Open UBC Week: First Nations and Open Access

Name: First Nations and Open Access

Date: Thursday, November 1

Time: 12:00pm – 12:50pm

Location: Irving K. Barber Learning Centre, Lillooet Room

Description: Join Larissa Grant and Jason Woolman from the Musqueam Indian Band in a discussion on what open access means in the context of First Nations peoples. How can we make items truly open access if there are cultural sensitivities? Grant and Woolman will give an overview of some of the key considerations for making items open access, and highlight a recent development project at UBC’s Museum of Anthropology that gives researchers access to thousands of never-before-seen items.

Ticketing: FREE

Open to Public, Recommended for Faculty, Staff, Students, and other Schools

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