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The Second Annual FORCE11 Scholarly Communications Institute (FSCI2018)

University of California, San Diego
July 30-August 3, 2018


FSCI2018 is a week long summer school on the latest trends in Scholarly Communications. Classes are taught by leaders in the field to participants of all levels, from absolute beginners to advanced at scholarly communication. 

If you are a scholar/researcher, librarian, institution administrator, funding agency manager, publishing administrator/editor, data manager, student, or anyone else who participates in scholarly communication, you will benefit from attending FSCI.
FSCI2018 Course list:

  • Inside Scholarly Communications Today
  • Reproducible Research Reporting and Dynamic Documents with Open Authoring Tools: Toward the Paper of the Future
  • Collaboration, Communities and Collectivities: Understanding Collaboration in the Scholarly Commons
  • Community, Collaboration, and Impact: Open Scholarly Communication for Humanities and Social Sciences
  • Building an Open,Fair and Sustainable Information-Rich Research Institution
  • Data in the Scholarly Communications Life Cycle
  • The Basics and Beyond: Developing a Critical, Community-Based Approach to Open Education
  • Research Reproducibility in Theory and Practice
  • The Art of Transforming a Research Paper into a Lay Summary 
  • Open South: The Open Science Experience in Latin America and the Caribbean 
  • Pre- and Post-Publication Peer Review: Perspectives and Platforms 
  • Detection of Questionable Publishing Practices: Procedures, Key Elements and Practical Examples 
  • Open Data Visualization - Tools and Techniques to Better Report Data 
  • Public Humanities as Scholarly Communication 
  • Integrating Wikidata with Your Research and Curation Workflows 
  • How Much Does Open Access Cost? A Hands-on Approach to Tracking and Analysing Article Processing Charges 
  • Publishing Reproducible Code and Data: A Hands-on, Bring-Your-Own-Code Course
  • Opening the Research Enterprise: Partnering to Support Openness in Grant-Funded Faculty Research
  • Implementing Software Citation
  • Mentoring the Next Generation of Open Scholars: Approaches, Tools & Tactics
  • Structural Biology: A Prototypical Case for Publishing Big Data

Contact:  Stephanie Hagstrom [log in to unmask]

FSCI is organized by FORCE11 (The Future of Research Communication and e-Scholarship) in collaboration with the University of California San Diego Library.  Force11 is a community of scholars, librarians, archivists, publishers, and research funders who study and facilitate new developments in knowledge creation and communication. Membership is open to all who share this interest!

Violeta Ilik
Force11 Executive Board Member

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