Open Access Week Day 2

Some really interesting presentations yesterday including a talk from Exeter’s Michael Wykes (Policy, Impact and Performance Manager, Research & Knowledge Transfer) on Open Access and the REF. This was followed by Brian Kelly with a presentation on Open Practices for the Connected Researcher. I personally learnt quite a lot from both of these sessions and judging from feedback, so did others who attended. I now know much more about sharing materials in muliple formats and a variety of places, e.g., SlideShare, which we will definitely be using to share our presentations, and Topsy which analyses your tweets. Much, much more but have to prepare for day 3 and a talk by me at 9.30.

Do follow the day,s events at #oaex and try to come along to our sessions today – Alma Swan at 12, Research Speed Updating at 2pm and Cameron Neylon at 3.30 followed by our Happy Hour (alcohol will be available!).

Posted under Open Access, Training

This post was written by Jill Evans on October 24, 2012

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Open Access Week underway!

Day one of our Open Access Week schedule went as planned, kicked off by the Open Access Cafe and competition announcement.  Sessions have so far had really good feedback.  Mark Hahnel and Mark Thorley were our star speakers yesterday Рboth sessions have been recorded and will be put online asap.

In addition to sessions throughout the day we have a stall in the new Forum area where there are lots of freebies and promotional materials available. Our friendly PGRs are there all day to help with queries.

Have to dash to set up first session but we will be blogging and tweeting news and updates as much as possible this week.

Posted under Advocacy and Governance, Open Access, Training

This post was written by Jill Evans on October 23, 2012

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Advocacy and the DAF – new Open Exeter case study

Readers may be interested in a new case study describing how the Open Exeter team promoted our online DAF survey. The survey attracted 284 responses, a very respectable response rate which we feel is a result of the advocacy and promotional work carried out before and during the survey. You can read or download the survey from our repository: http://hdl.handle.net/10036/3754

Posted under Advocacy and Governance, Case studies, Online survey

This post was written by Jill Evans on September 26, 2012

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