“Moving Beyond Journals and APCs – Innovative Approaches to Open Access”

Wednesday 11th November 2015


Bute Building, Cardiff University, King Edward VII Avenue, Cardiff CF10 3NB

This timely event, held within Academic Book Week, will be a forum to discuss innovative Open Access academic publishing ventures. It is open to library staff and other interested people from HEIs in Wales and South-West England.

Speakers from Cardiff University will introduce the ambitions for Cardiff University Press, and invited speaker Dr Caroline Edwards will showcase the strategy behind the Open Library of Humanities. A structured discussion will then allow attendees to examine in more depth the new models and ideas put forward in the presentations.

A buffet lunch will be provided for registered attendees.  Please inform the organiser if you have any special dietary requirements.

Provisional programme

12.00pm-1.00pm  Buffet lunch and registration

1.00pm-1.15pm    Welcome and introduction to event – Janet Peters, Cardiff University

1.15pm-1.45pm    Presentation on the Open Library of Humanities – Dr Caroline Edwards,
Birkbeck, University of London

1.45pm- 2.15pm   Presentation on future ambitions for Cardiff University Press – Dr Paul
Bowman, Cardiff University

2.15pm-2.30pm    Questions for speakers

2.30pm-2.45pm    Break

2.45pm-3.20pm    Group discussions on institutional publishing issues

3.20pm-3.50pm    Group feedback and comments

3.50pm-4.00pm    Final reflections – Janet Peters, Cardiff University

Bookings via Eventbrite: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/moving-beyond-journals-and-apcs-innovative-approaches-to-open-access-tickets-19079287663

If you have any queries please contact Cardiff University Press: tel. 029 2087 0965, email CardiffUniversityPress@Cardiff.ac.uk , Twitter @CardiffUP