Open Research Week 2022

Open Journals: Possibilities in Publishing

10:30am - 11:30am / Tuesday 15th February 2022
Type: Webinar / Category: Research
  • Admission: Online FREE
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Liverpool John Moores University launched its open journals service in 2016. From small beginnings, the service is growing and expanding. With the increasing pressure to publish and make work open access, what role can a university open journals service play in supporting that goal? Cath Dishman, Open Access and Digital Scholarship Librarian LJMU will be talking about her experiences in managing an open journals service.

The Essex Student Journal – a diamond open access journal run by students, for students:

The Journal’s aim is to be student focused with students working as the Editor, completing peer review, and authoring all the papers. In this presentation Hannah Pyman - Scholarly Communication Co-ordinator and Dafni Kalatzi Pantera - Student Journal Editor and current PGR student within the Government department, University of Essex, will introduce the Journal, how it works, speak about some of the technical issues and talk about how the journal is growing through increasing engagement work.