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Digital Science Webinar: Fostering Open Access – Drivers and Motivations

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posted on 2017-10-30, 17:05 authored by Digital ScienceDigital Science, Team SymplecticTeam Symplectic

This is a recording of a Digital Science thought leadership webinar that was held on October 26th 2017.

Join our expert panel as they explore the global drivers for open access that have impacted their priorities in developing infrastructure and support systems. Learn about their experiences in catalysing open access at their institution.

You will learn about:

  • Drivers influencing open access activities across different institutions and countries.

  • Strategies used at these institutions to engage researchers and manage open access activities.

  • The impact of ‘compliance’ driven approaches such as funder policies on open access activities.

  • The challenges in managing open access activities on a large scale.

  • The opportunities to expand and/or enhance open access activities in the future.

Thought leaders speaking on the webinar:

  • Kate Byrne, Symplectic

  • Gail McMillan, Director of Scholarly Communications, Virginia Tech Dr.

  • Arthur Smith, Open Access Service Manager, Cambridge UK

  • Sally Rumsey, Head of Scholarly Communications & Data Management, Oxford

To view all our previous recordings from our Digital Science thought leadership series follow this link: