As part of its mission to educate stakeholders about opportunities for change in scholarly communication, SPARC hosts both regular and periodic meetings, webcasts and other community events. SPARC hosts a biennial meeting on Open Access, held in every other March. In addition the popular the SPARC-ACRL forum on emerging issues in scholarly communication is held at every annual and midwinter meeting of the American Library Association. SPARC hosts frequent webcasts on hot topics in the scholarly communication arena, and frequently collaborates with partner organizations on joint events.

SPARC staff and representatives present frequently on open access, public access, SPARC, and other topics central to the coalition's work. To invite SPARC to your event, please explore our Staff page or contact sparc [at] arl [dot] org.



March 07, 2016
San Antonio, TX
The Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition is pleased to announce the...
October 19, 2015
Open Access Week, a global event now entering its eighth year, is an opportunity for the...
April 15, 2015
Porto, Portugal
 Connecting research results, bridging communities, opening scholarship April...
March 09, 2015
Open Education WeekMarch 9-13,
January 31, 2015
Chicago, IL - ALA Midwinter Conference
SPARC and ACRL Annual ForumChicago, IL -- ALA Midwinter ConferenceSaturday, January...
January 29, 2015
Chicago, IL - ALA Midwinter Conference
Tackling Textbook Costs through Open Educational Resources: A Primer Thursday,...
November 18, 2014
Washington, DC
Join SPARC for the first ever OpenEd Advocacy Day before the 11th Annual Open...
November 15, 2014
Washington, DC
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                  ...
November 05, 2014
Charleston Conference
Please join SPARC and COAPI for a Charleston Preconference Campus Open Access...
October 20, 2014
701 18th St NW in the World Bank J Building


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