At #UCDavis 3/31 – Frontiers in Publishing: Experience w/ open access publishing

Thursday, March 31, 2016

PANEL: 3:00P.M. – 5:00P.M. RECEPTION: 5:00P.M. – 6:00P.M.

UC Davis, Activities & Recreation Center (ARC), Meeting Room 1

Frontiers is a leading Open Access scholarly journal publisher, with 55 journals in many disciplines and growing. In addition to rising journal impact factors, Frontiers is advancing article-level and author metrics as new ways of measuring the impact of research. A growing number of UC Davis faculty members edit Frontiers journals and have gained experience with this new publishing model and its benefits and challenges for publishing research. Join

us for a look at the benefits of Open Access publishing for improving research impact through increased citations, and a cross- disciplinary panel of five UC Davis editors, on how Frontiers has worked in practice.

Participants:

MacKenzie Smith, University Library (moderator)

Neelima Roy Sinha, Plant Biology

Cecilia Giulivi, Molecular Biosciences & Vet Med

Patrice Koehl, Computer Science & Genome Center

Mary M. Christopher, Vet Med Pathology, Microbiology & Immunology

Arne Ekstrom, Psychology

Sandra Hausmann, Frontiers

Frontiers event poster 03-31-2016.pdf

About Jonathan Eisen

I am an evolutionary biologist and a Professor at U. C. Davis. (see my lab site here). My research focuses on the origin of novelty (how new processes and functions originate). To study this I focus on sequencing and analyzing genomes of organisms, especially microbes and using phylogenomic analysis

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