Jisc/ ARMA- FOSTER Open Access Webinar: Defining an Open Access service

Description: This free FOSTER webinar, delivered in partnership by Jisc and ARMA, provided participants with a means of identifying and agreeing OA principles and management processes across the institution, as well as signposting practical steps that can be taken in scoping and instituting workflows on a technical and human level.

Learning Outcomes

By the end of this webinar, participants were be able to:

  • Identify a range of OA principles and management processes;
  • Devise strategies for securing intervention on OA at a senior level;
  • Understand ways in which shared ownership (amongst researchers, research managers, librarians, etc) for OA can be established across an institution.


Sarah Fahmy: Scholarly Communications Service Manager, Jisc

Kate Walker: Academic Liaison Librarian, University of Southampton

David Young: Research Funding  and Policy Manager, University of Northumbria

Chris Awre: Head of Information Management and Learning Innovation, University of Hull

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