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.
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We look forward to seeing you in Glasgow in October,
The Organising Committee,
Open Scholarship 2006
Director of Libraries,
+46 46 222 92 03, +46 (0)70 217 70 28
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