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UHMLG Spring Forum, Royal Society of Medicine, 28 February 2014

State of play—Open Access: extending access to the research literature

Confirmed speakers:

  • Dr Paul Ayris, Director of Library Services and Copyright Officer, UCL. An institutional approach to Open Access: developments at UCL
  • Professor Stephen Curry, Professor of Structural Biology, Imperial College London. Open Access - common good or uncommon danger?
  • Mark Thorley, Head of Science Information, Natural Environment Research Council. RCUK Policy on Open Access - where have we got to?
  • Alicia Wise, Director of Access and Policy, Elsevier. A publisher’s perspective on Open Access
  • Dr Catriona MacCallum, PLOS Advocacy Projects Manager and Consulting Editor, PLOS ONE. Open Access and emerging networks of Open Research
  • Dr Alma Swan, Director, SPARC Europe, Director, Key Perspectives Ltd. Open Access issues and challenges
  • Betsy Anagnostelis, Librarian, Royal Free Hospital Medical Library & Joint Academic Support Manager: Biomedicine, UCL Library Services. The Finch HE-NHS pilot: extending access to research publications for UK NHS staff

Presentations can be found here: 2014 Springforum Presentations

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