Open Access: the impact for libraries and librarians

Bill Hubbard of CRC briefing the audience on the background to Open Access

10th December 2010

Wren Room, RIBA, 66 Portland Place, London, W1B 1AD

Many librarians are aware of open access but do not have time to keep up date with developments. This free one day conference brings together speakers who will address a range of issues and demonstrate how librarians can respond to them. This event is aimed at those working in higher education and research libraries. Booking for this event has now closed, but to be added to a waiting list please contact the RSP helpdesk - details below.


Time Description More info.
09:30 Registration & refreshments  
10:00 Background to Open Access – Bill Hubbard, Centre for Research Communications, University of Nottingham Download
10:30 Economic case for Open Access – Alma Swan, Key Perspectives Ltd Download
11:10 Tea & Coffee  
11:40 Open Access: a publisher perspective – Wim van der Stelt, Executive Vice President Corporate Strategy, Springer Download
12:10 Case Study of an integrated institutional approach to research management and Open Access repository – Susan Ashworth, Assistant Director, Library, University of Glasgow Download
12:50 Lunch  
13:50 Funder Open Access policies: the Wellcome Trust – Dave Carr, Policy Adviser, the Wellcome Trust Download
14:30 Institutional funding for Open Access publishing – Chris Middleton, Head of Academic Services, University of Nottingham Download
15:00 Tea & Coffee  
15:25 Repository management: a new professional role for librarians – Jackie Wickham, Centre for Research Communications, University of Nottingham Download
15:40 University and Research Libraries in Europe - Working towards Open Access – Paul Ayris, Library Director, University College, London Download
16:20 Summary & final comments – Bill Hubbard, Centre for Research Communications, University of Nottingham Download
16:30 Close  


For further information contact Jackie Wickham, telephone: 0115 846 6389.

Alternatively, email RSP Support or phone 0845 257 6860.