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Webinar “Initiative for Open Abstracts”

EIFL Initiative for Open Abstracts (I4OA) and invitation to webinar on October 5, 2020, from 17.00 to 18.30 (16.00-17.30h CEST). Registration

The Initiative for Open Abstracts (I4OA) is a collaboration between scholarly publishers, infrastructure organizations, librarians, researchers and other interested parties to advocate and promote the unrestricted availability of the abstracts of the world’s scholarly publications, particularly journal articles and book chapters, in trusted repositories where they are open and machine-accessible. I4OA calls on all scholarly publishers to open the abstracts of their published works, and where possible to submit them to Crossref.

• Welcome (David Shotton)
• What is I4OA? (Ludo Waltman)
• What is the current availability of open abstracts? (Bianca Kramer)
• Who benefits from open abstracts? (Aaron Tay)
• Why are publishers making abstracts openly available ? (Catriona MacCallum, Helen Duce, and others)
• How can I make abstracts openly available? (Ginny Hendricks)
• How can I support I4OA? (Silvio Peroni)
• Q&A (moderation Cameron Neylon)
• Wrap-up and next steps (David Shotton)


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