Research Publication and Dissemination - The Future?, January 10, 2008
Speaker Presentations

Research Publication and Dissemination - the Future?

Thursday 10th January 2008

National University of Ireland, Galway


 Speaker Presentations



Scholarly publishing

Keynote speaker 1

Scholarly research publication and dissemination in transition – then and now.
Professor Frank Gannon: Director General of Science Foundation Ireland.                                          

Publication and Performance: the Impact Factor imperative
Ms Patricia Brennan, Manager of Product Development, Thomson Scientific.


Reinventing the scholarly journal – Open Access to be or not to be?

Stakeholder perspectives:

A publishers perspective:
David Hoole, Head of Brand Marketing and Content Licensing, Nature Publishing Group (UK).

A funders perspective: 
Mr Martin Hynes, Executive Director, the Irish Research Council for Science, Engineering and Technology [IRCSET].

An institutional perspective: increasing the University’s research impact and benefiting the researcher through Open Access and integrated research information systems.   
Ms Niamh Brennan, Programme Manager, Research Information Systems & Services, Trinity College Dublin.


A new publishing paradigm:

Keynote speaker 2

New horizons in scholarly publication in the humanities & social sciences.
Professor Nicholas Canny, Vice President for Research, National University of Ireland, Galway.

Facilitating access & dissemination of research: the role of the academic library.
Mr Robin Adams, Librarian and College Archivist, Trinity College Dublin, Chair of Irish Universities Association Librarians Group.

Research publication & enabling technologies for improved communication
Professor Stefan Decker, Director, Digital Enterprise Research Institute, National University of Ireland, Galway.