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The Challenges and Opportunities in Scholarly Communications: Perspectives from Publishing Seminar

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The Centre for Culture and Technology (CCAT) would like to invite you to attend a seminar by academic publisher and Open Access pioneer Dr. Frances Pinter, CEO, Manchester University Press and Founder Knowledge Unlatched.

Event details

A seminar by guest presenter Dr. Frances Pinter on the choices faced by academia, and those servicing academia on the communication needs of the community.

Date
Tuesday 24 February 2015
Time
1:30 pm to 3:30 pm
Venue
Meeting Room 225: TL Robertson Library, Curtin University, Kent Street, Bentley
Cost
Free
Technology and Communication

This seminar will air some of the big issues around changes in scholarly communications. It will cover some of the choices confronting academia and those servicing the communication needs of the academic community. New opportunities are opening up in areas such as digital scholarship, new forms of dissemination of research and new business models. The presentation will suggest how big data, digital humanities, changes in scholarly communications and changes in academic career structures are linked and are driven by new digital affordances. Illustrations of these changes from around the world will be discussed.

Please RSVP your attendance by 17th February to Samantha.stevenson@curtin.edu.au
Early responses are encouraged and appreciated as limited places are available.

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