NISO/ICSTI Joint Webinar:  A Pathway from Open Access and Data Sharing to Open Science in Practice

Date: Tuesday, November 10, 2015

Time: 10:00 – 11:30 a.m. Eastern time

Event webpage:


The progressive acceptance and implementation of open access has paved the way for new possibilities in the creation, authentication, organization, manipulation and preservation of data and information, and its broader access, sharing and communication. Momentum towards the achievement of the vision of the International Council for Science of a ‘world where excellence in science is reality’ is gathering pace.

From their respective standpoints as practicing scientist and policy maker and research funder, Geoffrey Boulton and Jose Cotta will present their current thinking on the behavioral and technical issues to address, and the barriers to confront, in order to convert the vision of open science in practice. 

Confirmed topics and speakers are:


Registration is per site (access for one computer) and closes at 12:00 pm Eastern on Monday, November 9, 2015 (the day before the webinar). Discounts are available for NISO and NASIG members and students. Library Standards Alliance (LSA) members will need to register at the member rates. Joint NISO/NASIG webinars, as well as other partner events, are not included in the free webinar package (just NISO-only webinars). 

Members are listed here: If you would like to become an LSA member and receive the entire year’s webinars as part of membership, information on joining is listed here: All webinar registrants receive access to the recorded version for one year.

Visit the event webpage to register and for more information:

Be sure to check out NISO’s discounted subscription packages for webinars ( and virtual conferences ( for 2015.

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