R2R Preview by Research Information

Research Information, the “essential link between publishers, librarians and researchers” has published an informative preview of the Researcher to Reader Conference, highlighting the compelling Programme and the event’s plans for online interactivity and networking. Research Information is a media partner of R2R, sharing a common goal to provide a forum for everyone in the scholarly communications ecosystem to communicate with each other.

The article can be accessed here: https://www.researchinformation.info/news/r2r-conversation-goes-online

The Researcher to Reader Conference will be a fully-live and highly interactive online event, with face-to-face online networking. Registration is open here: https://r2rconf.com/r2r-registration/

Mark Carden
12 February 2021

Antiracist Workshop at R2R

The Programme for the Researcher to Reader Conference on 23-24 February 2021 will feature a workshop on an Antiracist Framework for Scholarly Communications. This workshop will be previewed at a free online session on Wednesday 10 February.

The workshop participants will meet three times over the two-day Conference, to discuss how to confront racism and transform workplace culture. The workshop will be facilitated by Jocelyn Dawson and Sabby Kaur.

Registration for the free online preview session, that will discuss plans for this workshop on Wednesday 10 February (and for other Conference previews on other dates), is available via this page:
https://r2rconf.com/2021/01/21/r2r-pre-conference-session-registration-is-open/

The Researcher to Reader Conference will be a fully-live and highly interactive online event, and registration is open here: https://r2rconf.com/r2r-registration/

Mark Carden
9 February 2021

COVID & Preprints Panel at R2R

The Programme for the Researcher to Reader Conference on 23-24 February 2021 will feature a panel on COVID-19 and Preprints. This session will be previewed at a free online session on Thursday 4 February.

The panel will discuss with the Conference participants the COVID-19 Rapid Review initiative and the lessons learned.

Registration for the free online preview session, that will discuss plans for this panel on Thursday 4 February 2021 (and for other Conference previews on other dates) is available via this page:
https://r2rconf.com/2021/01/21/r2r-pre-conference-session-registration-is-open/

The Researcher to Reader Conference will be a fully-live and highly interactive online event, and registration is open here: https://r2rconf.com/r2r-registration/

Mark Carden
4 February 2021

Research4Life Participants Invited

Researcher to Reader partnered with Research4Life in January to offer complimentary invitations for 10 academics or librarians from any of its eligible countries to the R2R Conference on 23-24 February 2021.

The participants have now been selected and invited to join the Conference, and librarians, researchers and lecturers will be joining us online from Bangladesh, Cameroon, Ethiopia, Ghana, Malawi, Nigeria, Pakistan, Peru, Uganda and Zimbabwe. Their participation will be a great contribution to the international and cross-sectorial conversation that is the hallmark of this event.

Registration is still open for the fully-live and highly interactive online Conference which will take place on 23-24 February. 

Mark Carden
4 February 2021

New Funding Models at R2R

The Programme for the Researcher to Reader Conference on 23-24 February 2021 will feature a presentation on a new funding model for Open Access books. This workshop will be previewed at a free online session on Wednesday 3 February.

The presentation will describe a partnership between Central European University Press and COPIM to create an innovative business model for OA books.

Registration for the free online preview session, that will discuss plans for this presentation on Wednesday 3 February (and for other Conference previews on other dates) is available via this page:
https://r2rconf.com/2021/01/21/r2r-pre-conference-session-registration-is-open/

The Researcher to Reader Conference will be a fully-live and highly interactive online event, and registration is open here: https://r2rconf.com/r2r-registration/

Mark Carden
25 January 2021

Peer Review Workshop at R2R

The Programme for the Researcher to Reader Conference on 23-24 February 2021 will feature a workshop on Peer Review. This workshop will be previewed at a free online session on Monday 1 February.

The workshop participants will meet three times over the two-day Conference, to discuss the value and visibility of peer review beyond the journal. The workshop will be facilitated by Iratxe Puebla and Chris Graf.

Registration for the free online preview session, that will discuss plans for this workshop on Monday 1 February (and for other Conference previews on other dates), is available via this page:
https://r2rconf.com/2021/01/21/r2r-pre-conference-session-registration-is-open/

The Researcher to Reader Conference will be a fully-live and highly interactive online event, and registration is open here: https://r2rconf.com/r2r-registration/

Mark Carden
29 January 2021

Open Access Models Workshop at R2R

The Programme for the Researcher to Reader Conference on 23-24 February 2021 will feature a workshop on Open Access Models. This workshop will be previewed at a free online session on Wednesday 27 January.

The workshop participants will meet three times over the two-day Conference, to discuss the future of transformative agreements. The workshop will be facilitated by Tasha Mellins-Cohen and Stuart Taylor.

Registration for the free online preview session, that will discuss plans for this workshop on Wednesday 27 January (and for other Conference previews on other dates), is available via this page:
https://r2rconf.com/2021/01/21/r2r-pre-conference-session-registration-is-open/

The Researcher to Reader Conference will be a fully-live and highly interactive online event, and registration is open here: https://r2rconf.com/r2r-registration/

Mark Carden
26 January 2021

Inclusivity Panel at R2R

The Programme for the Researcher to Reader Conference on 23-24 February 2021 will feature a panel on Inclusivity. This workshop will be previewed at a free online session on Tuesday 26 January.

The panel will discuss with the Conference participants how publishers can use their power in the scholarly communications ecosystem to make their products and practices more inclusive.

Registration for the free online preview session, that will discuss plans for this panel on Tuesday 26 January (and for other Conference previews on other dates) is available via this page:
https://r2rconf.com/2021/01/21/r2r-pre-conference-session-registration-is-open/

The Researcher to Reader Conference will be a fully-live and highly interactive online event, and registration is open here: https://r2rconf.com/r2r-registration/

Mark Carden
25 January 2021

EBSCO returns as R2R Sponsor

We are very pleased to announce that EBSCO has returned as a sponsor of the Researcher to Reader Conference.  EBSCO has previously been a sponsor of the 2016, 2017 and 2020 R2R Conferences and we are very happy to be welcoming them back for 2021.

EBSCO provides discovery services, online research content (databases, archives, e-books, e-journals & e-packages) and subscription management services for all types of libraries. EBSCO Information Services is a division of EBSCO Industries Inc, a family-owned company since 1944. 

R2R is grateful for the support of our sponsors, which helps to make the Conference more affordable for our participants. Registration is open for the fully-live and highly interactive online Conference which will take place on 23-24 February. 

Mark Carden
22 January 2021

Academic Writing Workshop at R2R

The Programme for the Researcher to Reader Conference on 23-24 February 2021 will feature a workshop on Academic Writing. This workshop will be previewed at a free online session on Monday 25 January.

The workshop participants will meet three times over the two-day Conference, to discuss what constitutes ‘good’ academic writing, and work on ways to reduce barriers and increase diversity by improving the effectiveness of researcher authoring. The workshop will be facilitated by Christine Tulley, Sara Rouhi and Anna Sharman.

Registration for the free online preview session, that will discuss plans for this workshop on Monday 25 January (and for other Conference previews on other dates) is available via this page:
https://r2rconf.com/2021/01/21/r2r-pre-conference-session-registration-is-open/

The Researcher to Reader Conference will be a fully-live and highly interactive online event, and registration is open here: https://r2rconf.com/r2r-registration/

Mark Carden
22 January 2021