[Irtalk] Workshop on scholarly book publishing - OAPEN

Ina Smith Ina at assaf.org.za
Wed Aug 19 09:56:13 SAST 2015

Dear Colleagues

You are invited to this workshop on scholarly book publishing - important background for when you are a role player in the scholarly publishing environment.

It will be presented by Eelco Ferwerda, who is the Director of OAPEN (Open Access Publishing in European Networks)<http://www.oapen.org/>, and who is currently visiting SA.

Date: 24 August 2015 (Monday)
Time: 9:00 - 16:15

Venue: Sunnyside Park Hotel, Parktown<http://www.legacyhotels.co.za/en/hotels/sunnyside/hotel-contact/>
Please register: Complete the online form by 20 August at http://goo.gl/forms/FbdQr8osLU

Publishers, librarians, editors and others most welcome! Please feel free to forward this invitation to others who might be interested in attending.

Kind regards
ASSAf National Scholarly Book Publishers Forum
The National Scholarly Publishing Forum and the Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf) would like to invite National Scholarly Book Publishers to register to attend a workshop on Open Access for (Academic Books), to be held on Monday, 24 August 2015, Sunnyside Park Hotel, Princess of Wales Terrace, Parktown, South Africa.
Presenter: Eelco Ferwerda (Director: OAPEN)
The workshop will include discussions on:
- An overview of OA book publishing landscape
- OAPEN platforms and services
- Best practises for OA books
- Opportunities for South African publishers
Please register by 20 August 2015, through completing the following registration form<http://goo.gl/forms/FbdQr8osLU>.
Attached please find:

1)    Draft programme : we are looking for two volunteers to present us with a case study of their presses to be discussed and to showcase the South African challenges and progress.

2)    An information letter on OAPEN

We look forward to your response.


Susan Veldsman
Director: Scholarly Publishing Unit
Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf)

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