Community of Practice Call – Publishing workflow and library processing workflow

The success of the transition to open access in scholarly publishing is intimately related to the streamlining, intuitiveness and efficiency of the publication and access workflows. This crucial aspect is reflected in one of the main transformation drivers on ESAC’s “How transformative is it?” spectrum, where the envisioned goal is to achieve a state where “the process of open dissemination of research is supported and optimized with infrastructure and standards that streamline the work of authors, institutions, funders, publishers and other partners in the scholarly communication ecosystem.”

The upcoming instalment of the ESAC Community of Practice call is dedicated to ways in which publishers and libraries are adapting their workflows to the open access publishing paradigm, through the implementation of transformative agreements. Our speakers provide insights from the librarian, publisher, and infrastructure provider perspectives.

Come with your own experience and questions, as plenty of time will be allotted for discussion. All are welcome.

Guest speakers
Yvonne Campfens, Executive Director, OA Switchboard
Sze-Kie Ho, Director, Wiley Open Access Accounts (Product Strategy and Operations) and Open Access Transition
Lisa Lovén, License Manager, Bibsam Consortium, National Library of Sweden


Date and registration

Tuesday, 04 October 2022

Registration Slot 1 (9:00 – 10:00 CET, congenial for Europe, Africa, Asia, Oceania time zones)
Registration Slot 2 (17:00 – 18:00 CET, congenial for The Americas, Europe, Africa time zones)


About the ESAC Community of Practice calls “Putting Open Access into Practice”

Through the framework of transformative agreements, libraries and library consortia are transforming their workflows, data streams, administrative processes, organizational structures and budget lines, in order to prepare for a fully open access paradigm in scholarly communication. From this evolution, new standards and good practice are continuously emerging. The ESAC Community of Practice calls, Putting Open Access into Practice, are opportunities for library and consortium staff—as well as publishers and other stakeholders—to exchange experiences in operationalizing open access on a large scale through transformative and other OA publishing frameworks.