[EIFLoa] Reminder: Open Access Publishing with Open Journal System (OJS) - free online workshop
iryna.kuchma at eifl.net
Thu Oct 20 12:21:36 EEST 2011
*Open Access Publishing with Open Journal System (OJS)*
*Date:* Wednesday, October 26, 2011
*Duration:* 14:00 - 15:00 UK time (15:00 – 16:00 CEST)
*Registration is free, but required*. For login details please contact *
iryna.kuchma at eifl.net* stating your name, institution, country and EIFL role
(if you have one).
Are you interested in open access journal publishing? Would you like to know
more about how libraries can help open access journal publishers?
Open Journal System is a FOSS tool that allows you to do just that! There
are over 10,000 <http://pkp.sfu.ca/node/3946> OJS (Open Journal
around the world and we are continuing to see strong growth internationally,
with OJS being used for traditional journals, but also for reports, learning
management systems, courses, monographs, and more.
OJS is a software for the management of peer-review journals, created by the
Public Knowledge Project. OJS was designed to facilitate the development of
open access peer-reviewed publishing, providing the technical infrastructure
not only for the online presentation of journal articles, but also an entire
editorial management workflow, including article submission, multiple rounds
of peer-review, and indexing.
*Online Workshop Details*
The guest speakers will be:
- *Kevin Stranack, *Community Services and Learning Coordinator, Simon
Fraser University Library and Public Knowledge Project;
- *Hilton Gibson*, Systems Administrator, JS Gericke Library, and *Ina
Smith*, E-Research Repository Manager (SUNScholar), Library and
Information Service, University of Stellenbosch, South Africa;
- *Eleonora Dagienė*, Vilnius Gediminas Technical University.
Kevin Stranack will present a general introduction to the whys and hows of
OJS, while Hilton Gibson, Ina Smith and Eleonora Dagienė will present two
case studies and explain why they chose OJS and how easy it was to install
and customize. There will be time for questions and answers.
There will be an open access wiki for Questions and Answers about OJS. If
you have any questions please add them to the
*How to register*
To register your interest in attending the workshop, please email *
iryna.kuchma at eifl.net* as soon as possible with the following information:
- your name
- your email address
- your job title, country, and
- your EIFL role if you have one.
The session is open to anyone to attend but places are limited. If it is
oversubscribed, priority will be given to participants from EIFL partner
*How you participate*
Once your place is confirmed, you will receive a URL and password for the
All you will need is an internet-connected computer with sound (and maybe
headphones if you are in a busy room).
To check if your computer will be able to access the session successfully,
please go to: www.instantpresenter.com/systemtest
Please don't hesitate to contact us if you have any questions.
Dr Simon Ball
EIFL-FOSS Programme Manager
EIFL-OA Programme Manager
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