ALPSP, the Association of Learned and Professional Society Publishers, is delighted to announce the launch of a new training course: ‘The Very Latest in Open Access in China and Around the Globe’, aimed at scholarly publishers in China.
The session will be held on 6 July from 19:00-21:00 (Beijing time) and focus on the latest in open science, open research, open data, OSTP and Europe’s cOAlition S, and look ahead to future initiatives and prospects of open access (OA) across China.
The new ALPSP training programme has been adapted for the Chinese market following a collaboration with Chinese University Journals Society (CUJS) and the Charlesworth Group. The two-hour session will take place via Zoom with plenty of time for live questions and answers at the end.
To start, the ALPSP presentation will interweave open science, open data and OA and provide participants with an overview of the major policies in place in the US and Europe. It will examine what these mean for publishing and will include coverage of the different types of OA and relevant policies including the US OSTP and Europe’s cOAlition S.
Head of Sales in China at Charlesworth, Scarlett Hao will present case studies of its OA deals with the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) and Tsinghua University. She will briefly introduce the emergence and development of China’s OA, Chinese researchers’ awareness of OA and the publication of relevant papers, the OA model of Chinese journals, China’s open data and platforms, and the international cooperation of OA.
Professor Tieming Zhang, Chair at CUJS will briefly introduce the emergence and development of China’s OA, Chinese researchers’ awareness of OA and the publication of OA papers, the OA model of Chinese journals, China’s open data and platforms, and the international cooperation of OA, etc. The future development of OA will also be discussed.
Wayne Sime, Chief Executive of ALPSP, commented:
“Following a joint collaboration with CUJS and Charlesworth, who are experts in the region, we are excited to be launching this new initiative to adapt our popular and well-established training programme for the Chinese audience.”
For anyone interested in attending, please book your place via the ALPSP website. The fees are £5.00 for ALPSP members and £15 for non-members.