Information event on "Trends in Scholarly Publishing"
On 5 February, the ETH-Bibliothek and VMI would like to invite you to an information and discussion event about "Trends in Scholarly Publishing".
Tuesday 5 February, 17.00–17.30
ETH Zurich, main building, Auditorium HG D1.1
Organisers: ETH-Bibliothek and VMI (Verein des Mittelbaus der Informatik an der ETH Zürich)
Dr Arlette Piguet, Head of Customer Services, ETH-Bibliothek
Barbara Hirschmann, E-Publishing, ETH-Bibliothek
The presenters will provide an overview of the latest developments in scientific publishing. They will examine the possibilities, potential and challenges of Open Access publishing and explain the Open Access strategies of ETH Zurich and significant research funding organisations. They will also discuss legal issues that arise when concluding contracts with publishers or when making journal articles freely available on the Internet.
After the presentation there will be time for questions and discussions.