Open Scholarly Communication in Europe. Addressing the Coordination Problem

31.05. - 01.06.2018, Konferenz, Athen

The scholarly communication landscape in Europe experiences rapid changes with the development of Open Science. These changes are impacting stakeholders across several countries differently. Among many challenges the academic community is facing, a prominent one is how to efficiently coordinate research activities from multiple disciplines, based on different skills and organized in several countries. The OPERAS research infrastructure, with the Max Weber Stiftung as a core partner, approaches the coordination problem in a transition to Open Science context, particularly for the humanities and social sciences. OPERAS will hold its first conference on the topic of “Open Scholarly Communication in Europe. Addressing the Coordination Problem” from 31 May to 1 June 2018 in Athens, Greece. The conference is addressing all stakeholders involved in open scholarly communication activities: researchers, librarians, publishers, digital infrastructure managers, editors, research policy makers, and funders.

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