Keynote for January UK OA Meeting in Southampton 25-26 January Stevan Harnad 09 Jan 2005 17:23 UTC

    ** Apologies for Cross-Posting **

At the 2-day workshop on UK institutional OA self-archiving

    Open Access Institutional Repositories (OA IRs):
    Leadership, Direction and Launch
    Southampton University 25-26 January 2005

the keynote speaker (Day 2) will be Robert Campbell, President of Blackwell

followed by Stephane Goldstein, policy and support manager of Research
Councils UK (RCUK)

and 8 other speakers reporting the dynamic developments in institutional
self-archiving currently under way in the UK.

(Day 1 will be a tutorial and showcase on successful UK OA archives
and institutional self-archiving policies and procedures.)

For further details contact Steve Hitchcock
or Leslie Carr


Please note also that one month later, on 28 February - 1 March,
Southampton University, with support from JISC, will also be hosting Berlin 3

the sequel to Berlin 2, on implementing the Berlin Declaration on Open Access


    ROBERT CAMPBELL joined Blackwell Science with a degree in Zoology from
    Aberdeen University in 1968, and became Editorial Director in 1978,
    Managing Director in 1987 and President of Blackwell Publishing in
    2001. Bob is the author or co-author of three books on publishing
    and a range of some 50 articles and has an honorary doctorate from
    Oxford Brookes University. He has always been interested in new
    technology and copyright, which led to him being Chairman of the
    Adonis Consortium throughout the 1980s. He is Past Chairman of the
    STM Association and is currently Chairman of the Trustees of the
    International Network for the Availability of Scientific Publications
    (INASP), Treasurer of CrossRef, a member of Council of the Publishers
    Association and the Joint Information Systems Committee (JISC), on
    the board of the Publishers Licensing Society and on the editorial
    boards of Scholarly Publishing and Scholarly Communications Report.