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Temat: [EIFLoa] Open Monograph Press - free online workshop
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*Open Monograph Press - free online workshop*
EIFL-FOSS and EIFL-OA are co-organizing a webinar coinciding with Open
Access Week 2012 <http://www.openaccessweek.org/>. The topic will be book
publishing with the free open source Open Monograph
In September 2012 The Public Knowledge Project (PKP)
announced<http://pkp.sfu.ca/node/5549>the 1.0 (Beta) release of Open
Monograph Press <http://pkp.sfu.ca/omp> (OMP). OMP is an open source
software platform for managing the editorial workflow required to see
monographs, edited volumes, and scholarly editions through internal and
external review, editing, cataloguing, production, and publication. OMP
will operate, as well, as a press website with catalog, distribution, and
OMP has been developed to support a format that remains critical to the
advancement of learning. John Willinsky, Khosla Family Professor of
Education at Stanford University, Distinguished Scholar in Residence at SFU
Library and Professor (Limited Term) in Publishing Studies at Simon Fraser
University, and founding Director of PKP, stated, "We have worked hard to
create a virtual publishing-house-in-a-box, which, in the hands of
publishers and scholars, will give life to a new generation of learned
OMP is designed to assist university presses, learned societies, and
scholar-publishers interested in publishing scholarly books in
print-on-demand and multiple electronic formats, whether on an open access
or purchase basis.
*Online Workshop Details*
*Title*: Book publishing with Open Monograph Press.
*Date*: Tuesday, October 23, 2012
*Duration*: 17:00 - 18:00 UK time (18:00 – 19:00 CEST, Rome, Italy time)
The guest speaker will be Juan Pablo Alperin, researcher and system
developer, Simon Fraser University Library and PKP.
There is an open access wiki for Questions and Answers about
If you have any questions please add them to the wiki.
*How to register*
To register your interest in attending the workshop, please email
iryna.kuchma [at] eifl.net as soon as possible with the following
your email address
your job title, country, and
your EIFL role if you have one.
The session is open to anyone to attend but places are limited. If it is
oversubscribed, priority will be given to participants from EIFL partner
*How you participate*: once your place is confirmed, you will receive a URL
and password for the session.
All you will need is an internet-connected computer with sound (and maybe
headphones if you are in a busy room).
To check if your computer will be able to access the session successfully,
please go to: www.instantpresenter.com/systemtest
Please don't hesitate to contact us if you have any questions.
Dr Simon Ball
EIFL-FOSS Programme Manager
simon.ball [at] eifl.net
EIFL Open Access Programme Manager
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