Jisc Digifest 2016 – Open Access / Scholarly Communications Content

Last week our annual Digital festival – now in its third year – took place over 2 days in Birmingham with over 1,000 delegates attending the event either in person or participating online. If you were one of those I hope you enjoyed it.

Below is a link to the respective Open Access / scholarly communications session presentations.

I hope you find them useful!

Session title: Jisc OA services to support the article lifecycle, and their international connections

Speaker: Neil Jacobs, head of scholarly communications support, Jisc


Session title: How OA compliant is your institution

Speakers: Azhar Hussain, Steve Byford and Balviar Notay – scholarly communications services managers; Frank Manista, senior open access support coordinator, all Jisc; John Salter, University of Leeds


Session title: The future for open access monographs: collaboration and best practice

Speakers: Caren Milloy, deputy director, Jisc Collections; Eelco Ferwerda, director, OAPEN Foundation


Session title: The challenge of international open access: sustaining services

Speakers: Neil Jacobs, head of scholarly communications support, Jisc; Rob Johnson, director, Research Consulting


Session title: Unpicking the open access lock: supporting institutions with implementation

Speakers: Helen Blanchett, subject specialist (scholarly communications), Angela Hilton, scholarly communications services manager, Hannah DeGroff, open access support coordinator, all Jisc; Rowena Rouse, scholarly communications manager, Oxford Brookes University; Rob Johnson, founder and director, Research Consulting; Dominic Tate, scholarly communications manager, University of Edinburgh


Session title: The value of Jisc Collections negotiations

Speaker: Liam Earney, director, Jisc Collections


Session title: Universities as e-textbook publishers

Speakers: Vivien Ward, project manager, Jisc; Jacky MacMillan, head of educational development unit, University of the Highlands and Islands


Session title: Making sense of scholarly communications data

Speaker: Katie Shamash, scholarly communications analyst, Jisc


Session title: Using OA policy schema

Speakers: Mafalda Picarra, project officer (PASTEUR4OA); Bill Hubbard, director of the Centre for Research Communications – both Jisc


The full content from the two days can be found here

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