This event will be a forum to discuss the benefits and difficulties of Open Access academic publishing as an institution. It is open to library staff and other interested people from HEIs in Wales and South-West England.
Speakers from Cardiff University will discuss their new project, Cardiff University Press, and invited speaker Lara Speicher from UCL Press will compare and contrast the different models of Open Access publishing at HEIs.
This free event will take place on: Thursday 9th July 2015, 12.00-4.00pm, Bute Building, Cardiff University, King Edward VII Avenue, Cardiff CF10 3NB
12.00pm-1.00pm Buffet lunch and registration
1.00pm-1.15pm Welcome and introduction to event
1.15pm-1.45pm Presentation on comparative models of institutional publishing
1.45pm- 2.15pm Presentation on future ambitions for Cardiff University Press
2.15pm-2.30pm Break for tea/coffee
2.30pm-3.30pm Group discussions on institutional publishing issues
3.30pm-4.00pm Plenary session: group feedback and conclusions
Bookings are via EventBrite: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-institution-as-academic-publisher-tickets-17080535341
If you have any queries please contact Cardiff University Press: tel. 029 2087 0965, email CardiffUniversityPress@Cardiff.ac.uk , Twitter @CardiffUP