12 October 2017

Untangling Academic Publishing: Scottish launch for OA Week

St Andrews University Library is delighted to host the Scottish Launch of Untangling Academic Publishing during Open Access Week - the event is open to all, discussion encouraged!

>Please contact libraryoffice@st-andrews.ac.uk if you wish to attend.

Untangling Academic Publishing: Launch and Discussion about the past and future of academic publishing

A University Library event for Open Access Week

Tuesday 24 October, 16.00-18.30 - Arts Lecture Theatre (No.31 on the map)

Presentation: Professor Aileen Fyfe, School of History, lead author of the briefing paper ‘Untangling Academic Publishing’, will explain some of the biggest changes in academic publishing over the last 60 years.

Panel Discussion: the talk will be followed by a discussion of possible futures.
Professor Fyfe will be in conversation with Professor Stephen Curry,  Imperial College London and Professor Martin Kretschmer, University of Glasgow.

Presentation and panel discussion will be followed by a wine reception.


Fyfe et al. Briefing paper. http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.546100

Untangling academic publishing: a history of the relationship between commercial interests, academic prestige and the circulation of research. Fyfe, A, Coate, K, Curry, S, Lawson, S, Moxham, N & Rostvik, CM. (2017). http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.546100

This free event is open to all members of the University, wider academic community and to the public.

Please RSVP to libraryoffice@st-andrews.ac.uk by Wednesday, 18th October if you wish to attend. 

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