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Open Access publishing Plant Sciences Group 

Published on
March 3, 2017

The Library and the Plant Sciences Group would like to invite you to a meeting on Open Access publishing. The meetings will be held in Radix on 13 March, 27 March, 3 April and 10 April.

Open Access publishing: Explore your options

Funding organisations are now mandating that researchers publish Open Access for projects they fund. To help its researchers in this endeavour, Wageningen University & Research has made pre-paid agreements for OA with many publishers. Hear about the different options you have to publish peer-reviewed articles Open Access. WUR Library will give you the latest information on OA issues relevant for PSG staff and PhD candidates.

 The meeting will be repeated 4 times  to give everyone the opportunity to join.

Programme

• What is Open Access? Green, gold and hybrid
• Pros and Cons of Open Access Publishing
• Requirements from research funding organizations
• How to choose a suitable Open Access option?
• Where can I get funding for Open Access publishing?
• Quality of Open Access journals and predatory publishers
• Open Access options for Plant Sciences Group journals

Dates:
Monday, 13 March, 12:30-13:30: Radix W 0.1/0.2. Please sign up before Friday 10 March.

Monday, 27 March, 12:30-13:30: Radix W 0.1/0.2. Please sign up before Friday 24 March.

Monday, 3 April, 12:30-13:30: Radix W 0.1/0.2/0.3. Please sign up before Friday 31 March.

Monday, 10 April, 12:30-13:30: Radix W 0.1/0.2. Please sign up before Friday 7 April.

Please sign up at msu.library@wur.nl , Subject ‘OA publishing’. Please let us know the date you'll attend.