Special Sessions - Early Career 2014

Regional Studies Association Early Career Conference 2014 - Sheffield, UK

Student & Early Career Session

Pros & Cons of Publishing in Open Access

Session organiser(s)

Julie Tian Miao, RSA Early Career Representative
Eduardo Oliveira, RSA Student Representative

Pros & Cons of Publishing in Open Access, comprises a ‘Warm-up Exercise’ and a ‘Debating’ forum. Specifically:

1) The Editor-in-Chief of RSA’s open access Journal – Regional Studies Regional Science – will give you an overall picture of how this open access journal is running;
2) The Editor of the Early Career Section will provide more detail on how students and early careers could benefit from publishing in this open access journal.

Then we will open the floor and discuss the ‘pros and cons’ of open access. Here we will have the conference’s plenary speakers as our debate leaders. Please come prepared with your specific doubts and questions!

Snacks and drinks will be provided at the end of the social event. 

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