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[ecrea] II Communicating Science: Emerging Publication Models

Fri Feb 20 16:06:31 GMT 2015


II Communicating Science: Emerging Publication Models

We invite you to present your abstract to the 2nd International Conference Communicating Science, that will take place at the Faculty of Arts and Letters of Unversidade da Beira Interior on the 21th and 22th of May 2015.?The abstract should be 500 words maximum and the deadline to submit ends on March 10th 2015.


March 10th: abstract submission March 20: speakers notification April 20: full paper submission

This international conference is organized by Labcom at Universidade da Beira Interior. Keynote Speakers include, among others, Jeffrey Beall, Allen Wilhite, Félix Moya Anegon, Moisés Matins.

Selection criteria: papers will be subject to a double blind peer review process.

Topics of Interest

• Science Publication / Arts and Humanities Publication ?

• Peer-review ?

• Open Access ?

• Predatory publishing/predatory editors ?

• Libraries and virtualization ?

• Producing and editing academic journals ?

• Bibliometrics and science evaluation ?

• Design and visual display of scientific data ?

• Communicating science to scientists and to the general public ?

• Qualitative indexes, directorys and journal databases ?

• Information and knowledge management ?

• Data mining ?

• Altmetrics and online academic tools ?

• Scientific publication’s future ?Working Languages: Portuguese, English, Spanish, and French. ?Conference outputs: Papers presented at the conference will be published in a special issue of the journal Communication Studies (ISSN: 1646-4974) currently indexed in Scielo, DoaJ, EBSCO, Latindex, Ulrich, and under review by Scopus and Web of Science. ?Selected papers will be published in a book (not proceedings) with english and portuguese editions. These volumes will have a paperback edition, and an Open Access electronic edition, to maximise dissemination. ?

For further information about sub-themes, criteria and process visit further inquiry into the conference contact: (agradim /at/ / (catarinamoura /at/

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