Title:  Introduction to Open Access

Presenter:  Dr. Jasmin Schmitz, Open Access Advisory Services, ZB MED – Information Centre for Life Sciences

Date & Time: May 14, 2019 11:00 AM Rome

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Introduction to Open Access

This introductory webinar will deal with the very basics of open access publishing. After providing a definition, the differences between the golden and green route of open access will be explained. The advantages and opportunities of open access along with basic aspects such as publication fees (and how to finance them) and licenses are addressed as well.

Presenter Bio:

Jasmin Schmitz received a PhD in information science. She worked as a freelance trainer for a commercial provider for scientific information and as scientific project coordinator in the field of bibliometrics. At ZB MED she is responsible for the Open Access Advisory Services.


On the chat: Dr. Ursula Arning

Ursula Arning is head of PUBLISSO – Open Access – Digital Preservation – Research Data from ZB MED and Member of the ARL.

This webinar is free and open to the public. Please share this invitation openly.

Please register for the webinar here.

Series organiser: Dr Reggie Raju 

Chair of ARL: Ms Mimi Calter 

This session is the second in a series of presentations on topics relevant to Academic & Research Libraries.  Look out for our next session in July.