OA Seminar 2014
Wednesday 29 October 2014, 2.00 – 3.30 pm
PDFs of the presentations can be viewed and downloaded at the links below.
Caroline Edwards, Department of English and Humanities
Dr Caroline Edwards outlines the rapidly changing landscape of open access publishing in 2014, as humanities research moves into a new era of open access, scholarly connectivity, and transformative peer review practices. Caroline describes the Open Library of Humanities (OLH), an international publishing project which she co-directs from Birkbeck, and considers what academics can do to ensure that such change is informed by non-profit, community-driven initiatives.
Stephen Frosh, Pro Vice Master for Research
Professor Stephen Frosh discusses REF 2020 developments, including HEFCE’s requirements for open access to the research outputs in the College’s REF submission.
Paul Rigg, E-Services Team, Library and Media Services
Paul Rigg outlines the key principles behind BIROn; what it is, what it can offer and how to use it to meet the requirements of funder, HEFCE and College policies on open access.