Library Seminar - Open Access publishing : Trends and opportunities for academics and researchers (26 Mar 2014 2:30 - 4pm)

The Library is pleased to invite Dr Anders Karlsson, Vice President, Global Academic Relations, ELSEVIER, to give a sharing seminar on the above topic. You are cordially invited to attend the seminar with details below :

Date : 26 March 2014 (Wednesday)
Time : 2:30 – 4 pm
Venue : Teaching & Learning Lab 1 (Research Enhancement Centre, 3/F, Library)
Target audience : Academic and research staff, postgraduate students

Please access the online form to register. Seats are available on a first-come-first-served basis.

About the seminar

Two topics will be presented :

1. Science publishing – Recent trends and implications for research

New opportunities for researchers to collaborate and share research, as well as to manage their research portfolio will be addressed. An introduction and overview to open access publishing and how Elsevier is working together with the research community will be given.

2. Innovation in science publishing and trends in open access and research data

This part of the seminar will discuss how tools, such as Mendeley, is providing new opportunities for researchers to collaborate and share research. An update of how Elsevier is working with open access publishing and the issue of sharing of research data will be given.

About the speaker

Dr Anders Karlsson is the Vice President, Global Academic Relations, at Elsevier. He works in a global team engaging with key academic and governmental stakeholders to support and strengthen their research and innovation capabilities. Dr Karlsson also holds an advisory position at the Institute of Academic Initiatives at Osaka University, Japan.


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