International Open Access week 2009
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.
|These events are sponsored by SPARC Europe.|
Schedule of Events
All events are free. For further information contact Barbara Bultmann.
Conference: Open Access Cambridge
Time and date: Wednesday, 21st October 2010, 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.
Session 1 - 2.00 - 3.00
Patricia Killiard, Head of Electronic Services and Systems, Cambridge University Library - Presentation
Dr Tim Hubbard, Head of Informatics, Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute - Presentation
Dr Emma Wilson, Publisher, Royal Society of Chemistry Publishing - Presentation
Session 2 - 3.00 - 4.45
Dr Theodora Bloom Chief Editor, PLoS Biology and Dr Michaela Torkar, Editorial Director for Biology, BioMed Central - Presentation
Dr Rufus Pollock, Mead Fellow in Economics, Emmanuel College and Director, Open Knowledge Foundation - Presentation
Elin Stangeland, DSpace@Cambridge - Presentation
Location: Isaac Newton Institute for Mathematical Sciences, 20 Clarkson Road, Cambridge
Workshop: How to get published - Author workshop held by BioMed Central and PLoS Public Library of Science
Time and date: 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.
Location: University Centre. Please notify the organizers of your attendance.
Discussion: The Open Access Librarian
Time and date: 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.
Location: Cambridge University Library, Morison Room
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
Presentation: Open Access: E-theses
Time and date: 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.
Location: University Library, Morison Room (Part of the Research Skills Programme)