Still time to register for OAGP Policy and Baselining Event: 20th June 2016

There’s still time to register for the second of our Open Access Good Practice events being held next week (20th June) at the Jisc offices in central london. The theme of the day is OA baselining and policy. The agenda aims to showcase the work undertaken by the Pathfinder Projects during the last two years and facilitate the exchange of ideas and experiences.

10:00-10:30  Registration

10:30-10:45  OA Good Practice Overview – Angela Hilton (Jisc)

10:45-11:00  OA Baselining and Policy – Rowena Rouse (Oxford Brookes University, Making Sense of OA Pathfinder)

11:00-11:45  Teach Meet Sessions

  • Baselining open access assessment spreadsheet – Michael Latham  (University of Hull, HHuLOA Pathfinder)
  • The session will comprise a short overview of lessons learned from the 4 case studies published as part of the NUSU Pathfinder, as well as some discussion of Northumbria’s OA policy and implementation journey – Nick Woolley (Northumbria University, NUSU Pathfinder)
  • CIAO – Collaborative Institutional Assessment of Open Access – a benchmarking tool for assessing institutional readiness for OA compliance – Rowena Rouse (Oxford Brookes, Making Sense of OA Pathfinder Project)

11:45-12:30   Group Discussion 1: OA policy navigation led by Michael Latham  (University of Hull, HHuLOA Pathfinder)

12:30-13:30    Lunch

13:30-14:15     Group Discussion 2: Developing institutional policies led by Hannah DeGroff (Jisc)

14:15-15:00      Group Discussion 3: Enforcing OA policies led by Rachel Westerbeek (University of Central Lancashire)

15:00-15:30  Feedback and Wrap-up


You may also be interested to attend one of our other OA themed events which will follow similar structures:

Workflows and Structures (27th June, University of Manchester)

Metadata and Systems (4th July, University of Edinburgh)

Cost Management (15th July, University of Bath)

If you have any questions, then please email me at

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