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Cornell University Library

November 2018

Pipeline Politics: Assessing the Benefits and Harms of Energy Policy

November 15 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

In a Chats in the Stacks book talk, Madelon L. Finkel will present her new book, Pipeline Politics: Assessing the Benefits and Harms of Energy Policy (Praeger, Sept. 2018). Dr. Finkel is professor of healthcare policy & research and director of the Office of Global Health Education at Weill Cornell Medical College. She will discuss the benefits, limitations, and dangers of transporting crude oil and natural gas by pipeline, and the dangers to human health and the environment posed by…

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Paywall: The Business of Scholarship

November 29 @ 4:30 pm - 6:15 pm
Willard Straight Theater, 136 Ho Plaza, Cornell University
Ithaca, NY 14853
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Join filmmaker Jason Schmitt at this free screening of "Paywall: The Business of Scholarship," a documentary that explores the open access movement and uncovers the hidden world of for-profit academic publishing. How do top academic publishers rake in $25.2 billion a year, often making profits greater than tech giants Apple, Facebook, or Google? How can we explore alternatives that will foster innovation and access to knowledge for all? The screening will be followed by a panel discussion and a Q&A…

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