In today’s scholarly communication environment, it’s easy to be heads down implementing various funder and government policy requirements on open access and research data management.
For all involved in academic research, no matter whether as a researcher, managing services to support research, or providing oversight and leadership, we all need to occasionally pause to take a broader look at what’s happening in the world of scholarly communications and open research. What are the current issues we, as a community, face in academic research, and what initiatives are currently in progress to help address them? How will the digital research environment look in five years time?
Jisc and CNI have a long tradition in running a joint conference exploring the current issues around scholarly communications. This partnership helps to bring unique insight and ideas from both sides of the Atlantic. This year the conference, entitled ‘International advances in digital scholarship’ aims to answer these questions posed above.
The event will address a number of themes including: sustainability of open access; tracking research and research metrics; analytics; research incentives and managing active research. For anyone involved in academic research, the conference aims to ensure those attending will have a horizon scan of the areas of disruption and key developments coming in the future.
The one day conference is on the 6 July at Wadham College, Oxford, with a drinks reception the evening before.