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Workshop on Current Developments in Scholarly Communication

Date: 19th June 2013

Location: Geneva, Switzerland

The OAI8 Workshop on Current Developments in Scholarly Communication is taking place in the University of Geneva and in CERN, Geneva, on 19-21 June 2013.



There are six plenary sessions on:

Technical developments
Semantic Indexing
Research Data
Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences
Gold Open Access Infrastructures

The Tutorials, which start the Workshop, are devoted to:

Research Data Services
OJS, beyond editorial tradition
The NISO/OAI ResourceSync Synchronization Framework
Open Access Café 2013
Metadata for the Research Lifecycle
Five Breakout Groups have been arranged so far for group discussions:
Open Access Policy developments
How to make your university a monograph publisher
Open Annotations
Gold Open Access infrastructures

There will also be 20+ posters in the timetabled poster session.
OAI Workshops are prominent European OA events in the year in which they are held. Places are still available and registration is open at The OAI Workshops provide a space for all those interested in developments in Scholarly Communication to come together to learn from each other, to exchange ideas, and to hear papers from leading experts in the field.
The OAI Organising Committee (see looks forward to meeting you all in Geneva in June.
Paul Ayris, Chair of the OAI8 Organising Committee


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