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Wed 19 Jun 2019
12:00 - 13:00

Venue: Office of Scholarly Communication Online Webinar

Provided by: Office of Scholarly Communication


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Mirror, Mirror: the Growth of Mirror Journals (for librarians)
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Wed 19 Jun 2019

Description

Solving the problem of Open Access or causing more trouble?

Open Access can be hard to understand at the best of times but one term that causes particular confusion is ‘mirror journals’. Promoted as one way of solving the problem of a lack of publisher interest in Open Access, these titles are appearing in every discipline but what are they?

Join the OSC for this information webinar to find out all about mirror journals, their history, the problems they can solve and those that they can potentially cause!

Target audience
  • Cambridge University Librarians
  • Further details regarding eligibility criteria are available
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Sessions

Number of sessions: 1

# Date Time Venue Trainer
1 Wed 19 Jun   12:00 - 13:00 12:00 - 13:00 Office of Scholarly Communication Online Webinar Claire Sewell
Topics covered
  • What are mirror journals and why are they needed?
  • How can they help solve the problems around Open Access?
  • What are the disadvantages of mirror journals?
Format

Online webinar

System requirements

Attendees will need access to a device with access to the internet and sound

Notes
  • A recording of the webinar will be made available after the event. If you are interested in receiving the link then please register for the webinar
  • Joining instructions will be issued to attendees prior to the event
Duration

One 45 minute webinar with time for questions

Theme
Supporting Researchers in the 21st Century

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