[Irtalk] Reminder - OAI8 Workshop in Geneva, 19-21 June 2013

Elsabe Olivier Elsabe.Olivier at up.ac.za
Mon May 6 07:18:56 SAST 2013

Dear Colleagues
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. The Programme can be found at
There are six plenary sessions on:Technical developments Metrics
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 Metrics Metadata for the
Research Lifecycle

Five Breakout Groups have been arranged so far for group
discussions:Altmetrics Open Access Policy developments How to make your
university a monograph publisher Open Annotations Gold Open Access

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
http://indico.cern.ch/internalPage.py?pageId=7&confId=211600) looks
forward to meeting you all in Geneva in June.
Paul Ayris, Chair of the OAI8 Organising Committee
Jean-Blaise Claivaz
Coordinateur documents numériques
Bibliothèque de l’Université de Genève
CODIS - Service de coordination
Rue Général-Dufour 24
1211 Genève 4 - SUISSE
Tél. +41 (0)22 379 72 92
Jean-Blaise.Claivaz at unige.ch
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