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Open access

IOAW with 2017 date 

The theme for this year’s International Open Access Week is “Open in order to…”. This theme is designed to be an invitation to answer the question of what concrete benefits can be realised by making scholarly outputs openly available.

How can I get involved?

  • "Open in order to …" and tweet it along with the hashtags #OAweek #OpeninOrder  #LboroOA 
  • Enter or encourage your students to enter our International Open Access Week Competition.

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Click on the below link for competition guidelines

IOAW2017_Competition_Guidelines

  • Attend one of our OA sessions:

Event

Outline

Aimed at

Location

Date & time

Open Access  talk - title TBC

Introduction to OA, film of academics talking about benefits of OA, Q&A session 

PhD students

Graduate House Training Room

Thurs 26th October 

10:00-10:30

IOAW competition brainstorming

Explaining the competition, competition brainstorming 

PhD students

Graduate House Training Room

Thurs 26th October 

10:30-11:00

Open Access  drop-in session

Drop-in session to help with LUPIN, IR, Data Repository and ORCID IDs

Academics & PhD students  

Graduate House Training Room

Thurs 26th October 

11:00-13:00

Open Access  drop-in session

Drop-in session to help with LUPIN, IR, Data Repository and ORCID IDs

Academics & PhD students  

Library Seminar Room 2

Fri 27th October 

12:00-14:00

For further information on IOAW please contact Dr Foster at L.A.Foster@Lboro.ac.uk