Monday 19 September 2016

Open Access, Open Action Seminar Programme

HSE Dr. Steevens’ Library in conjunction with Health Research Board is hosting a half day seminar on

Wednesday 26th October 2016 at 10.00am

in HRB, Grattan House, 67-72 Lower Mount Street, Dublin 2


 9.30-10.00       Registration

10.00- 10.05    Welcome and Opening Remarks

10.05 - 10.25   Open Access Publishing; an editor’s perspective

Dr. Kevin Lalor, Head of School of Languages, Law and Social Sciences, Dublin Institute of Technology

10.25 – 10.45 LENUS & Departments of Public Health - Working collaboratively towards an Open Access Repository

Dr. Judy Cronin, Health Informatics Manager, Dept. of Public Health, Health & Wellbeing Division HSE

10.45-11.05     Improving Open Access Policy Implementation

Dr. Patricia Clarke, Programme Manager for Policy and EU, Health Research Board

11.05 -11.25    Tea & Coffee Served

11.25 – 11.45 HEAR – Health Evidence Awareness Report – An Open Access Initiative

Marie Carrigan, Acting Library Manager, St. Luke’s Radiation Oncology Network

11.45 – 12.05  “Taking the plunge with Plum Analytics”

Aoife Lawton, Systems Librarian, Dr. Steevens Library, Health Service Executive

12.05 – 12.15 Open Access and Open Data in Ireland – an update

Louise Farragher, Information Specialist, Evidence Centre, Health Research Board

12.15 – 12.45 Q & A Discussion

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Friday 26 August 2016

Date for your diary – 26th October 2016
Open Access – Open for Action
This half-day seminar is part of International Open Access Week, a global event, bringing greater awareness of open access publishing and sharing best practice in discovery of open access research.
Co-hosted by Dr. Steevens’ Library and the Health Research Board 

Date:                         Wednesday, 26th October, 2016, 10.00am – 1.30pm
Venue:                      HRB, Grattan House, 67-72 Lower Mount Street, Dublin 2

This seminar aims to:
      Share best practice in open access publication in Ireland
      Convey the importance of open access publication from the perspective of a range of stakeholders, such as editors, researchers, librarians and the public

Who should attend?
Health and social care professionals interested in research dissemination and impact.  Librarians and repository managers, researchers, Irish publishers, and anyone else interested in open access.

Programme: TBA
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