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Conference paper (unpublished)Leslie Chan invites us to consider the uncritical acceptance of openness, proposing that there is no universal concept of open as the concept does not address how knowledge is created, shared and circulated in different communities and different contexts. Leslie advocates for a need to decenter whiteness in both academic...
Conference paper (unpublished)The Open Access movement has transformed access to publicly funded research outcomes. Since 2009 there has been a 216% increase in the number of Open Access journals registered with the Directory of Open Access Journals who have published over 5,276,127 articles between them. But what happens when open access content...
Caplehorne, Josie ; Watson, Ben
Conference paper (unpublished)Beyond the large publishing groups, with huge catalogs of international books and journals published in English and with extensive presence in academic institutions around the world, the small and medium size academic publishing houses exist. These publishers are concerned with building catalogs that cover global issues but also local ones....
Giménez Toledo, Elea
Conference paper (unpublished)The digital revolution has arguably made more information – otherwise locked away in the exclusionary spaces of libraries, archives, personal collections, and memory – more accessible to more people, who can now both contribute to and draw from remarkable digitized repositories of free content, like Wikipedia. The open data, software,...
Conference paper (unpublished)Subhadra Das is Curator of the Galton Collection at UCL. She reflects on the problematic issues of the naming of spaces and buildings at UCL, focusing on Francis Galton and his links with the history of eugenics. Subhadra considered how to bring this story to a wider public and in...
Conference paper (unpublished)An essential part of the colonial process was mapping the colonies: to know their historical and spatial characteristics as a prelude to conquering them (Abu Sitta, 2004). The maps produced through those processes now sit in various archives, and often serve as a snapshot of the spatial layout of those...
Conference paper (unpublished)This presentation provides an overview of the COPIM (Community-led Open Publication Infrastructures for Monographs) project (https://www.copim.ac.uk/), which is dedicated to the creation of robust and resilient infrastructures, workflows, business models, governance structures, and reuse and preservation strategies for the publication of open access books. It will focus on how we...
Conference paper (unpublished)Those working on or with colonial archives and collections face a number of challenges arising from the historical contexts of these materials: where they came from, how they were brought together (or separated), and who has been their custodian. In these circumstances, it is important that contemporary professionals do not...
Conference paper (unpublished)
Leverage Academy-Owned Non-APC Open Access Publishing to Achieve Sustainable and Equitable Scholarly CommunicationsLatin America has kept a strong tradition in Open Access, as a natural way to disseminate knowledge in a cooperative manner, where neither author fees nor subscriptions have been involved. Academic institutions, in this region, are in charge of publishing journals in such a way that each institution’s investment mutually...
Conference paper (unpublished)“Open access is not only access and consumption but also and above all, production and dissemination...…[and] has the potential to contribute to and foster local research and development” Schöpfel (2017). The open access (OA) movement has been hailed in Africa as a significant contributor to its development as it opens...
Conference paper (unpublished)In today's political climate, we are well aware, if we weren't before, that inequities exist at all levels of society. This is true also in scholarly communications, which despite its many changes in the last few decades, still adheres to traditional values and structures. This talk offers a broad overview...