Open Access Event

Bangor University Library and Archives would like to invite you to a free event on 24 October, Main Arts Terrace Conference Room 3. Guest speakers include Phil Sykes, University Librarian at Liverpool University and member of the Open Access Implementation Group, who will be delivering an overview of developments in Open Access publishing. Also, Ben Ryan, senior manager of research outcomes at EPSRC, will be providing more detail on the RCUK policy on Open Access. Refreshments will be on offer. Please see the attached schedule.

12.30-1.30 - Registration and coffee.
13.00-1.30 - Introduction: Dr. Garry Reid, Director of Research and Enterprise ,and Sue Hodges, Director of Libraries and Archives.
13.30-14.00 - What's happening with Open Access?: Phil Sykes, University Librarian at the University of Liverpool, Open Access Implementation Group member and Research LIbraries UK Board.
14.00-14.30 - The RCUK Policy on Open Access, Ben Ryan, Senior Manager, Research Outcomes, ESPRC.
14.30-15.00 - Coffee and networking.
Drop-in Sessions:
15.00-15.30 - Access to Data: How can we support research data management, storage, curation and archiving. Discuss with the ESPRC Policy Framework on Research Data with Ben Ryan.
15.30- 16.00 - What does OA mean for the Humanities?: Challenges of moving to an open access model for monographs.
16.00-16.30 - Q&A on Open Access publication procedures and support at Bangor University. Find out more about Green and Gold options and the RCUK block grant.

To book your place at one or all of these sessions please contact c.a.roberts@bangor.ac.uk / 01248 383474

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