Open Access dissemination at Kenyatta University Nairobi
On the last week of August GrandIR took part in a workshop on Open Access and the KU Institutional Repository Project at Kenyatta University in Nairobi. Sessions for the KU Library and ICT Staff, the University Management Board and KU researchers were held at the workshop, which featured additional EIFL OA representatives (see summary at GrandIR blog).
Last-minute venue change for the ORCID session in Barcelona
Due to logistical issues, there has been a last-minute change in the venue where the GrandIR session on Author ID and ORCID will be held in Barcelona next Thu Sep 6th. The final venue will be the Josep Laporte Room at UOC Campus Tibidabo (see map). Apologies for the invonveniencies.
GrandIR Technical Session on Author ID and ORCID
A new GrandIR technical session on Author ID and ORCID will be held next Sep 6th in Barcelona. A month and a half away from ORCID service official launch, the preliminary programme includes presentations by Martin Fenner, ORCID Outreach Working Group manager, Amanda Hill from Names Project in the UK and Philip Purnell from Thomson Reuters in Barcelona. Free registration for the event will shortly be opened.