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Open Book Futures: Diary of events

An up-to-date list of events that the Copim community has organised and/or participated in as part of the Open Book Futures project.

Published onJun 30, 2023
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Events with contributions from the Open Book Futures team

Wherever possible, we have worked with presenters to make abstracts & presentations openly available via our Copim community on Zenodo.

Date

Type

Contribution title

Event title

Contributor(s)

Further details

8-14 Dec 2024

Talk

TBC

2nd Global Summit on Diamond Open Access: Centering Social Justice in Scholarly Communication to Advance Research as a Public Good

Janneke Adema

https://doasummit.uct.ac.za/programme

9-10 Dec 2024

Pre-Conference Workshop

2nd Global Summit on Diamond Open Access

Joe Deville, …

https://doasummit.uct.ac.za/programme & https://doasummit.uct.ac.za/sites/default/files/media/documents/doasummit_uct_ac_za/2642/doa-summit-programme-v2-1.pdf

24 Oct 2024

Webinar

Delivering Open Access for Books by Default: The role of community-led funding models and infrastructures

IOAP Webinar

Joe Deville, Tom Grady, Toby Steiner

tbd.

16-19 Jul 2024

Roundtable

Experimenting with academic knowledge production

11th quadrennial joint conference of EASST and 4S 

Janneke Adema, Simon Bowie, Rebekka Kiesewetter, Julien McHardy 

03

03 July 2024

Pre-Conference Workshop

Evaluating and Assessing Diamond Open Access Book Initiatives: Challenges and Opportunities

LIBER 2024

Kevin John Sanders, Niels Stern, Giulia Trentacosti, Joe Deville

https://liberconference.eu/workshop-10-evaluating-and-assessing-diamond-open-access-book-initiatives-challenges-and-opportunities/

19 June 2024

Panel

The Open Book Collective and Thoth: Bringing publishers, libraries and service providers together to establish a shared sustainable open ecosystem for books

OTESSA conference

Judith Fathallah, Livy Snyder, Lidia Uziel, Paula Kennedy, Toby Steiner

https://otessa.github.io/2024/jun19.html#session-18.3-addressing-inequities-sustaining-positive-change

5 June 2024

Presentation

Thoth Archiving Network: How institutional repositories can become involved in preserving long-form scholarship 

Open Repositories Conference 

Miranda Barnes

https://www.conftool.net/or2024/index.php?page=browseSessions&form_date=2024-06-05&presentations=show 

15 May 2024

Talk

TBC

School of Fine Art, History of Art and Cultural Studies, University of Leeds

Janneke Adema

1 May 2024

Panel/talk

Experiments in Radical Publishing Panel 

Sonic Screen Lab, London College of Communication, University of the Arts London 

Janneke Adema

Wednesday 1 May 5.00-6.30pm Lecture Theatre B https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/experiments-in-radical-publishing-tickets-884178350247  

25 April 2024

Workshop

How To Facilitate Horizontal Collaboration Between Community-Led Infrastructures for Equitable and Bibliodiverse Futures for Open Access Books?

OPERAS 2024 conference

Lucy Barnes, Rupert Gatti, Kevin Sanders, Niels Stern, Toby Steiner

https://operas-eu.org/news-and-events/calendar-2/programme/day-1-conference-programme/

18 Apr 2024

Webinar orkshop

Practical workshop on evaluating collective funding models for open access books

Jisc Webinar

Tom Grady & Kira Hopkins (co-organisers & facilitators)

https://www.eventsforce.net/jiscevents/frontend/reg/thome.csp?pageID=598003&eventID=2033 

9 & 10 Apr 2024

Conference presentation

Getting Out From the Back of the Sofa: Or, How to Achieve Sustainable Funding for Open Access Books 

UKSG 2024

Tom Grady (WP3 Otf); Elaine Sykes (Lancaster) 

Accompanying Insights article forthcoming

8-10 Apr 2024

Exhibition stand

Copim community stand

UKSG 2024

Kevin Sanders, Tom Grady, Kira Hopkins, Simon Bowie

4 Apr 2024

Invited talk

Introducing the OBC & Mattering Press

Creating and Developing an Open Access Journal: An experience sharing and networking event. Lancaster University

Joe Deville

1 Mar 2024

Invited talk

Choosing Open Access for Books: Myths and Truths Beyond the BPC (updated version)

Choosing Open Access For Books at UCLAN Library

Judith Fathallah

18 Mar 2024

Lecture

Experimental Book Publishing: Tools, Practices, and Books to Promote the Publication of Experimental Scholarly Works 

Northumbria University Open Research Week

Simon Bowie, Janneke Adema

19 Feb 2024 until 21 Feb 2024

Poster presentation 

Transparency through community-led open infrastructure: a pathway to trust 

18th International Digital Curation Conference, Edinburgh 

Miranda Barnes, Toby Steiner

https://zenodo.org/doi/10.5281/zenodo.10608699 

Event link: https://dcc.ac.uk/events/idcc24 

14 Feb 2024

Seminar

Open Access infrastructures and higher education futures 

Lancaster Institute for Contemporary Arts Research Seminar 

Joe Deville

N/A

29 Jan 2024

Webinar

Introducing Opening the Future and CEU Press

CRKN Members Webinar

Tom Grady, Kira Hopkins, CEU Press

Event link: https://ceu-edu.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJAtceytrzwuHdz2epVQFZJa-A8fcHRCpoXs#/registration 

11 Jan 2024

Workshop

Thoth Open Metadata: Open, community-led infrastructures for metadata management, dissemination & archiving

ENABLE! workshop

Toby Steiner

Event abstract: https://enable-oa.org/news/einladung-zum-enable-werkstattgespraech-am-11012024-thoth-open-metadata

Slides: https://zenodo.org/records/10497884

C. 60 participants

11 Jan 2024

Workshop presentation

Books contain Multitudes: Valuing Phone & Spear 

Multimodal Appreciation Workshop #1 

Julien McHardy 

Event link: https://www2.hu-berlin.de/multimodalappreciation/2023/12/29/multimodal-appreciation-workshop-1-program/

12 Dec 2023

Presentation

Open Book Collective: Collective Paths Toward an Open and Sustainable Ecosystem for Monographs 

CNI Conference, Washington DC 

Lidia Uziel, Livy Snyder 

Event link: https://www.cni.org/topics/digital-libraries/open-book-collective-collective-paths-toward-an-open-and-sustainable-ecosystem-for-monographs

Recording: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=obWzE2_uNk8

Participants: c. 50 (in person)

8 Dec 2023

Poster

Closing the Knowledge Gap: Improving Open Access Knowledge Sharing between Publishers, Authors, and Libraries 

The Charleston Virtual Conference

Livy Snyder

Participants: 60 (in person)

29 Nov 2023

Presentation

Meet the Open Book Collective

Opening the Future and the Open Book Collective. Diamond Open Access for Books?

Open Access Network, hosted at University of Konstanz

Joe Deville

Event link: https://open-access.network/en/fortbilden/workshops/informationsreihe-die-open-access-transformation-nachhaltig-gestalten-diamond-oa-als-alternative/information-event-on-november-29th-2023

Slides: DOI 10.5281/zenodo.10224941

Participants: c. 50

29 Nov 2023

Presentation

Making Open Access Book Funding Work Fairly: Opening the Future Library Membership Scheme

Opening the Future and the Open Book Collective. Diamond Open Access for Books?

Open Access Network, hosted at University of Konstanz

Tom Grady

Event link: https://open-access.network/en/fortbilden/workshops/informationsreihe-die-open-access-transformation-nachhaltig-gestalten-diamond-oa-als-alternative/information-event-on-november-29th-2023

Slides: DOI 10.5281/zenodo.10224675

Participants: c. 50

27 Nov 2023

Conference presentation

A Community-led Future for OA Books: How can new OA infrastructures enable libraries to support ‘scaling small’ in scholarly publishing?

The Charleston Virtual Conference

Lidia Uziel, Livy Snyder, Dave Park, Toby Steiner

Event page: https://www.charleston-hub.com/the-charleston-conference/welcome/conference-agenda/

Participants: 88 (online)

15 Nov 2023

Invited talk

Choosing Open Access for Books: Myths and Truths Beyond the BPC

Unveiling Open Access Monograph Publishing

Judith Fathallah

Event at Exeter University

Event page: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/unveiling-open-access-monograph-publishing-tickets-747061369667

Slides: https://zenodo.org/records/10189397

13 Nov 2023

Conference presentation

Looking to a more equitable future: the institutional repository as digital monograph archive for the small and scholar-led press 

UKCoRR Members Day 2023 

Miranda Barnes

https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.10123353 

8 Nov 2023

Conference contribution

Thoth Archiving Network: Supporting Small and Scholar-led Publishers with Repository-Led Preservation of OA Books

The 18th Munin Conference on Scholarly Publishing

Miranda Barnes, Gareth Cole, Toby Steiner

Event page: https://site.uit.no/muninconf/program/

Abstract: https://septentrio.uit.no/index.php/SCS/article/view/7140

Recording: https://uit.cloud.panopto.eu/Panopto/Pages/Viewer.aspx?id=8cee185c-08c8-4f6f-a052-b06600d6bd63&start=11155.054

Slides: 10.5281/zenodo.10089533

6 Nov 2023 until 1 Dec 2023

Conference stand and poster

Copim information stand

The Charleston Conference

Livy Snyder

Event page: https://www.charleston-hub.com/the-charleston-conference/welcome/conference-agenda/

30 Oct 2023

Presentation

Networks of libraries supporting open access book publishing

Open and Engaged 2023: Community Over Commercialisation, British Library

Rupert Gatti

https://blogs.bl.uk/digital-scholarship/2023/09/open-and-engaged-2023.html

Slides: 10.5281/zenodo.10225439

https://bl.iro.bl.uk/concern/conference_items/48fba8b5-7a20-4ecb-bd44-e1643d65b577

26 Oct 2023

Keynote

Reflections on experimenting with book publishing in Copim and Open Book Futures

Utrecht University Library Open Textbooks project workshop

Simon Bowie

Slides: https://pureportal.coventry.ac.uk/en/activities/reflections-on-experimenting-with-book-publishing-in-copim-and-op

26 Oct 2023

Presentation

Introducing the Open Book Collective

Open Access Week: University of Bremen

Kevin Sanders

Event page: https://m.suub.uni-bremen.de/ueber-uns/neues-aus-der-suub/themenwoche-open-access-vom-23-bis-27-oktober-2023/

Slides: https://m.suub.uni-bremen.de/uploads/cms/files/Introducing_OBC_Bremen_KS_2023_10_26_1_2.pdf

26 Oct 2023

Presentation

Managing and Disseminating Open Metadata of Scholarly Monographs

Workshop on Open Citations & Open Scholarly Metadata 2023

Vincent W.J. van Gerven Oei

Abstract: https://workshop-oc.github.io/#about

Slides: https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.10032765

25 Oct 2023

Webinar

OA Week webinar on Thoth Open Metadata

Open Access Week, University of Latvia Library

Toby Steiner

Event page: https://www.biblioteka.lu.lv/par-mums/zinas/zina/t/80629/

Slides: https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.10039858

24 Oct 2023

Panellist

Open Access Books: Panel Discussion

Open Access Week 2023 - University of Derby

Joe Deville

Event page: https://libcal.derby.ac.uk/calendar/events/UoDOpenAccessWeek23OABooks
40 attendees

Recording: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k4YiVSqflRY

24 Oct 2023

Webinar

Beyond BPCs: Towards fairer, more sustainable futures for Open Access books

Danish Network for Open Access, Open Access Week 2023 Webinars

Joe Deville

Event page: https://openaccess.dk/oaw2023/tuesday_oct_24_2

Slides: 10.5281/zenodo.10225591.

Recording: https://oer.ku.dk/media/t/0_4s4nbeko

24 Oct 2023

Panel

Advancing Community-Led Open Infrastructure

Boulder OA week event

Janneke Adema

Event page: https://www.colorado.edu/libraries/open-access-week

23 Oct 2023

Webinar panel

Scholars are doing it for themselves: The challenges and opportunities of open access scholar-led publishing

Open Access Week, Sheffield University

Toby Steiner

Event page: https://www.sheffield.ac.uk/openresearch/events/open-access-week-2023

Slides: https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.10033672

19 Oct 2023

Pre-recorded contribution

Congratulations to UCT Press on its relaunch 

Relaunch of University of Cape Town Press (UCT)

50 attendees at event

4 Oct 2023

Webinar panel

Open Infrastructures for Open Access books: Community-led Metadata Management, Dissemination & Archiving with Thoth

Jisc webinar: Collective funding models for open access books — the importance of community-led open infrastructures

Toby Steiner

Event page: https://beta.jisc.ac.uk/events/collective-funding-models-for-open-access-books-oct-2023

Presentation: https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.8406752

29 Sep 2023

Workshop Panel

Die Zukunft von Open-Access-Büchern in der deutschen Open-Access-Landschaft: Strategische, ökonomische und wissenschaftspolitische Perspektiven

Open-Access-Tage 2023: “Visionen gestalten”

Toby Steiner

Event page: https://open-access-tage.de/open-access-tage-2023-berlin/programm/donnerstag-28092023

29 Sep 2023

Poster

Thoth Open Metadata Management and Distribution Service for OA Books

Open-Access-Tage 2023: “Visionen gestalten”

Toby Steiner

Poster: https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.8273948

27 Sep 2023

Presentation

COPIM und Governance von wissenschaftsgeleiteten Publikationsinfrastrukturen

Satelliten-Konferenz „Wissenschaftsgeleitetes Open-Access-Publizieren“ zu den Open-Access-Tagen 2023

Toby Steiner

Event website: https://www.ibi.hu-berlin.de/de/forschung/infomanagement/events/oat23ibi

Presentation: https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.8385346

20 Sep 2023

Poster

OASPA 2023 Conference on Open Scholarship

OASPA 2023 Conference

Toby Steiner

Poster: https://oaspa.org/wp-content/uploads/2023/09/Toby-Steiner-thoth-poster-OASPA2023-A1-Steiner.pdf

20 Sep 2023

Panel

Equity and sustainability in Diamond OA publishing

OASPA 2023 Conference

Judith Fathallah with Sharla Lair, Amanda Ramalho, Caroline Edwards and Rob Cookson

Event page: https://oaspa.org/2023-conference-program/

19 Sep 2023

Poster

Getting Out From The Back of the Sofa: Sustainable Funding for Open Access Books

OASPA 2023 Conference

Tom Grady & Lucy Barnes

Poster: https://oaspa.org/wp-content/uploads/2023/09/Tom-Grady-OASPA23-poster_final.pdf

6 Sep 2023

Presentation

The Open Book Collective: An Infrastructure for Equity and Diversity

OAI13

Judith Fathallah

Slides: https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.8322034

2 Sep 2023

Presentation

Open Metadata Management and Dissemination with Thoth

OSCAL2023

Vincent van Gerven Oei

https://cfp.openlabs.cc/oscal2023/talk/NNGYJH/

3 Aug 2023

Workshop

Publishing from Collections Using Linked Open Data Source and Computational Publishing Pipelines

FSCI 2023

Enhancing the Global Impact of Open Scholarship

Simon Worthington, Simon Bowie, Janneke Adema

https://force11.org/fsci/post/course-list-with-abstracts-2023/

Slides: https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.10226312

14 Jul 2023

Webinar

Open Book Futures: Working together to Build Community-owned Infrastructures for OA books

COPIM – SciELO 25 Years Seminar

Lucy Barnes, Joe Deville, Rupert Gatti, Tom Grady, Toby Steiner

Event page: https://25.scielo.org/en/seminars/copim/

Slides: https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.8142775

Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PfdUZyLkMBE

c.60 participants

6 Jul 2023

Poster Presentation

Open Book Collective & Thoth Open Metadata posters

LIBER 2023

Francesca Corazza & Toby Steiner

Programme: https://wayback.archive-it.org/12503/20230725231049/https://liberconference.eu/wp-content/uploads/2023/06/LIBER_2023_conf_book_website_NEW.pdf

29 Jun 2023

Webinar

Developing equitable OA for books: Building open infrastructure

'My heart is an open book': Open Access for longform research [Organised by the University of Sussex]

Lucy Barnes

Event link: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/my-heart-is-an-open-book-open-access-for-longform-research-tickets-638641733617

Slides: https://zenodo.org/doi/10.5281/zenodo.10185273

Conference-virtual stand

The COPIM Project’s Tools and Infrastructures to Support Open Access Monographs

Open Science Conference

Joe Deville, Tom Grady and Tobias Steiner

https://www.open-science-conference.eu/

21 Jun 2023

Conference - presentation

Another New Normal: How Can We Sustainably Fund Open Access Monographs

Academic Libraries North Conference 2023

Tom Grady and Joe Deville

Abstract: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1k03ta43-t4CqwIBw5FtEDXwtbvXU1QaN/edit

Slides: https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.10226654

c.50 UK-based librarians

13 Jun 2023

Keynote

Experimenting with Living Books as a Posthumanities Practice

Communication in Culture and Society – Research at the crossroads of audience, public, and collaboration, Linköping University Research Retreat

Janneke Adema (with Nicholas Thoburn, Jonas & Cecilia Grönberg and Erica Engdahl

Slides: 10.5281/zenodo.10225905.

6 Jun 2023

Conference - presentation

‘Promoting Bibliodiversity in Academic Publishing: Scaling Small and Experimental Post-Publishing’

Centre for the Study of the Networked Image (CSNI), London South Bank University

Janneke Adema

https://www.centreforthestudyof.net/?p=7082

Slides: 10.5281/zenodo.10226038

2 Jun 2023

Conference - presentation

Scaling Small: The Open Book Collective Launch and Platform | Practice

OTESSA 2023

Judith Fathallah

Event page: https://otessa.org/2023/

Slides: https://zenodo.org/records/10186301

25 May 2023

Conference - panel

Sustainable futures for OA book publishing: Sheffield, St. Andrews and the Open Book
Collective

National Acquisitions Group Seminar 2023

Judith Fathallah, Kyle Brady, Peter Barr

https://nag.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2022/11/Abstracts-and-biosV1.pdf

25 May 2023

Presentation

Sustainable Funding for Open Access Monographs: Opening the Future and other
collective funding models

National Acquisitions Group Seminar 2023

Tom Grady

Slides: https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.10226960

23 May 2023

Webinar

The Open Book Collective: Equity, Diversity and Sustainability in Open Access Book Publishing

OASPA Webinar: Funding Open Access after the Transformation

Judith Fathallah (with Vivian Berghahn, Ámbar Tenorio-Fornés, Evgeniya Lupova-Henry)

https://oaspa.org/webinar-funding-open-access-after-the-transformation/.

Slides: https://zenodo.org/record/7991155

700+ participants registered

9 May 2023

Presentation

Thoth: Open and Trusted Metadata for Open Access Books and Book Chapters

Library Publishing Coalition Panel

Rupert Gatti

https://librarypublishing.org/panel-may-9-1200/

Slides: https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.10225504

May 2023

Presentation

Open Access infrastructures and higher education futures

Workshop at Lancaster University

Joe Deville and Judith Fathallah

Slides: https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.10225658

Events organised by Open Book Futures

Date

Title

External institutions

Internal institutions

Further details

Deliverable no. (if applicable)

7 May

Workshop with Ubiquity publishers

OBC

Thoth

1 May

Bridging Altruism to Strategy in OA Book Publishing – How Libraries Can Close Funding Gaps to Support a Bibliodiverse Global Shared Collection

Lyrasis

OBC

30 Apr 2024

National Libraries Network Meeting #3

British Library, Library of Congress, German National Library, Dutch National Library, National Library of Qatar, National Library of Scotland 

Archiving & Digital Preservation Group (Loughborough University, Thoth)

Third official meeting of the informal National Libraries Network within OBF WP7.

D7.2

30 Apr 2024

CEU Press: Opening the Future, webinar

OA Australasia Network 

CEU Press 

OTF

https://oaaustralasia.org/ 

https://ceu-edu.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJAlcuGorT0oGNKl3om9n6wapuuuYQpJ68Qg 

30 registered participants.

18 Apr 2024

Webinar: ‘Opening the Future’ – A Reliable Funding Model for Open Access Monographs: Introducing an Innovative Approach to Publishing OA Books Through Library Membership Funding 

Kennesaw State University 

OTF

https://digitalcommons.kennesaw.edu/ato/2024allthingsopen/presentations/5/ 

100+ participants

11 Apr 2024

Workshop do Thoth Latin American Publishers, abril de 2024

Editorial UNRN (Argentina), Editorial Flacso Ecuador, Editorial UR (Colombia) and EUNED (Costa Rica)

Thoth

https://doi.org/10.21428/785a6451.1a61edad

27 Feb 2024

CEU Press Opening the Future webinar 

CEU Press 

OTF

Webinar with a group of USA libraries and CEUP to present and discuss the OtF model.
Event page link HERE

A3.3

13 Feb 2024

Introducing the OBC to IReL members (Irish Library Consortium) 

IReL

OBC

7 Feb 2024-9 Feb 2024

Towards Sustainable Open Access Book Publishing in the African Context

University of Cape Town Library, University of Cape Town Press, African Platform for Open Scholarship, Association of African Universities, Lancaster University, punctum, Mattering Press  

OBC

Thoth

DOAB/OAPEN

40 participants

Workshop programme & resources: https://doi.org/10.21428/41ca814e.c8fbbc53  

D2.5a

6 Feb 2024

Webinar 2: Canadian Research Knowledge Network (CRKN) & Opening the Future: Funding OA in the Humanities Fairly

CRKN libraries 

CEU Press 

OTF

15 participants

Event page link HERE 

29 Jan 2024

Webinar 1: Canadian Research Knowledge Network (CRKN) & Opening the Future: Funding OA in the Humanities Fairly

CRKN libraries 

CEU Press 

OTF

15 participants

Event page link HERE 

25 Jan 2024

Copim Connects SCONUL libraries: practical strategies to support equitable OA book publishing

SCONUL,
Lancaster University,
Coventry University, University of Sheffield,
Salford University

OTF

350 participants

Report on event: https://copim.pubpub.org/pub/vmatlpc7/release/1

Recording: https://vimeo.com/906390958

Event page: https://www.sconul.ac.uk/event/copim-and-sconul-exploring-practical-problems-and-potential-strategies-to-fund-equitable-oa

23 Jan 2024

National Libraries Network Meeting #2

TBC

Archiving & Digital Preservation Group (Loughborough University, Thoth)

Second official meeting of the informal National Libraries Network within OBF WP7.

22 Jan 2024

Information Hub and Collective Development Fund scoping workshop 

Punctum, White Horse Press, Mattering Press, African Minds, Westminster University Press, University of London Press, Leuven University Press, DOAB/OAPEN, Thoth, OBP, meson press, mediastudies.press 

OBC

15 participants.

A2.3

15 Jan 2024

Experimental Publishing Pilots: Match-making workshop for applicants

TBC

OBF (Experimental Publishing Group)

D6.1

11 Jan 2024

Open Access and Global South Scholars: Needs, Experiences, Barriers 

Southern Women Academic Network  

Lancaster University, OBC

10 participants.

Workshop report: https://doi.org/10.21428/41ca814e.b423d75c 

D2.5a

29 Nov 2023

Open Book Collective Development Fund Grant Scoping Workshop

Continental Platform,
Digital Preservation Coalition,
Invest in Open Infrastructures,
Knowledge Futures,
Language Science Press,
OpenEdition,
Public Knowledge Project,
SPARC EU

OBC

Workshop to inform the OBC Development Fund Grant.

A2.4

28 Nov 2023

COPIM Connects Librarians: OA books options and advice for your authors (hosted online by ALN & COPIM) 

Academic Libraries North (ALN) Network,
Manchester Met University,
University of Oxford,
University of Sheffield,
Open Book Publishers,
Lancaster University.

OBF

With the imminent launch of the UKRI OA books policy in January, and the rise in activity surrounding OA book publishing more broadly, authors need sound guidance to navigate this rapidly developing area of publishing. This webinar, jointly organised by ALN and OA books experts from Copim, will support librarians in making authors aware of their open access options for books.

16 Nov 2023

Thoth Publishers’ workshop

University of Westminster Press, LSE Press, Open Book Publishers, punctum books, SciELO Books, Loughborough University Library, Open Book Collective, Lancaster University, mediastudies.press, textem Verlag, ADOCS Verlag, Scottish Universities Press, meson press, Edinburgh Diamond, and Mattering Press

Thoth, punctum books, Open Book Publishers, Mattering Press 

21 participants.

Report on workshop: https://copim.pubpub.org/pub/thoth-publishers-workshop-2023/release/1

A4.3

8 Nov 2023

Getting out from the back of the sofa: Sustainable funding for Open Access books

University of Tromso, 
SPARC Europe, 
University of Oslo, Bloomsbury Academic 

OTF

Organised as part of the 18th Munin Conference on Scholarly Publishing. 20 participants.

Abstract: https://septentrio.uit.no/index.php/SCS/article/view/7156

Programme link: https://site.uit.no/muninconf/program/ 

A3.3

1 Nov 2023

The Times They Are A’ Changing: How Can We Fund Open Access Books Equitably and Sustainably

Project MUSE
California Digital Library (CDL)
Central European University Press

OTF

webinar, lightning talks, panel discussion, audience Q&A

432 participants registered

Recording: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fqDv80x2F8Y

Abstract: https://jh.zoom.us/webinar/register/7516956723405/WN_HLiuPo3SSUeft2q1abtczA#/registration

Report on workshop: https://copim.pubpub.org/pub/5t35zs1t

A3.3

10 Oct 2023 - 11 Oct 2023

Thoth / OAPEN / OBC Cross-Initiative Outreach Workshop (Den Haag)

OAPEN

Thoth
OBC

Session 1 (2.00-3.30pm) - Visual Mapping Exercise
Session 2 (4-6pm) - Outreach to Publishers
Session 3.1 (9-11am) - OAPEN/Thoth workflow development workshop
Session 3.2 (9-11am) - OBC workshop
Session 4 (11.00am-12.30pm) - Research with and outreach to Libraries
Session 5 (1-2.30pm) - Open Infrastructure Collective

4 Oct 2023

Collective funding models for open access books #3: Supporting Critical OA Infrastructure

Jisc
OABN
OAPEN/DOAB
Thoth
University of Manchester

OBF
Thoth

https://beta.jisc.ac.uk/events/collective-funding-models-for-open-access-books-oct-2023

27 Sep 2023

National Libraries Network Meeting #1

British Library, National Library of Scotland,
German National Library

Archiving & Digital Preservation Group (Loughborough University, Thoth)

First official meeting of the informal National Libraries Network within OBF WP7. British Library, National Library of Scotland, and German National Library attended. 

D7.5

19 Jul 2023

Collective funding models for open access books #2: the Library perspective

Jisc
OABN
Imperial College
University of Essex
St Andrews

OBF
OTF
OBC

https://beta.jisc.ac.uk/events/collective-funding-models-for-open-access-books-july-2023-

14 Jul 2023

Open Book Futures: Working together to Build Community-owned Infrastructures for OA books, COPIM – SciELO 25 Years Seminar

SciELO

OBF
OTF
OBC
Thoth

Lucy Barnes, Joe Deville, Rupert Gatti, Tom Grady, Toby Steiner

Event page: https://25.scielo.org/en/seminars/copim/

Slides: https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.8142775

c.60 participants

D2.5a

21 Jun 2023

Collective funding models for open access books #1: the Publisher perspective

Jisc
OABN
Liverpool University Press
MIT Press
White Horse Press

OTF
OBC
OBF

https://beta.jisc.ac.uk/events/collective-funding-models-for-open-access-books

Misc. external outreach activities

Date

Further details

For reference: the equivalent document for the COPIM Project.

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