Wednesday, 15 October 2014

University of Oxford Open Access Week 2014

In addition to the iSkills sessions listed in the previous post, the Bodleian Libraries will be running the following events as part of Open Access Week. To find out more and to book a place at any of these events, visit the Open Access at Oxford website.

Open Access: The rise of open data-centric research and publication enterprises - exemplars in the life sciences
Monday 20 October, 14.00-15.00

Dr Susanna-Assunta Sansone (Associate Director, Oxford e-Research Centre and Honorary Academic Editor, NPG Scientific Data) will speak on 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 will also be covered.   Susanna is a co-founder of BioSharing (reproducible research) and blogs about Open Data on the Guardian Higher Education Network.

Who is this session for?   Postgraduates, academics, research staff and anyone else interested in Open Access.
Presenter:   Susanna-Assunta Sansone (Oxford e-Research Centre)
Venue: Training Room, Radcliffe Science Library

Open Access:  How can the Wellcome Trust help you with Open Access?
Tuesday 21 October, 15.00-16.00

A drop-in session for researchers, with tea. Chat to Pamela Reid from the Wellcome Trust and Eli Harriss from Bodleian Libraries.
Venue: The Knowledge Centre, Old Road Campus

Open Access: The Open Library of Humanities - Gold Open Access for the humanities without author-facing charges
Wednesday 22 October, 14.00-15.00

Dr Martin Eve (Lecturer in English, University of Lincoln and OLH Co-Founder) will speak about OLH, 'a project exploring a PLOS-style model for the humanities and social sciences'. Martin is on the JISC OAPEN-UK project committee, chief editor of Orbit, and writes about Open Access for the Guardian Higher Education Network.

Who is this session for?   Postgraduates, academics, research staff and anyone else interested in Open Access.
Presenter:   Martin Eve (OLH co-founder)
Venue:   Lecture Room, Radcliffe Humanities, Woodstock Road

Open Access: The Charity Open Access Fund - what researchers need to know
Friday 24 October, 11.30-12.30

This talk by Margaret Hurley (Wellcome Trust) is for researchers funded by Arthritis Research UK, Breast Cancer Campaign, the British Heart Foundation, Cancer Research UK, Leukaemia & Lymphoma Research and the Wellcome Trust.

Who is this sesson for?   Postgraduates, academics, research staff and anyone else interested in Open Access.
Presenter: Margaret Hurley (Wellcome Trust)
Venue: Cairns Library, John Radcliffe Hospital


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