From: Peter Morgan <pbm2@ca...> - 2006-08-16 11:51:48
Forwarded at the request of the organisers.
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Cambridge University Library
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The Early Bird registration for
OPEN SCHOLARSHIP 2006: NEW CHALLENGES FOR OPEN ACCESS REPOSITORIES
closes on the 31 August (£150) and the registration fee rises to £180 after that date.
This inaugural conference will be held at the University of Glasgow, Scotland, UK on 18-20 October 2006.
Open Scholarship 2006: New Challenges for Open Access Repositories is a companion European Conference to the OAI meetings at CERN in Geneva, and to the Nordic Scholarly Communication Conferences, and is aimed at Librarians, University Administrators, funders, academics and technical specialists.
Key themes will include:
* Repository Developments
* Added Value Services
* Quality Assessment
* Policies and Implementation
To register and for further information about the conference, including the programme go to: http://www.lib.gla.ac.uk/openscholarship
The conference will also provide an opportunity for posters to be submitted and displayed in a dedicated slot in the programme. Posters should address one of the themes of the conference and be no larger than 1m x 1m.
Further details about the poster session, including the list of themes is available at http://www.lib.gla.ac.uk/openscholarship/posters.shtml
The organising committee gratefully acknowledges our sponsors: JISC, LIBER, SHERPA, SHERPA-LEAP, Ex Libris, SURF, EPrints.org, SPARC Europe, OSI, Thomson Scientific, Proquest and Biomed Central.
For further information please contact us at openscholarship@...
We look forward to seeing you in Glasgow in October,
The Organising Committee,
Open Scholarship 2006
Paul Ayris, MA, Ph.D.
Director of UCL Library Services and UCL Copyright Officer
UCL (University College London)
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