Open Access Week 2018

Learn more about open access and the benefits to be realised by making scholarly outputs openly available during Open Access Week, 22-26 October. This year's theme is "Designing Equitable Foundations for Open Knowledge".

St Lucia

Monday 22 October

Time Event
10-11am

Caffeine Charge your ORCID
Merlo Coffee shop, The Great Court

Grab a free coffee with the Scholarly Publishing team and let’s talk ORCID!  Bring your laptop or use ours, and we’ll discuss with you how ORCID can save you time and increase your research profile.

The coffee is on us! No booking required, just show up and look for a Librarian!

2.30-3.30pm

ARC and NHMRC Open Access Compliance that Doesn’t Cost a Thing
Training room 02-D501, Centre for Digital Scholarship, Duhig Building

You may be aware of the changes in ARC and NHMRC Open Access Policies which state that research outputs arising from the projects funded by them must be made openly accessible within 12 months.

What does it mean for researchers and how much this could potentially cost? These are the questions that you may be asking and this session will help you find the answers and show the ways to comply without paying a thing.

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Tuesday 23 October 

Time Event
10-11am

Caffeine Charge your ORCID
Merlo Coffee shop, The Great Court

The coffee is on us! No booking required, just show up and look for a Librarian!

2-3pm

Get Grant Ready! (Workshop)
Training room 02-D501, Centre for Digital Scholarship, Duhig Building

Researchers are invited to attend this workshop where you will learn how to maximise your ORCID ID and ‘pimp your profile’.  The ARC are to support ORCID through the RMS System so Get Grant Ready! and make sure your ORCID is working for you.  It will save you time and increase your visibility in the lead up to the grant writing season.

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Wednesday 24 October

Time Event
10-11am

Caffeine Charge your ORCID
Merlo Coffee shop, The Great Court

The coffee is on us! No booking required, just show up and look for a Librarian!

12-1pm

ARC and NHMRC Open Access Compliance that Doesn’t Cost a Thing (Webinar)

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Thursday 25 October

Time Event
10-11am

Caffeine Charge your ORCID
Merlo Coffee shop, The Great Court

The coffee is on us! No booking required, just show up and look for a Librarian!

11am-12pm

Open Peer Review and How it Can Benefit You
Training room 02-D501, Centre for Digital Scholarship, Duhig Building

Peer review is a tough but essential step for getting your work published in reputable journals. Until recently there was little variation in the way peer review was performed but this is no longer the case.

Come and learn how to navigate newly emerging forms of peer review from the perspective of an author, reader and peer reviewer, and how this knowledge can benefit you.

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Friday 26 October

Time Event
10-11am

Caffeine Charge your ORCID
Merlo Coffee shop, The Great Court

The coffee is on us! No booking required, just show up and look for a Librarian!

10-11am

Overleaf: Open for collaboration (Webinar)

Overleaf is an online collaborative writing and publishing tool that makes the whole process of writing, editing and publishing scientific documents much quicker and easier.

The Library is providing free Overleaf Pro+ accounts for all students and staff who would like to use Overleaf for their projects.

Join this Webinar delivered by the Overleaf team to learn how you can benefit from using the platform.

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11am-12pm

CHORUS and UQ: Identifying and Monitoring Research Output (Webinar)

Join in this Webinar delivered by CHORUS for Librarians and people from UQ research management, administration, and support.

CHORUS has developed tools to identify, ingest and monitor funded article metadata and associated information using a range of persistent identifiers. We are partnering with funders and institutions to provide accurate data on where and when articles associated with funded research are published and with publishers to ensure that articles are openly accessible when required. This session shows how publishers, funders and institutions are working together to develop efficient solutions to identify research outputs, reduce the cost of compliance and manage outcome strategies

Mark Robertson, APAC Development Director, CHORUS

Mark is the Development Director in Asia Pacific for CHORInc (CHORUS) and also acts as a private consultant specializing in research and educational publishing.

Previously Mark led Wiley’s and Blackwell Publishing’s research journal program in APAC as Publishing Director for over 30 years with overall country responsibility for Australia and Japan as Executive Director. The former included building and developing a program of over 150 journals in partnership with learned and professional societies including over 80 in Australia. His contributions to the publishing industry have included Board appointments with the Copyright Agency Limited (Australia), the International Association of STM Publishers (STM) and the Australian Publishers Association (APA).

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Pharmacy Australia Centre of Excellence (PACE)

ARC and NHMRC Open Access Compliance that Doesn’t Cost a Thing
Tuesday 23 October, 1-2pm
PACE Health Sciences Library, Level 6, Training rooms 0870-6085 and 0870-6086

Register via our training page.


Mater

ARC and NHMRC Open Access Compliance that Doesn’t Cost a Thing
Thursday 25 October, 10-11am
Mater McAuley Library, Training room 0931-01.094

Register via our training page.

More information and training

Visit the:

  • Open access guide to understanding Open Access as an option for publishing journal articles
  • Library training page for more training, including research skills, research management and publishing, EndNote and information technology/software. UQ Staff and Students can also access online training courses at Lynda.com.

 

Last updated:
19 October 2018