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Wed 24 Oct 2018
12:00 - 12:45

Venue: Office of Scholarly Communication Online Webinar

Provided by: Office of Scholarly Communication


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Scholarly Communication Update 2018 (Webinar)

Wed 24 Oct 2018


What's new in scholarly communication for 2018?

The world of scholarly communication and research support is a fast moving one. Many different external developments can influence local practices but the speed can make it hard to keep up. Join the OSC for this short and accessible webinar which outlines some of the key developments in the scholarly communication landscape over the last year including the launch of Plan S, the breakdown of negotiations with Elsevier in Europe and the current copyright lawsuits against ResearchGate.

The webinar will be delivered live and a recording will be made available. If you are unable to make the live session but would like access to the recording please register as normal.

Target audience

Target audience:

  • Cambridge University Librarians
  • Further details regarding eligibility criteria are available

Number of sessions: 1

# Date Time Venue Trainer
1 Wed 24 Oct 2018   12:00 - 12:45 12:00 - 12:45 Office of Scholarly Communication Online Webinar Claire Sewell
Topics covered
  • Plan S
  • The cancellation of Elsevier subscriptions in Germany and Sweden
  • ResearchGate and copyright
  • The issue of SciHub
  • To develop an understanding of the latest developments in the scholarly communication landscape


System requirements

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


Part of the Supporting Researchers in the 21st Century programme.


One session of 45 minutes - 30 minute presentation and 15 minutes for questions


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