PRESENTATION

Breakout session (Group B) - Presentation 17 - Now we’ve heard it all! Engaging the community in shaping OA policy for books

The Open Access Books Network (OABN) is a relatively new kid on the block, but it punches above its weight. Our most significant series so far was the Voices from the OA Books Community, devoted to exploring different aspects of policy for OA books.

During the heated discussions, what were the main areas of consensus and which topics emerged as especially controversial? Which aspects of OA policy for books perplexed the community and provoked more questions than answers? In this session we will hear from session leaders and participants as they paint a nuanced picture of a necessary but complex endeavour: how to directly engage the OA books community in developing policies that will materially affect its future.

May 31, 01:30 PM–02:30 PM CUT
Online Session

Breakout session (Group B) - Presentation 17 - Now we’ve heard it all! Engaging the community in shaping OA policy for books