Here’s our international Open Access Week programme (20th-24th October), for University staff and students:
1. Open Access, Open Data Publication Platform from Nature Publishing Group: Better Data = Better Science.
Dr Susanna-Assunta Sansone (Associate Director, Oxford e-Research Centre and Honorary Academic Editor, NPG Scientific Data). The rise of open data-centric research and publication enterprises. Data sharing practices in life sciences and the importance of making yours more easily reusable. Susanna is a co-founder of BioSharing (reproducible research) and blogs about Open Data on the Guardian Higher Education Network.
Monday 20th October 2014, 2-3pm, Radcliffe Science Library. Book a place.
2. Open Access Oxford — What’s Happening? (iSkills).
Craig Finlay and Juliet Ralph (Bodleian Libraries). A briefing on OA publishing and Oxford’s position: how to comply with funder mandates inc. new HECFE policy for post-2014 REF.
Tuesday 21st October 2014, 12-1pm, Radcliffe Science Library. Book a place.
2a. Webinar: From Open Access to Open Science – F1000Research. Tues 21st Oct 2014, 4-5pm. Open Access journal F1000Research has a ‘transparent post-publication peer review model and open data requirement’. Find out more in their free demo. Register to attend. To celebrate Open Access Week, F1000R are waiving APCs on articles submitted October 20th-26th.
3. How Can the Wellcome Trust Help You With Open Access?
Pamela Reid (Wellcome Trust) and Eli Harriss (Bodleian Libraries). Tell the Trust what you need.
Tuesday 21st October 2014, 3-4pm, Knowledge Centre, Old Road Campus. Drop-in session with tea.
4. The Open Library of Humanities: Gold Open Access for the Humanities Without Author-Facing Charges.
Dr Martin Eve (Lecturer in English, University of Lincoln and OLH Co-Founder). OLH’s vision is ‘building a low cost, sustainable, Open Access future for the humanities’. Find out what’s happening and how to get involved. Martin is on the JISC OAPEN-UK project committee, chief editor of open access journal Orbit, and writes about Open Access for the Guardian Higher Education Network.
Wednesday 22nd October 2014, 2-3pm, Radcliffe Humanities Building, (Lecture Room). Book a place.
5. Your Thesis, Copyright and ORA (iSkills).
Sarah Barkla and Jason Partridge (Bodleian Libraries). How to deposit your thesis in ORA without infringing third-party copyright : essential guidance for DPhil students.
Thursday 23rd October 2014, 10-11am, Manor Road Building (Seminar Room C). Book a place.
6. The new Charity Open Access Fund (COAF): What Researchers Need to Know.
Margaret Hurley (Wellcome Trust). For researchers and administrators on projects funded by Arthritis Research UK, Breast Cancer Campaign, the British Heart Foundation, Cancer Research UK, Leukaemia & Lymphoma Research and the Wellcome Trust.
Friday 24th October 2014, 11.30am-12.30pm, Cairns Library, John Radcliffe Hospital. Book a place.