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Open Scholarship 2006:

New Challenges
for Open Access Repositories

The University of Glasgow 18-20 October 2006
 Photo: University of Glasgow Tower


Welcome (and Thank You)

Our thanks to everyone who attended Open Scholarship 2006 here in Glasgow and who helped to make it a success. We hope that you found it as useful and as interesting as we did.

Conference Presentations and Posters

Presentations are listed in the Programme >>

The conference posters, presentations and other material are being added to the Open Scholarship 2006 collection held in the Glasgow DSpace Service.

Open Scholarship Presentations and Posters >>

About OS 2006

Open Scholarship 2006: New Challenges for Open Access Repositories is a companion European Conference to the OAI meetings at CERN in Geneva, and to the Nordic Scholarly Communication Conferences in Lund, Sweden, and is aimed at Librarians, University Administrators, funders, academics and technical specialists.

Open access and the development of OA repositories are transforming scholarship and bringing new opportunities and challenges for researchers, librarians and publishers.

This pan-European conference will focussed on the range of new challenges and opportunities faced by open access repositories. In addition to tutorial sessions on advocacy and policy issues as well as functionality and software issues, OS 2006 addressed key themes presented by many leading European practitioners in the field of Open Access.

Key Themes

Key themes included:

  • Repository Developments
  • Added Value Services
  • Quality Assessment
  • Policies and Implementation
  • Sustainability

Further information

If you have any further queries about the conference please contact us at openscholarship@lib.gla.ac.uk

Queries about accommodation and registration should also be sent to openscholarship@lib.gla.ac.uk