What is the way forward for institutional journal publishing, in Norway and internationally? Will it still be possible to run scientific journals at a high level without APCs (Article Processing Charges), and can such journals be serious contenders to commercial open access journals?
Date and time: Friday October 29th 2021, 10.00-11.30 CEST
Per Pippin Aspaas holds a PhD in history and is an active researcher in fields such as early-modern history, cartography and Latin philology. Since 2009, he has worked at the University Library of UiT, The Arctic University of Norway, as head of research and publishing support. In this capacity, he is involved in various Open Science activities, such as: DataverseNO, the Munin Archive and Septentrio Academic Publishing. Along with colleagues from several Norwegian institutions he was assigned the task of writing a report suggesting a way forward for institutional publishing services in Norway. The report was published in June 2021.
Jeroen Bosman (@jeroenbosman) is a scholarly communications and geoscience librarian at Utrecht University Library. He is an expert in the field of open science and open access policy, practices and tools, as well as scholarly search engines and web search. His main interests are open access and open science in all academic fields, scientometrics and visualisation and innovation in scholarly communication. He is an avid advocate for open access, open science, Scholarly Commons and for experimenting with open alternatives.
Bianca Kramer (@MsPhelps) is a scholarly communication and biomedical librarian at Utrecht University Library, with a strong focus on open science policy and practice, open infrastructure and metadata. She investigates trends in innovations and tool usage across the research cycle in the project 101 Innovations in Scholarly Communication, with special attention to open scholarly infrastructure. Together with Jeroen Bosman, she researched and authored the report “Open Access Potential and Uptake in the Context of Plan S - A Partial Gap Analysis’ for cOAlitionS.
Kolstrup, G., P. P. Aspaas, A. Hansen, O.-J. Haugen, H. Karlstrøm og V. Røeggen (2021) Felles publiseringstjeneste i UH-sektoren. Rapport fra arbeidsgruppe utnevnt av UHRBibliotek. Universitets- og Høgskolerådet (Full text)
Bosman, Jeroen; Frantsvåg, Jan Erik; Kramer, Bianca; Langlais, Pierre-Carl; Proudman, Vanessa. The OA Diamond Journals Study. Part 1: Findings. (Full text) 2021.
Becerril, Arianna; Bjørnshauge, Lars; Bosman, Jeroen; Frantsvåg, Jan Erik; Kramer, Bianca; Langlais, Pierre-Carl; Mounier, Pierre; Proudman, Vanessa; Redhead, Claire; Torny, Didier. The OA Diamond Journals Study. Part 2: Recommendations. (Full text) 2021.
Adina Cassandra Granlund, firstname.lastname@example.org (UiT The Arctic University of Norway)
Leif Longva, email@example.com (UiT The Arctic University of Norway)
Kjetil Sletteland, firstname.lastname@example.org (Western Norway University of Applied Sciences)
Sondre Strandskog Arnesen, email@example.com (Western Norway University of Applied Sciences)
John David Didriksen, firstname.lastname@example.org (University of Stavanger)
Linda Johnsen, email@example.com (University of Stavanger)
As part of this year’s Open Access Week, several Norwegian academic libraries, together with RDA (Research Data Alliance) Norway, present a number of events with topics related to open publishing, open science and data sharing. All events are digital, and are open to anyone interested.