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The 8th Munin Conference on Scholarly Publishing 2013 - Entering the Next Stage

University Campus

Tromsø, NO

November 25, 2013 – November 26, 2013

The 8th Annual Munin Conference on Scholarly Publishing - Entering the Next Stage

The Munin conference is an annual conference on scholarly publishing, with an Open Access approach. This years' conference will be held 25-26 November 2013 at the University of Tromsø - The Arctic University of Norway.

This year's main topics will be:

  • Open Access mandates
  • Scholarly communication in the humanities and social sciences
  • Licensing

Registration has now been closed.

See the program here

 

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The 7th Munin Conference on Scientific Publishing 2012 – New Trends

University Campus

Tromsø, NO

November 22, 2012 – November 23, 2012

The 7th Annual Munin Conference on Scientific Publishing

The Munin conference is an annual conference on scientific publishing, with an Open Access approach. This years' conference will be held 22–23 November 2012 at the University of Tromsø, Norway.

This years key note speakers are John Willinsky and Damian Pattinson.

John Willinsky will also be holding a pre-conference workshop on the Open Monograph Press.

Publishers' session: Social Sciences Directory, Co-Action publishing, Elsevier and PLoS.

Presentations of their visions on how scholarly publishing will work in the future, and how they contribute to the realization of these visions.

Other topics:

Messages from researchers: by four of them, Open Access Funding, Open Access Key, Sharing of research data.

See the program here.

The conference will be held at Auditorium 2, House 1 in Teorifagsbygget.

The conference language will be English.

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The 6th Munin conference 2011 – Enhancing publications

University of Tromsø Campus

Tromsø, NO

November 22, 2011 – November 23, 2011

The Munin conference is an annual conference on scientific publishing, with an Open Access approach.

The duration of this year’s Munin conference will be over one and a half day and will take place at the University of Tromsø from the 22nd – 23rd of November.  The Munin Conference is hosted by the Library at the University of Tromsø. The conference is a meeting place for researchers, graduate students and library staff. This years conference, the 6th, has "Enhancing publications" as its theme. Among topics intended you will find:

  • Open access publishing
  • Open access to scientific data
  • New formats of scientific journals and scientific papers
  • The borderline between scientific publishing and impartment of knowledge
  • The peer review system

The 6th Munin conference 2011 have two key notes:

  • Martin Rasmussen, director of the Copernicus Publications in Göttingen. Mr Rasmussens lecture has the title “Ensuring Availability and Quality of Research Data through Open Access and Public Peer-Review”. The Coperincus Publications have done exciting things in this area in their own journal, Earth System Science Data (ESSD).
  • Cameron Neylon, Senior Scientist in Biomolecular Sciences at the Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC), UK. Mr Neylons lecture has the title “I need to publish more and read less! How new platforms will enable you to publish more effectively while reducing information overload”. Amongst other things, Neylon will discuss how modern communication technology can be used to make a researchers’ day more efficient.

There will be more interesting lectures and presenters hosting the conference. See the program here

The registration will be open untill the 11th of November 2011 and can be done here

The conference will be held at Auditorium 2, House 1 in Teorifagsbygget

We look forward to meeting you in Tromsø!

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MC5 2010: Open Access - The Competitive Advantage

University of Tromsø

Tromsø, NO

November 25, 2010 – November 25, 2010

The 5th Munin Conference looks at the economics of Open Access in a broad sense.

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