|Short title||ELPUB 2017|
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|Expanding Perspectives on Open Science: Communities, Cultures and Diversity in Concepts and Practices|
Theme:Expanding Perspectives on Open Science: Communities, Cultures and Diversity in Concepts and Practices
The International Conference on Electronic Publishing (Elpub) is entering its 3rd decade of continuous engagement with the changing landscape of publishing and scholarly communications. Elpub 2017 continues the tradition, bringing together researchers, policy makers, public managers, publishers, librarians, developers, entrepreneurs, users and all other stakeholders interested in issues regarding electronic publishing in widely differing contexts.
Cyprus is the third largest island in the Mediterranean, after Sicily and Sardinia. At the crossroads of Europe, Asia, and Africa, its geographic location, rich, unique history and cultural diversity make it particularly well suited for hosting ELPUB 2017.
The conference this year will focus on the diverse perspectives about Open Science, one of the most widely discussed topics in research communications today. Despite the common claims that Open Science improves transparency and accountability throughout the research life cycle while democratizing the knowledge production process, empirical research and conceptual validation of these ideas has been limited. In addition, there is a growing tendency to conceptualise Open Science as a set of conditions waiting to be met, without regard for regional differences, including cultural and historical contexts of knowledge production. We, therefore, invite researchers and practitioners from diverse backgrounds to share their results and ideas at what we hope will be a highly interactive forum.
Elpub is also exploring alternative models of interaction and co-creation between scholars and citizen scientists and the role of dissemination and publishing within these interactions. As such, the conference is open to a broad range of questions, including:
By assessing these interlinked questions, the aim is to improve our understanding of current challenges and opportunities in the ecosystem of open science, and how to move forward collaboratively in developing an inclusive system that works for a broad range of participants. Please join us in this exciting discussion!
Open Science and Interdisciplinary research
Open Science and the Research Lifecycle
Tools, Technology and Infrastructure
Funding and Sustainability
We invite submissions in the form of an extended abstract (see format below). All submissions are subjected to peer review. Authors whose abstracts have passed the first round of peer review will be invited to submit full papers. For each accepted paper, at least one author must register for the conference to present the paper. The same requirement applies for inclusion in the proceedings.
Moreover, all those with accepted workshop or demonstration proposals must commit to supporting the event (speakers, lecturers, panel members, etc.) by physically attending and coordinating their activity.
Papers submitted to this conference must not have been accepted or be under review by another conference or by a journal. They will be published in indexed open access proceedings. Furthermore, all accepted papers and posters will be archived at the Elpub Digital Library: http://library.elpub.net/. All contents published in the Elpub proceedings are open access via the conference archive under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution license, which permits unrestricted use, distribution and reproduction in any medium, provided that the original work is properly cited. All full papers, short papers and posters should be written in English, though other languages would also be considered, provided that an English translation of the abstract is also made available.
Contributions are invited for the following categories:
All extended abstracts must be submitted via the EasyAcademia system www.easyacademia.org/elpub2017 by
Click here to view submission guidelines.
Extended abstracts must be between 1,000 - 1,500 words and contain:
15 Oct. 2015 Distribution of Call for Papers
If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us:
General Chair: Fernando Loizides <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Programme Chair: Leslie Chan <email@example.com>,
|Science field||Information and communication technologies
|Time zone||(GMT +1:00 hour) Belgrade, Brussels, Copenhagen, Madrid, Paris|
|Deadline for Abstract Submission||16.01.2017.|
|Contact person||Leslie Chan|
|Phone :||(+357) 22 591 900 | F: (+357) 22 591 700|
|Web page/URL :||http://www.cyprusconferences.org/elpub2017/|