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Open Journals: Possibilities in Publishing

Open Journals: Possibilities in Publishing Online

This session will have two talks from two different experiences with an Open Journals Service.

Publish or perish: what contribution can an open journal service offer in the academic publishing market: Cath Dishman, Open Access and Digital Scholarship Librarian, Liverpool John Moores Unviersity
After a successful pilot using the Open Journals System (OJS) Liverpool John Moores University launched its open journals service, managed by Library Services. From small beginnings the service is growing and expanding into the sphere of academic journals. With the increasing pressure to publish and make work open access what role can a university open journals service play in supporting that goal?
The Essex Student Journal – a diamond open access journal run by students, for students: Hannah Pyman, Scholarly Communication Co-ordinator and Dafni Kalatzi Pantera, Student Journal Editor and current PGR student within government department, Unversity of Essex
The Essex Student Journal is a diamond open access journal that was rebranded and relaunched by Library and Cultural Services in 2019. The journal’s aim is to be student focused, with students working as the Editor, completing peer review, and authoring all papers in the journal. Aiming to introduce Essex students to the publishing process, the Essex Student Journal provides invaluable opportunities to all of our students, from undergraduates to postgraduate researchers. In this presentation, we will introduce the Essex Student Journal and how it works, speak about some of the technical sides of running a student journal, and explain how we’re continuing to grow the Essex Student Journal through increasing engagement work.
Open Research Week is supported by the Institutional Strategic Support Fund (ISSF) awarded by The Wellcome Trust to the Faculty of Health and Life Sciences, University of Liverpool


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Tuesday, February 15, 2022
10:30am - 11:30am
Time Zone:
UK, Ireland, Lisbon Time (change)
This is an online event. Event URL will be sent via registration email.
  Academic     PGR     Postgraduate     Professional Services     Public     Undergraduate  
  Open Research Week  
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