The 6th conference on scholarly publishing in the context of open science.

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We welcome you to take part in a conference that strives to present and discuss the plurality of approaches to the scholarly publishing and assessment (metrics) and new trends in the scholarly publishing area. The PUBMET2019 conference will present innovative approaches, best practice discussions and take on future challenges. The organizers aim to maintain lively discussion among experts in various fields involved in scholarly publishing and dissemination of knowledge. The field of scholarly publishing and metrics includes all disciplines and variety of skills: researchers from different research areas, information specialists and librarians, editors, publishers, educators and students, policy makers and managers contribute to this field of investigation.



The lectures will cover broad topics on Open Science, including Open Access, open data, open repositories, and open peer review, publication and editorial practices, copyright and licensing issues, plagiarism and other ethical considerations, advances in digital scholarly publishing, and scholarly metrics and assessment.


On the pre-conference day 18 September 2019 several workshops will offer opportunity for participants to acquire additional knowledge on Creative Commons licences, Plan S initiative, new publishing models and academic writing.


A great opportunity to meet your colleagues, researchers, editors and publishers to discuss new trends, products, and to join some great initiatives.

Ask the Expert

There will be plenty opportunities for formal and informal discussions and to raise questions on the topics vital for your work and profession.

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Programme Book of Abstracts
  1. in Lecture hall Aula Magna
    1. Registration (Registration desk)
  2. in Lecture hall Aula Magna
    1. Registration (Registration desk)
    2. Conference opening (Ministry of Science and Education representative, University of Zadar representative, PUBMET2019 Chair)
    3. Coffee break
    4. Lunch break
    5. Sponsors' block
      Chair: Krešimir Zauder
    6. Coffee break with poster session
      1. Marijana Briški Gudelj, Josipa Zetović
      2. Ksenija Baždarić, Evgenia Arh
      3. Neven Pintarić, Anita Pavić Pintarić
    7. Conference dinner (Konoba "Dalmacija")
  3. in Lecture hall Aula Magna
    1. Panel discussion: Scientific publishers and Plan S
      Chair: Jadranka Stojanovski
    2. Round table: What the future brings to Croatian scholarly publishing – in Croatian
      Chair: Vladimir Mrša
    3. Coffee break
    4. Lunch break
    5. Conference closure
    6. Zadar city tour
    1. Excursion to the nature reserve Vransko lake

On September 21st there is going to be an excursion with a licensed tourist guide to a viewpoint at the natural park Vransko lake, followed by visiting Biograd na Moru, and ending with olive oil and wine tasting.