In honor of International Open Access Week, the MIT Libraries are sponsoring a panel discussion on October 24 which will give authors an opportunity to hear directly from three chemistry societies about their new open access publishing options, and future plans.
Please join us for this panel:
Date: October 24, 2014
Location: Room 2-105
Refreshments: a light lunch will be available at 11:45.
Each of these societies has recently expanded their open access programs, and has announced new ways for authors to make their journal articles openly accessible.
The panel will be moderated by Steve Gass, Interim Director of Libraries, and will include:
- Professor of Chemistry Christopher Cummins, who will offer his perspective as an MIT author and Associate Editor for the journal Chemical Science (published by the Royal Society of Chemistry).
- American Chemical Society: Kevin Davies, VP of business development.
- Electrochemical Society: Mary Yess, Deputy Executive Director/Chief Content Officer & Publisher.
- Royal Society of Chemistry: Jennifer Griffiths, Editorial Development Manager for North America.
Short remarks from each speaker will be followed by a discussion.
—Ellen Finnie Duranceau, Program Manager, Scholarly Publishing, Copyright, and Licensing, MIT Libraries