News: open access week
How might we make higher education more equitable and accessible for a growing and diverse student population?
With all the talk around Open Access Week, many of our researchers might be wondering Why do we even need to adopt open access? and What problem does it really solve? Copyright is one of the key underlying factors that adds friction and costs to distribute and reuse knowledge products – a friction that open access largely addresses.
As a researcher, you’re probably aware of what Open Access (OA) publishing is – publishing your research outputs in a way which can be read by anyone, anywhere in the world.
You may have heard that the University's Open Access Policy was recently updated. It is important for all researchers at the University to understand their responsibilities around making their research outputs open.
Open Access Week 2023 (24 October to 27 October) is an opportunity to join together, take action, and raise awareness around the importance of community control of knowledge sharing systems. This year’s central theme is Community over Commercialisation.
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.
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!
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.
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.