BILETA panel on open access

BILETA 2008 – The 23rd Annual Conference
Thursday 27th March, 16.15 – 17.30
Glasgow Caledonian University
Open Access to Legal Information – A Panel and Open Discussion
Organised by SCRIPTed

The ‘Open Access to Legal Information’ session will comprise a panel, each member of which will discuss an element of open access and legal education, followed by an open discussion in which the audience is encouraged to participate. The panel will offer a broad introduction to the concept of open access in the legal context, and will address the special issues associated with operating an open access, online journal, open access and the new environment of demonstrating academic impact, and the need and possibilities for online journal networking.

  • Andres Guadamuz – AHRC Research Centre for Studies in Intellectual Property and Technology Law, University of Edinburgh
  • Shawn Harmon – Editor-in-Chief, SCRIPTed
  • John MacColl – European Director, RLG Programs, St Andrews University Library
  • Abdul Paliwala – Professor of Law at Warwick University
  • Diane Rowland – Professor of Law at Aberystwyth University

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