Prof Ginny Barbour: The Changing Publishing Landscape & the drivers for change (Read & publish deals, Plan S)

Course description

Flinders University Library is pleased to be hosting Professor Ginny Barbour, Director of the Australasian Open Access Strategy Group (AOASG).

Professor Barbour’s presentation will cover:

  • Overview of international trends in scholarly publishing
  • Pre-prints and the citation advantage
  • What are Read & publish deals, Plan S, open data and more.

AOASG is a national leader in open access scholarly communications particularly in advocacy, collaboration, and building capacity with Australian and New Zealand to advance open access. Professor Barbour has a distinguished career in publishing and academia in addition to her internationally renowned open access advocacy work. She is the former Chair of the Committee on Publication Ethics, former Chief Editor of PLOS Medicine, former Medicine and Biology Editorial Director PLOS and former Medicine Editorial Director PLOS and former Senior Editor of the Lancet.

Please stay for morning tea from 10.30 - 11am.

Type of course

Information Session

Who should attend

  • All researchers actively publishing
  • Established researchers, ECRs, HDRs, students, research support staff

What you will learn

  • Overview of international trends in scholarly publishing
  • Pre prints and the citation advantage
  • What are Read & publish deals, Plan S, open data and more

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