News: open access week

Why you should consider Open Educational Resources

Open access repositories

To coincide with this years International Open Access Week, the Library is shining a light on the benefits of Open Educational Resources (OERs) at a free, not-to-be missed webinar on Thursday 27 October that will discuss the benefits and challenges of using OERs in your teaching.

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Open Access Week, October 21-27, 2019

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Open Access Week 2019 is held October 21-27. If you have been thinking about making your work open access there has never been a better time to get started. Be one of the first 50 people to upload your author accepted manuscript into Aurora and you’ll receive a celebratory chocolate gift!  

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Sea Snakes, Scholarly Sharing and Open Access

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At the beginning of September an article in The Conversation reported the new discovery that a sea snake could breathe through the top of its head. It quickly became one of the most popular science and technology articles for 2019, with over 43,000 reads and being translated into Indonesian. Behind the story was an open access scholarly article.

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Publishing Principles for your Research: a Copyright and Open Access Perspective, 16 October

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Come on a guided tour through the publishing landscape - we'll step you through key considerations when deciding where to publish your research, as well as talk about the options to make your work open access. Bookings essential.

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Open Access Week 2018

October 22 - October 28 is Open Access Week and we have some events and a competition to get you into the spirit!

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