Information event on "Open Access and new forms of publishing in Economics, Social Sciences and the Humanities"

On 25 November 2013, the Scientific Staff Associations of D-MTEC (ScSt@MTEC) and D-GESS (ASST) together with ETH-Bibliothek would like to invite you to an information and discussion event about Open Access and scholarly publishing.

Monday 25 November 2013, 13.00 to 14.30
ETH Zurich, Building IFW, Haldeneggsteig 4, Room C 31

Organisers: ETH-Bibliothek, Associations of Scientific Staff at D-MTEC and D-GESS
Presenter: Barbara Hirschmann, E-Publishing Office, ETH-Bibliothek


  • Overview of the latest developments in scientific publishing
  • Possibilities, potentials and challenges of Open Access publishing
  • Open Access strategies of ETH Zurich and significant research funding organisations
  • Copyright issues that arise when concluding contracts with publishers or when making journal articles freely available on the Internet

The presentation will be held in English.

After the presentation there will be time for questions and discussions.

The following video (external link) by provides a thematic introduction to Open-Access.