This week is Open Access Oxford Week (Mon 4 to Fri 8th March)

The SSL supports these Open Access Oxford Week events

Open Access Oxford Week (4 -8 March), will round off the spring term with daily events across the university. It will be a chance to discuss developments in research dissemination and scholarly communication, policy and practice, all in the context of open access. There will be speakers from around the university plus Wikimedia UK, Research England, Oxford University Press, UK Copyright Literacy and Universities UK.There will be a special event on Tuesday 5 March – ‘Open Access and Monographs: publishers, policies, practicalities’. Following on from the Oxford OA monographs seminar in November 2018, another chance to hear from practitioners about the latest developments in OA for academic books. Speakers will discuss open access to long-form works from their different perspectives. The aims are to provide updates on current developments, help researchers take informed decisions about publishing, and to know where to go for help. This event is aimed at Humanities Division academics, researchers & research students, but is open to all current University members.

Further information on the sessions and how to book can be found here.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Open Access Oxford Week (4th to 8th March): Events and Booking Information

The SSL supports these Open Access Oxford Week events.

Open Access Oxford Week (4 -8 March), will round off the spring term with daily events across the university. It will be a chance to discuss developments in research dissemination and scholarly communication, policy and practice, all in the context of open access. There will be speakers from around the university plus Wikimedia UK, Research England, Oxford University Press, UK Copyright Literacy and Universities UK.

Further information on the sessions and how to book can be found here.

Open Access Week: Thesis Thursday Events for DPhil Students

The SSL supports these Open Access Oxford Week events.

10.00-11.00: Digital theses and open access. A celebration of e-theses for #ThesisThursday. Oxford’s open access repository, the Oxford University Research Archive (ORA), contains over 11,500 theses. Around 6,600 are available online full text, thanks to digitisation of past theses and deposits by recent doctoral students. Some of ORA’s top downloads are theses. Find out what they are, who’s using them and the benefits of putting your thesis online. (Clue: discoverability, preservation, citations, re-use.) A chance for Oxford DPhil students to meet members of the ORA team and find out about the practicalities and decisions. Who needs to deposit – what, when, how – how soon can it be made available, and what happens next. Book here.

11.00-12.00: Your thesis, copyright and ORA. Aimed at Oxford DPhil students, who are required to deposit a digital copy of their thesis in ORA as well as a printed copy in the Bodleian. Find out about the copyright and other issues you need to take into account when preparing your thesis for upload. Book here.

These events are part of Open Access Week 2018, which runs from 22-28 October and takes as its theme “designing equitable foundations for open knowledge.”

For a full programme of events and booking information, click here. All sessions are open to all members of Oxford University.

If you have any questions please email the OA Enquiry team

 

Open Access Week (22 to 28 October)

The SSL supports these Open Access Oxford Week events.

This year’s International Open Access Week runs from 22-28 October and takes as its theme “designing equitable foundations for open knowledge.”

For a full programme of events and booking information, click here. All sessions are open to all members of Oxford University.

If you have any questions please email the OA Enquiry team

This week is Open Access Oxford Week (11th to 15th June): Events and booking information

The SSL supports these Open Access Oxford Week events

This week is (11-15 June) is Open Access Oxford Week, which will round off the summer term with daily events across the university. It will be a chance to discuss developments in research dissemination and scholarly communication, policy and practice, all in the context of open access. There will be a mix of local and visiting speakers, including representatives from Research England, the National Institute for Health Research, JISC, Altmetric and the creators of ‘author copyright’ game The Publishing Trap.

There will also be a social science-focused day (but of interest to all disciplines) on Thursday 14 June entitled ‘Publishers, papers and peer review’, led by Professor Alis Oancea (Oxford University Department of Education) and exploring publication strategies, predatory journals, open practice and data, social science repositories, responsible research metrics, and OA policies. Speakers include leaders from academia, publishing, and preprint servers SocArxiv and SSRN.

Further information on the sessions and how to book can be found here.

Open Access Oxford Week (11th to 15th June): Events and Booking Information

The SSL supports these Open Access Oxford Week events.

Open Access Oxford Week (11-15 June), will round off the summer term with daily events across the university. It will be a chance to discuss developments in research dissemination and scholarly communication, policy and practice, all in the context of open access. There will be a mix of local and visiting speakers, including representatives from Research England, the National Institute for Health Research, JISC, Altmetric and the creators of ‘author copyright’ game The Publishing Trap.

There will also be a social science-focused day (but of interest to all disciplines) on 14 June entitled ‘Publishers, papers and peer review’, led by Professor Alis Oancea (Oxford University Department of Education) and exploring publication strategies, predatory journals, open practice and data, social science repositories, responsible research metrics, and OA policies. Speakers include leaders from academia, publishing, and preprint servers SocArxiv and SSRN.

Further information on the sessions and how to book can be found here.

Publishers, Papers and Peer Review: An Open Access Oxford Week event for the Social Sciences

The SSL supports this Open Access Oxford Week event.

Booking is now open for Publishers, papers and peer review, an Open Access Oxford Week event for the social sciences on Thursday 14th June 2018, 10.45-15.45 at the Manor Road Building (Seminar Room G).

The event will comprise of a series of short talks and discussion around open access and changing pathways to publication. Speakers include representatives from academia, publishing, repositories and the support teams for open access, data and the REF. Topics include publication strategies, avoiding ‘predatory’ journals, the role of social science preprint platforms, managing data, the new culture of responsible research metrics in impact assessment, and OA policies. The aims are to help researchers maximize the accessibility and impact of their work while retaining ownership, engage with the move towards open practice, address some of the challenges of publication, be aware of University requirements, and know where to go for help.

Click here to book a place. This free event (which includes tea/coffee & sandwich lunch) is open to all University members, especially academics, researchers and research students from the Social Sciences Division.

 

Open Access Oxford Week (11th to 15th June 2018)

The SSL supports these Open Access Oxford Week events.

Open Access Oxford Week, will round off the summer term with daily events across the university. It will be a chance to discuss developments in research dissemination and scholarly communication, policy and practice, all in the context of open access. There will be a mix of local and visiting speakers, including representatives from Research England, the National Institute for Health Research, JISC, Altmetric and the creators of ‘author copyright’ game The Publishing Trap.

There will also be a social science-focused day on 14 June entitled ‘Publishers, papers and peer review’, led by Professor Alis Oancea (Oxford University Department of Education) and exploring publication strategies, predatory journals, open practice and data, social science repositories, responsible research metrics, and OA policies. Speakers include leaders from academia, publishing, and preprint servers SocArxiv and SSRN.

Visit the Open Access Oxford Week programme page for latest details and booking. A full programme is also listed below.

All events are free and open to all University staff and students, especially academics and researchers, research students, research support staff and librarians.

Monday 11 June 2018

Implementing the REF policy for Open Access. Presenter: Claire Fraser (Higher Education Policy Adviser, Research England). The policymaker’s perspective on the implementation of open access publication requirements for REF 2021.  12.30-1.30pm, Weston Library Lecture Theatre. Book a place.

Help! I’m an author, get me out of here. Presenter: Sally Rumsey (Head of Scholarly Communication and Research Data Management, Bodleian Libraries). Calling Oxford authors to share views on evolving research dissemination at this repeat of Sally’s January presentation. 2-3pm, Weston Library Lecture Theatre.  Book a place.

Tuesday 12 June

Play the Publishing Trap game. Presenters: Jane Secker and Chris Morrison (both from UK Copyright Literacy). Come prepared to play this educational board game – aimed at early career researchers and academics – exploring the impact of scholarly communications choices, with its copyright expert creators. 11.30am-1pm, Radcliffe Science Library (Group Study Room). Book a place.

NIHR Open Access policy and progress. Presenter: Justin Riordan-Jones (Head of Systems and Information (Research), Department of Health & Social Care). An overview of OA policy and practicalities from the National Institute for Health Research, a major funder of research at Oxford.  2-3pm, Cairns Library (Beeson Room).  Book a place.

Wednesday 13 June

Openness and humanities. Presenter: Pip Willcox (Head of the Centre for Digital Scholarship, Bodleian Libraries). The long history of openness in humanities. 11.30-12.15, Weston Library Lecture Theatre. Book a place.

Digital theses and open access. Presenter: Sarah Barkla (Institutional Repository Librarian, Bodleian Libraries). The benefits of making your doctoral thesis available through ORA. 12.15-1.00pm, Weston Library Lecture Theatre. Book a place.

Latest developments in altmetrics. Presenter: Jean Liu (Head of Product Development, Altmetric). Introducing altmetrics and open access, recent developments and tips for using Altmetric data. 2-3pm, Weston Library Lecture Theatre. Book a place.

Thursday 14 June

Publishers, papers and peer review. A Social Sciences-focused event led by Professor Alis Oancea (Oxford University Department of Education). 10.45am-3.45pm, Manor Road Building (Seminar Room G). Programme and booking.

Friday 15 June

The EU and open access: OpenAire and Horizon 2020. Presenter: Frank Manista (European Open Science Manager, JISC). The new OpenAire project and its role in supporting European Union open access policy. 11am-12.00, Radcliffe Humanities Building (Seminar Room). Book a place.