at 9 a.m. eastern.



  *   KU's Library Survey: In an ongoing effort to better understand librarian's motives for supporting OA and KU initiatives, KU is inviting libraries to complete this short, anonymous survey<https://forms.gle/9C3TfjJ3zgn6ktxX6> by March 11, 2022.



  *   Join the KU Selection Committee: KU is accepting applications to be a member of the worldwide KU Selection Committee. If you'd like to join, please complete the online form<https://knowledgeunlatched.org/ku-selection-committee/> by March 11, 2022. You can learn more about the process in the newsletter<https://openresearch.community/posts/ku-spotlight-newsletter-issue-6> and watch a short video<https://openresearch.community/videos/a-short-introduction-to-the-ku-selection-committee-2021> about the voting process.
Thank you to all the LYRASIS member libraries who pledged support for KU in 2021, and please stay tuned for more information about the upcoming pledging season!
Jill Grogg
LYRASIS Content & Scholarly Communication Initiatives Team<https://www.lyrasis.org/about/Pages/content-and-scholarly-communication.aspx>
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