Rebecca Wojturska

Open Access Publishing Officer

Background

Rebecca joined the Scholarly Communications team as the Open Access Publishing Officer in 2020, after working in academic publishing at Edinburgh University Press and the Royal Society of Chemistry.

Rebecca Wojturska manages Edinburgh Diamond, a library-based service which supports the publication of Diamond Open Access books, journals and conference proceedings by University of Edinburgh staff and students.

She has three degrees and over ten years' experience in academic and trade publishing.

Her main interests are Diamond Open Access, library-supported publishing, equitable publishing models, Gothic and horror literature, and board games.

Qualifications

MA Publishing (Hons) | Merit | Anglia Ruskin University | 2013-2014

MA English Literary Studies MA (Hons) | Merit | Durham University | 2011 – 2012

BA English Studies (Hons) | Second Class: First Division | Nottingham Trent University | 2007 – 2010

Responsibilities & affiliations

Invited speaker

2023

  • Edinburgh Open Research Conference
  • International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions
  • LIBER
  • Library Publishing Forum
  • Munin Conference on Scholarly Publishing
  • RLUK

2022

  • Charleston Conference
  • Edinburgh Open Research Conference
  • Library Publishing Forum
  • NISO
  • RLUK
  • SCURL
  • UKSG
  • UoE Learning & Teaching Conference

2021

  • The Geneva Workshop on Innovations in Scholarly Communication
  • LIBER
  • Open Publishing Fest
  • UoE Digital Skills Festival

LIBER Quarterly

2023-10-23 | Journal article

Title: An Open Book: launching a library-based Open Access books hosting service

DOI: 10.53377/lq.13745

Medical Library Forum

2023 | Journal article

Title: Edinburgh Diamond: growing a library-based Open Access hosting service

DOI: 10.34738/MLF.0078

Edinburgh Open Research Journal

2022-07-26 | Conference paper

Title: Diamond Open Access Publishing in the Library

DOI: 10.2218/eorc.2022.6953

Journal of EAHIL

2022-06-30 | Journal article

Title: Facilitating Student-led Diamond Open Access Publishing in the Library

DOI: 10.32384/jeahil18516