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Open Access: Publishing opportunities and hurdles

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Thursday 22 October 2015

VU Library invites all researchers to a talk by Virginia Barbour, Executive Officer of the Australasian Open Access Support Group, and a lively debate by a panel of VU researchers including Pro-Vice Chancellor (Research and Research Training) Professor Warren Payne.

Held within Open Access Week (19-25 October 2015), this short session will explore the opportunities and limitations of Open Access.

Session details

Thursday 22 October, Footscray Park Campus, Building A, Room A315
 

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Virginia Barbour

11.00am: Snakes and ladders: or how technology can help you win the publishing game

As academic publishing becomes complex (many new journals, new and more open ways of publishing, different models of dissemination and peer review), find out how to navigate the opportunities to help you win the publishing game.

Presenter: Virginia Barbour, Executive Officer, Australasian Open Access Support Group (AOASG)

11.45am: Break

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Professor Warren Payne

12.00pm: What is stopping Open Access?

A panel of VU researchers including Pro-Vice Chancellor (Research and Research Training) Professor Warren Payne, Dr Nir Eynon from the Institute of Sport, Exercise and Active Living (ISEAL) and Dr Xiao Su from the College of Health & Biomedicine will respond to this question and engender some lively debate.

12.30pm: Light refreshments

All research students and research staff are invited.

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22 October 2015, 11:00am to 12:30pm