Scholarly Communications Summer Institute 2018

Force 11

 

Date: 2018-07-30to
Location: MET Building, UC San Diego
*Registration is Required.
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DESCRIPTION/ABSTRACT:

Members of the UC San Diego community are invited to attend the second FORCE11 Scholarly Communications Summer Institute being hosted by the UC San Diego Library, July 30 - August 3, 2018 at the MET Building.  All UC San Diego community members will receive a $150 tuition discount.  To receive the discount enter code UCSD-ORA when registering.

The FSCI2018 is a week long summer training course, incorporating intensive coursework, seminar participation, group activities, lectures and hands-on training. Participants will attend courses taught by world-wide leading experts in scholarly communications. Participants will also have the opportunity  to discuss the latest trends and gain expertise in new technologies in research flow, new forms of publication, new standards and expectations, and new ways of measuring and demonstrating success that are transforming science and scholarship.

Scientific and Scholarly Communication is in the middle of a system-wide disruption.  These changes have affected every aspect of research, from its practice, to its administration, to its use. There are new forms of publication, new standards and expectations, new ways of measuring and demonstrating success, new challenges and pitfalls.  At the FSCI, participants will have the opportunity to discuss the latest trends and gain expertise in new technologies in research flow, new forms of publication, new standards and expectations, and new ways of measuring and demonstrating success that are transforming science and scholarship. 

All levels of participant, from absolute beginners to those advanced at scholarly communication, will find courses of interest.  If you are a scholar/researcher, librarian, institution administrator, fund manager, publishing administrator/editor, data manager, student, or anyone else who participates in scholarly communication, you will benefit from attending FSCI. You can review the complete course list here: www.force11.org/fsci/2018/course-list. To register please click: www.force11.org/fsci/2018/registration-housing. Use code "UCSD" to claim the $150 discount.