Open Scholarship 06 (fwd)

From: Stevan Harnad <harnad_at_ecs.soton.ac.uk>
Date: Wed, 16 Aug 2006 12:31:20 +0100

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Date: Wed, 16 Aug 2006 12:24:11 +0100
From: Neil Jacobs <n.jacobs-AT-JISC.AC.UK>
To: JISC-REPOSITORIES-AT-JISCMAIL.AC.UK
Subject: Open Scholarship 06

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Dear Colleagues,

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
    * Sustainability

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.

For further information please contact us at openscholarship-AT-lib.gla.ac.uk

We look forward to seeing you in Glasgow in October,

The Organising Committee,
Open Scholarship 2006

-- 
Neil Jacobs <n.jacobs-AT-jisc.ac.uk>
JISC Executive, Beacon House, Queens Road, Bristol, BS8 1QU
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