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Why Open Access is for life and not just for compliance

Target Audience: Research and Academic Staff

Did you know that for the next REF you will be expected to make your articles and conference proceedings Open Access?

Did you also know Open Access can benefit you? For example, increasing your citations count?

Brief outline:

This training session will introduce Open Access and how to make your work available. It will explain HEFCE’s REF requirements and research funders’ open access policies. We’ll look into how you benefit from Open Access, for example increasing your citation count. We’ll also show you how to find Open Access material.

What you can expect to learn:

The session will answer the following questions: 

 • What is Open Access?

 • Why should you make your work Open Access?

 • How do you make your work Open Access?

 • When should you make your work Open Access?

Facilitator Information / Led by:

Library staff

Alignment with RDF: Sub domain A1 (knowledge base)

 Training Dates:

23rd January, 12-1pm

22nd February, 12-1pm

23rd March, 12-1pm

Venue: Library Conference Room (36/4115)

Please Sign up via StaffBook:

Date: Thursday, March 23, 2017
Time: 12:00 - 13:00
Location: Hartley Library Conference Room
Campus: Highfield
Categories: Staffbook

Kate Walker

Contact Info:

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