Open Collective
Open Collective

Shaping the future with Researcher-run Journals

Join us for this free workshop on open access publishing and journal building.

Sunday, December 10, 2023, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM (UTC-07:00)
Created by: Seismica


Please join us for a 3-hr workshop covering startup and longevity planning for researcher-run Diamond Open Access journals.   The workshop will cover Diamond OA basics and the state of Earth Sciences publishing as well as “under the hood” details of community building, media and branding strategies, building for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in science publishing, and Open data/code principles applied to journal design.  Participants can expect a crash course in journal-building and will be invited to contribute to a future-looking white paper representing how we, the global research community, would like to see funding agencies support Open Access. There is no fee to participate.  Refreshments provided. Limited to 50 participants.

Agenda (subject to updates)

  • Introduction to the Diamond Open Access publishing world
    • State of publishing in the Earth Sciences publishing
    • What is researcher-led publishing?
13:45 - 14:30:  First round of breakouts
14:30 - 15:15:  Second round of breakouts
  • Breakout topics:
    • Developing an outreach strategy through Media and Branding
    • Open publishing tools - the Open Journal System, hosts, support, DOI, indexing
    • Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, Justice in your journal community
    • Open Science principles and data, code, AI policies
15:15 - 15:45: Report out and identification of community priorities and questions
15:45 - 16:00: Future Action: Communication to the researcher communities – open letter to funding agencies or ideas for Op/Eds

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Jaime Convers

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Adam Pascale

Core Contributor

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