Scholarship, publishing and the dissemination of research in the social sciences

Developments in policy, practice and technology are influencing change in the dissemination of academic research publications and other products of research. The Bodleian Library and Oxford University Research Archive (ORA) are sponsoring a series of events designed to stimulate debate at the University of Oxford on the issues surrounding changes in scholarly communications.

As part of this series, a seminar focused on new directions in the social sciences will be held at 12.15 p.m. on Monday, 29 November, in Seminar Room C, Second floor, Manor Road Building, Manor Road, Oxford. The seminar will end with open discussion and will finish by 1.30pm. All members of the University of Oxford are welcome.

Seminar title: New directions in scholarly communications in the social sciences

Speakers will be Prof Dave de Roure (Professor of e-Research and National Strategic Director for e-Social Science, OeRC), Dale Heenan (Economic & Social Research Council), and Neil Stewart (LSE Research Online, London School of Economics). The seminar will be chaired by Mr Richard Ovenden (Keeper of Special Collections and Associate Director, Bodleian Library).

To reserve a place contact sally.rumsey@bodleian.ox.ac.uk.

Join the debate on the Oxford Scholarly Communications Debate blog at http://oxscholcomms.blogspot.com/

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