Research in the Open: How Mandates Work in Practice

29th March 2009 - 29th May 2009

Wren Room, Royal Institute of British Architects, London

The meeting will be an opportunity to investigate the way that mandatesare working, what policies and processes can improve this, how mandatescan become embedded within the research cycle, and reflect on their currentand future impact.The event is aimed at institutional managers, senior librarians, research funders,repository managers, publishers, learned societies and academic researchers.Places are free but limited, so please book early.


Friday, 29th May 2009

Time Description More info.
09:20 Registration (Coffee & Tea)  
09:50 Introduction & Day Overview – Stephane Goldstein, Research Information Network  
10:00 Funder Mandates – Robert Kiley, Wellcome Trust Download
10:30 Research Councils UK – Astrid Wissenburg, ESRC Download
11:00 Coffee & Tea  
11:15 UKPubMed Central – Paul Davey, Engagement Manager, UKPubMed Central Download
11:45 PEER - Pioneering collaboration between publishers, repositories and researchers – Julia Wallace Download
12:15 Economic Implications of Alternative Scholarly Publishing Models, also Loughborough University's Institutional Mandate – Charles Oppenheim, Head of Department and Professor of Information Science, Loughborough University Download
12:45 Lunch & Poster on the Impact of the Wellcome Trust Mandate Download
13:45 Institutional Mandates – Paul Ayris, University College London Download
14:15 HEFCE – Paul Hubbard, Head of Research Policy, HEFCE Download
14:45 Coffee & Tea  
15:00 Institutional Policies and Processes for Mandate Compliance – Bill Hubbard, SHERPA, University of Nottingham Download
15:30 Panel/Plenary Discussion  
16:00 Close  


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