Open Access will be celebrated internationally from the 21st – 23rd October 2013. Here at Bath we are drawing together a group of speakers around the theme of Innovations in Publishing for an afternoon event on Wednesday 23rd October, 2pm – 4.30pm.Each speaker will give a bite-sized presentation on a particular topic relevant to open access and the changes happening around scholarly communication and publications.This afternoon is open to University of Bath researchers, staff, research…See More
We have invited speakers to discuss a range of topics including open data, open access at a local and international level, the role of repositories, and new publishing technologies. Have a chat with us over coffee as well!This event is open to anyone who would like to know more about the global open access movement.Free registration available through our EventBrite page.See More
Scientists of all disciplines are producing more and more research data. These form the basis for scholarly publications, whose quality is controlled by reviewers. Publications should be disseminated as widely as possible in order to maximize impact and allow others to build upon previous work. What are the challenges when dealing with datasets, how should they be stored and when should they be published? What do funders expect in terms of research data management and Open Data? How can…See More
Rebecca Lawrence (Faculty of 1000) will talk about the developments in OA publishing from the early days of BioMed Central to the success of PLOS and the most recent developments of open peer review, open data, and F1000Research.Swansea researchers will find this a fascinating insight into the world of Open Access publishing and will have a chance to consider the latest developments and how they might benefit or impact upon their research in terms of publishing, impact and profile.See More
Join us online or in Edinburgh for an afternoon of talks exploring the open access/data landscape during Open Access Week.The way scientists and researchers communicate their work is evolving. Predictions indicate that scientific publishing will change more in the next 10 years than it has in the past 200. There has been an explosion in the number of open access journals, data sharing platforms and open source projects in recent years and there has never been more ways to share and publish your…See More
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The F1000Research team (including myself) will be speaking at five OA Week events in 2013. Find us at the following places:
Monday October 21 - University of Zurich (me)
Monday October 21 - University of Swansea (Rebecca Lawrence, with Iain Hrynaszkiewicz from F1000Prime)
Wednesday October 23 - University of Sheffield (me)
Wednesday October 23 - University of Bath (Varsha Khodiyar)
Friday October 25 - Edinburgh #OAEdin event (me)
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