Wednesday, October 14, 2009

Open Access Week

October 19-23 will mark the first international Open Access Week.

To broaden awareness and understanding of Open Access http://www.openaccessweek.org/ October 19-23 will mark the first international Open Access Week.

The University Library and the DSpace@Cambridge team have joined the initiative and are organising a number of events here in Cambridge which are sponsored by SPARC Europe

Schedule (& further details) of Events

All events are free. For further information contact Barbara Bultmann.

Conference: Open Access Cambridge

Wednesday, 21st October, 2.00 - 5.00

This half-day conference will explore different perspectives on Open Access by bringing together representatives from the research community, the publishing sector and from a learned society.

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Workshop: How to get published - Author workshop held by BioMed Central and PLoS Public Library of Science

Wednesday, 21st October, 10.00 - 12.30

This Author workshop is aimed at young scientists and provide guidelines on how to write a 4* research paper with these Open Access publishers.

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Discussion: The Open Access Librarian

Monday 19th October 1.00 - 2.00

A lively discussion in an informal forum. A brown-bag lunch for librarians to explore and discuss Open Access.

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Discussion: Open Access Table at the Departments

Drop by to talk to pick up information, learn about the public access policies of the UK funding councils, and talk to Librarians and Repository staff about your publishing questions.

Tuesday 20th October, 10.00 - 14.00 - Cambridge Institute for Medical Research (outside the Level 7 Lounge)

Tuesday 20th October, 14.00 - 16.00 - Medical School (Foyer)

Thursday 22nd October - 10.00 - 12.00 - Department of Engineering (Foyer)

Friday 23rd October, 10.00 - 11.30 - Computer Laboratory

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Presentation: Open Access: E-theses

Monday, 19th October, 2.30 - 4.00

The DSpace@Cambridge team will talk about Open Access and its implications for the scholarly communication process. The team will also introduce the new electronic PhD thesis deposit scheme starting in Michaelmas Term 2009.

All events are free.
For further information contact
Barbara Bultmann.

1 comment:

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