October 21, 2019, by Emma
Celebrating International Open Access Week 2019
Today marks the start of International Open Access Week – an annual, global event to celebrate the benefits of making access to knowledge freely available for everyone around the world.
From Monday 21 – Friday 25 October, the University of Nottingham Libraries’ Research Support Team will be marking the event with a host of sessions to help researchers make the most of publishing open access.
Open Access Week 2019 sessions
The sessions are free and registration is recommended but not required.
Open access drop-ins
Monday 21 and Thursday 24 October, 1 – 2pm
George Green Library Café, University Park
Drop in for a chat with the Research Support Team about all things open access including REF, funder requirements and depositing in RIS.
How will Plan S affect my research?
Tuesday 22 October, 12 – 12.45pm
B2, Hemsley Building, University Park
Our flagship session looks at the open access publishing initiative Plan S which is set to influence key UK funders when it arrives in 2021.
Open access for your research
Wednesday 23 October, 1 – 3pm
C09, Engineering and Science Learning Centre, University Park
Find out how to make your publications openly available with this special open access training session.
Sharing data workshop
Friday 25 October, 1 – 3pm
LG101, Hallward Library, University Park
A hands-on workshop covering the basics of sharing your research data in a data repository.