OutReachy Mentor/Internship: May 23-Aug 23

By Allison Guess|March 21, 2016|Events of Interest, Of interest|0 comments

Interested in software freedom, mentoring and interning for in a free open source software initiative? The outreachy internship will allow you to use your programing, documenting and/or design skils to work with an experienced mentor. According to their website, “Outreachy helps people from groups underrepresented in free and open source software get involved. We [They] provide a supportive community for beginning to contribute any time throughout the year and offer focused

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Recap: Ideas in Circulation

By Lisa Tagliaferri|February 9, 2016|Event Recap|1 comments

  On Friday, February 5th, the Futures Initiative hosted “Ideas in Circulation: Open Scholarship for Social Justice” at the Graduate Center, CUNY.   Futures Initiative Fellow Allison Guess, a PhD student in Earth and Environmental Sciences, introduced the event and provided context. Our special guests discussed access, equality, and diversity in the context of open scholarship, and scholarly communication:   April Hathcock Librarian for Scholarly Communications, NYU Matthew K. Gold Associate

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