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== Journal Management & Open Access – tools and best practice. A practical workshop on how to create and manage your open access journal successfully.

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Time & place: 4-5 March, Copenhagen Business School, Copenhagen.

Target groups: journal managers/editors, journal hosts/publishers

Cost: Free

Last registration date: 25th February. Register here

Thursday 4th of March 12.30 – 17.00. A "hands on" tour of the OJS software: the editorial process, configuration options, and customization tips.

Friday 5th 09.00-17:00 Creating and Managing Open Access Journals
This interactive workshop covers:
• Determining the scope, name, editorial board and governance structure, review process format/style and layout for the journal
• Developing policies, procedures, and instructions for authors
• Options for web hosting, journal management, backup, and web development
• Estimating the resource requirements for operating the journal and developing a business plan and financing options to address those requirements
• Considerations in developing partnerships with academic libraries, university presses and/or working with professional publishers and other consultants/partners
• Indexing, archiving and dissemination issues in developing a new journal or enhancing access to an existing journal
• Preparing for launching the journal, including obtaining initial content, developing a reviewer pool, marketing and publicizing the journal
• Ensuring visibility through marketing and the creation of multiple entry points to your journal

The workshop will consist of lectures combined with small group discussions under the direction of the faculty conceptualizing and designing a journal. Participants are provided with a series of forms, checklists and other written decision aides to use in working though the process of designing their journal and planning its implementation.

Workshop leaders:

David Solomon, PhD is a Professor of Medicine with a joint appointment in the Office of Medical Education Research and Development at Michigan State University. Trained as an educational psychologist he has over 20 years of experience in curriculum development, instructional design and evaluation in medical education. Dr. Solomon is the founding editor of Medical Education Online, an OA journal that has been in operation since April 1996. He has published widely on various topics in open access publishing and authored "Developing Open Access Journals: A practical guide", published by Chandos Publishing (Oxford) Limited that covers much of the material that will be contained in the workshop. He is one of the founders of the Open Access Scholarly Publishers Assocation, OASPA, and a Board Member of the same.

Caroline Sutton, PhD is one of the founding partners of Co-Action Publishing, an open access publishing house and an initiator behind OpenAccessSolutions.com, a portal of services for small publishing operations. Dr. Sutton worked for several years for a major international publishing house managing approximately 30 journals in the HSS and STM areas before forming Co-Action Publishing with her partners. Dr. Sutton is currently working on a project funded by the Swedish Royal Library to develop a best practices guide to open access journal publishing. She is a member of the Lund University Library Board and a member of the Advisory Board for Linköping University Press, Sweden; in addition to being one of the founders of the Open Access Scholarly Publishers Association, OASPA and President of the same.

Jan Erik Frantsvåg is an economist currently working with Open Access at the University Library of Tromsø. He has worked for a number of years in banking, but since 1993 he has worked at the University of Tromsø in various administrative positions. He has interested himself in the economics of online science publishing (now Open Access publishing) since 1995, and has been looking into business models for Open Access publishing in NOAP, a project financed by Nordbib. He is also currently head of NORA - Norwegian Open Research Archives.

Kurt Mathiesen, Copenhagen Business School Library. Manages the Copenhagen Business School electronic journals hosting service, using the Open Journal Systems software.

Program

09:00 – 10:00 Registration/coffee

10:00 – 10:20 Welcome - NOAP introduction – Jörgen Eriksson, Lund University Libraries

10:20 – 11: 00 Business issues: How could we finance OA Journals – and how do we finance them? – Jan Erik Frantsvåg, The University Library of Tromsø

11:00 – 13:00 Case studies

11:00 - 11:15 Overview – Jörgen Eriksson

11:15 – 12:00 Challenges and adaptations in journal publishing in the Humanities: a publisher’s view – Marianne Alenius & Niels Stern, Museum Tusculanum Press

12:00 – 12:30 Bergen Open Access Publishing: the university library as a publisher/host – Ingrid Cutler, Bergen University Library

12:30 – 13:00 Hosting at Linköping University Press: experiences with five OA journals – David Lawrence, Linköping University Press

13:00 – 14:00 Lunch

14:00 – 14:30 Journal support tools. The best practices guide for Open Access Journals – Caroline Sutton, co-action publishing

14:30 – 15:00 Journal support tools. The PKP Project, Open Journal Systems in the Nordic countries – Kurt Mathiesen, Copenhagen Business School

15:00 – 15:30 Coffee break

15:30 – 15:45 Copyright. Scientific Publishing and the Distribution of Intellectual Property Rights – Ingegerd Rabow, Lund University Libraries

15. 45 – 16.00 Electronic publication of research-related common knowledge – Erik Sandewall, Linköping University

16:00 – 16:45 Nordic Journal Funders and Open Access. Rune Rambæk Schjølberg, Norges forskningsråd. Karen Skovgaard-Petersen, Det Frie Forskningsråd | Kultur og Kommunikation (FKK)(Dk). Anneli Fröjd, Vetenskapsrådet

16:45 – 17:00 Summing up – Jörgen Eriksson

Contact: Jörgen Eriksson, Project manager NOAP
jorgen.eriksson@lub.lu.se


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