Open access books event at Springer Nature

Academic Book Week 2018

Explore open access books: an Academic Book Week event for authors and researchers, hosted by Springer Nature

Springer Nature held a free multidisciplinary event for researchers on 23 April to kick off Academic Book Week 2018, exploring how open access can help make the most out of research.

Topics included:

  • Why should academics publish an open access book?
  • How can authors track the impact of their book?
  • What is the future of open access book funding?
  • Author case studies showcasing OA book authors’ experiences 


·  Check out the programme 

·  Read a blog summary of the event  

·  Watch recordings of the event

·  Watch the Facebook Live stream: Part 1, Part 2 

·  Follow the conversation captured by Twitter Moments

·  Download the presentation slides


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Prof. Owen Davies 
University of Hertfordshire

M Mackintosh © Springer Nature
Prof. Maureen Mackintosh
The Open University
R Pellens © Springer Nature
Dr. Roseli Pellens

Institut de Systématique, Evolution, Biodiversité, Paris
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Hannah Hope
Open Research Coordinator
Wellcome Trust 

Christina Brian © Springer Nature
Christina Brian
Editorial Director, Politics & International Studies
Palgrave Macmillan

S Partridge © Springer Nature
Stephen Partridge
Editorial Director, Business, Economics & Finance
Palgrave Macmillan
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Tim Britton
Managing Director
Open Research, Springer Nature
Ros Pyne Macmillan © Springer Nature
Ros Pyne
Head of Policy & Development
Open Research, Springer Nature
M Roelandse © Springer Nature
Martijn Roelandse
Head of Publishing Innovation
Springer Nature

General information about Academic Book Week.

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