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Open Access Monographs in the Humanities and Social Sciences Conference

1 and 2 July 2013 - The British Library, London, UK

This two-day international conference, organized by JISC Collections, in partnership with OAPEN Foundation, is intended for all stakeholders in scholarly communications including European research funders, senior institutional managers, publishers, learned societies, librarians and researchers.

The conference aims to raise awareness of open access, to increase understanding of key challenges and to identify where international common policies and frameworks could support the adoption of open access monograph publishing in the humanities and social sciences.

Sponsored by the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO), the Austrian Science Fund (FWF), the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) and the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) and hosted by The British Library, this conference will be the first to tackle open access monographs in the humanities and social sciences head on.

Registration for this conference is free of charge. The final booking deadline is Friday, 21 June 2013. Please go to http://www.jisc-collections.ac.uk/JISC-Collections-events/oabooksconf/ for the full programme and online registration.