The University Library’s Senior Research Librarians, Ms Debbie Booth, Ms Lisa Ogle and Ms Ruth Talbot-Stokes and Research Advantage will deliver a variety of online sessions that support this years Equity and Inclusion theme for International Open Access Week, 19 – 25 October 2020.

Click on the headings to book your session.

Plan, Archive and Publish your Data – Data Management Dashboard Launch

11:30am – 1:00pm Monday 19 October 2020
The new Data Management Dashboard is a one stop shop for your data management needs. In this session learn how to develop a Data Management Plan; create a data record in compliance with the Code for the Responsible Conduct of Research; and publish your data to meet your funding or publishing requirements

Know your Rights – Copyright, Creative Commons and Open Access

12noon – 1:30pm Tuesday 20 October 2020

When publishing you are usually asked to transfer copyright to the publisher, who in turn sets the terms for providing open access. Find out how to identify publishers that let you retain your author rights; apply Creative Commons licences to your work; or negotiate your rights using an author addendum to the standard publishing agreement.


Open Access Health Check – How Green is Your Research?

12noon – 1:00pm Wednesday 21 October 2020

An introduction to online tools for finding open access research; analysing your open access citation patterns; and looking at your open access footprint.


Which Open Access Journal?

10:00 – 11:00am Thursday 22 October 2020

Learn how to identify credible, relevant and high impact open access journals to publish in. 


Increase the impact of your research by becoming a Wikipedia editor

1:00 – 2:00pm Thursday 22 October 2020

Learn how to use Wikipedia to raise your citations – this is an external workshop presented by Thomas Shafee

There are many more online events throughout the week, find out more via the Open Access Week website.

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