Open Access Week - October 21-27, 2019

For this year's International Open Access Week, the Library is sponsoring a variety of programs, from introductory workshops to an in-depth faculty panel on how the scholarly publishing ecosystem is changing. Join us in learning about the issues, challenges, and opportunities.


Panel Discussion The Scholarly Publishing Ecosystem: Changes and Opportunities
Tuesday, October 22
3:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Regenstein Library Rm 122
Join us for a faculty panel exploring the changing nature of scholarly publishing.

Learn more about scholarly publishing and open access at workshops held throughout the week.

Documentary Screening Paywall: The Business of Scholarship
Friday October 25
12:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. Regenstein A-11
Bring your lunch and watch a documentary on the nature of scholarly publishing and the need for open access.

Information Table
Come to the 1st floor of Regenstein on Monday October 21st to talk with librarians and pick up information and OA swag

Read More

Open Access Guide The Library's introductory guide to Open Access

Open Access Is Going Mainstream. Here’s Why That Could Transform Academic Life Chronicle of Higher Education article on how scholarly publishing is changing

Why Open Access? Exploration of how different user groups benefit from Open Access - by the Right to Research Coalition

Open Access Directory Compendium of Open Access information from Simmons College