Open Access to Knowledge and Libraries: Achievements and Trends

The Association of University Libraries in the Republic of Kazakhstan and Nazarbayev University Library invite you to the 11th Eurasian Academic Libraries Conference (EALC) with the theme “Open Access to Knowledge and Libraries: Achievements and Trends” which will be held on 27-28 October 2022 at Nazarbayev University (Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan).

This year’s conference will highlight the present state of open access to knowledge transfer (Open Science, Open Educational Resources, OA technologies, etc.), the role and tasks of university libraries in promoting open access, and discussions on potential future developments worldwide. The Conference features distinguished researchers and engaging speakers. It will be a venue for scientific discussion, constructive exchange of ideas and the best practices through oral presentations. In addition, a range of special workshops to attract participants on wider issues on Open Access for future-ready libraries and library professionals.

The languages of the conference are English, Kazakh and Russian.

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We also extend our invitation to potential sponsors as exhibitors. As an exhibitor, you will enjoy exposure and direct marketing opportunities with practitioners and decision-makers in the field. You may choose from different sponsorship packages: Platinum, Gold, Silver, and Bronze.

Invited Speaker Talks

Open Access is playing a big role in academic and public libraries nowadays. OA repositories, OA journals, OA educational resources, research ethics, information literacy, and OA scientific publishing are some of the most discussed topics at contemporary conferences and workshops. The program committee invites notable speakers in the field highlighting these practices in a changing world.

The conference topics include:

1. Open Access, Open Data, and Open Educational Resources (Open Data Repositories, Open Data Management, and etc.);

2. Research Ethical Issues in Open Science (Research Ethics, Information literacy and E-research support, and etc.);

3. Open Access Scholarly Publishing and Copyright;

4. The Technology Trends of Open Access in Libraries;

5. Libraries’ participation in science popularization among the general public.

At the end of the conference, a general meeting of members of the Association of University Libraries in the Republic of Kazakhstan will be held. We have missed you and are thrilled to see you in person in 2022! Registration is open for the EALC 2022, so be sure to secure your spot at the frontiers of science today.

All conference participants are expected to pay the registration fee after completing the registration form.

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