Press Release: Berlin-3 Open Access Conference, Southampton, Feb 28 - Mar 1 2005

Stevan Harnad harnad at
Wed Jan 12 07:39:20 EST 2005

               ** Apologies for cross-posting **

The 3rd international conference on implementing the Berlin Declaration
on Open Acess will take place in Southampton February 28 - March 1 2005.

The full programme will appear very shortly at that site.

Contact details for the programme: 

        Dr. Hans F Hoffmann
        CH 1211 Genève 23
        Tel. +41 22 7675458/2849
        Fax  +41 22 7823011
        email: hans.falk.hoffmann at

Temporary contact for the local host at Southampton:

        Dr. Steve Hitchcock
        sh94r at

Prior Amsci Threads:

    "Berlin Declaration on Open Access" (Oct 2003)

    "Draft letter for institutions to sign 
    to implement Berlin Declaration" (Dec 2003)

    "May 12 CERN meeting on implementing 
    the Berlin Declaration" (May 2004)

    "Next follow-up Open Access Conference 
    or workshop in Southampton/UK" (Nov 2004)

A complete Hypermail archive of the ongoing discussion of providing
open access to the peer-reviewed research literature online (1998-2004)
is available at:
        To join or leave the Forum or change your subscription address:
        Post discussion to:
    american-scientist-open-access-forum at

UNIVERSITIES: If you have adopted or plan to adopt an institutional
policy of providing Open Access to your own research article output,
please describe your policy at:

    BOAI-2 ("gold"): Publish your article in a suitable open-access
            journal whenever one exists.
    BOAI-1 ("green"): Otherwise, publish your article in a suitable
            toll-access journal and also self-archive it.

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