Open-Access Advocacy

University of Bradford

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Tue, 25th Nov 2014 - 1:00pm to 4:30pm

ARLG Yorkshire & Humberside present an introduction to advocating for Open Access in your institution, with Charles Oppenheim.

35 places, at £15 plus VAT.

To book a place, please email Jennifer Rowland [ ]with your details:


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Please note that lunch is not included.


1.00: Arrivals 
1.15-2.15: The importance of Open Access for academic libraries: Charles Oppenheim
 2.15-3.00: Advocating Open Access: before, during and after HEFCE: Nick Sheppard and Jennie Wilson
3.00-3.15:  Tea 
3.15-4.00: OAWAL (Open Access Workflows for Academic Libraries): Graham Stone
4.00-4.30: Plenary discussion & action planning 
4.30:  Departures


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  • Nick Sheppard

    Leeds Beckett University

    Nick Sheppard is responsible for the repository and broader research management infrastructure at Leeds Beckett University (formerly Leeds Metropolitan).

  • Jennie Wilson

    Leeds Beckett University

    Jennie Wilson is an Academic Librarian at Leeds Beckett.

  • Graham Stone

    University of Huddersfield

    Graham Stone is Information Resources Manager at the University of Huddersfield. He also manages the University Repository and University Press. Graham has been involved with a number of Jisc projects including Huddersfield Open Access Publishing and the OA best practice pathfinder project. He is co-author of OAWAL and TERMS (Techniques in E-Resources Management) with Jill Emery of Portland State University. OAWAL [ ] is an attempt to create an openly accessible resource for librarians working on the management of open access workflows. We have developed 6 areas of focus for workflow management: advocacy, workflows, standards, the Library as Publisher, Creative Commons and discoverability.

University of Bradford

Richmond Road
BD7 1DP Bradford

United Kingdom

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