It will take place on 5 July at 9am, just before the official start of LIBER 2017 in Patras, Greece, and the aim will be to collect and discuss good practices and current issues and challenges related to Open Access and Open Data implementation today. We will focus primarily on four questions or conundrums:
- How can institutions engage more with researchers to enable more Open Access/Open Data sharing?
- How can we simplify the process of publishing Open Access/Open Data for researchers and/or administrators?
- How can institutions reward researchers for contributing more to Open Access/Open Data?
- How can institutions take more of lead in the dissemination of their research information?
Wanted: Your Story
In preparation for the workshop, we are looking for several examples of good practices to share in each of the four sessions. You will have the opportunity to tell your stories of practices that have worked, as well as challenges you are faced with.
These will be incorporated into the workshop, where you can speak to your progress as well as concerns. If you have an initiative you would like to submit for discussion please contact us by 20 May, and provide us with a title, a short description, and indicate which session your good practice best applies. Please send your suggestion to firstname.lastname@example.org
We look forward to facilitating an experience that will result in concrete takeaways to help you and others achieve greater Open Access to publications and Open Data in your institution or country.
This workshop is an opportunity to meet old friends and make new ones in the context of resolving common challenges together. LIBER and SPARC Europe invite you to join us!
You can sign up for the workshop and conference here.