EUA webinar series: Universities and the future of scholarly publishing

About This Webinar series

Scholarly publishing began experiencing a transition long before the Covid-19 crisis showed the power of Open Access in advancing knowledge amidst a global pandemic. The move away from the traditional subscription model has been happening now for several years. New types of Open Access agreements - replacing the traditional big deals - are emerging around the globe. This new landscape is complex and its future is uncertain. Scholarly publishing is entering into uncharted waters, with publishers big and small experimenting with flipped business models, and research organisations and communities proactively building alternative means of scholarly communication.

Following the strategic reflections in the 2020 report “Read & Publish contracts in the context of a dynamic scholarly publishing system”, EUA is offering a series of webinar discussions about the role of universities in determining the future of scholarly publishing. The webinar series aims to raise awareness across universities about their role in developing an Open Access publishing system and to engage in a discussion with universities, consortia, funders, researchers, publishers and other stakeholders.

Divided in four events, the first three webinars will be organised as foresight-oriented, strategic discussions. The fourth and final event, in partnership with Coalition S, will focus on addressing imminent and practical questions about universities and the implementation of Plan S.

The EUA webinar series will be of interest to university and library leadership, leaders in scholarly communication and publishing and anyone else interested in Open Access
Sessions in this Webinar series
  • 18 May 2021 – 14.00 to 15.30 CEST
    Scholarly publishing series / Webinar 1: Into the unknown: most likely futures for open access publishing
  • 25 May 2021 – 14.00 to 15.30 CEST
    Scholarly publishing series / Webinar 2: Universities and the promises of scholar-led publishing
  • 8 June 2021 – 14.00 to 15.30 CEST
    Scholarly publishing series / Webinar 3: Quo vadis, transformative agreements?

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