Open Access Week 2019

UCI Libraries celebrates International Open Access Week

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“Open Access is the free, immediate, online availability of research articles combined with the rights to use these articles fully in the digital environment. Open Access is the needed modern update for the communication of research that fully utilizes the Internet for what is was originally built to do – accelerate research.”  (SPARC)


Tuesday, October 22, 2019

Open for Whom?  Open Access and the Digital Archive”

Who are digital archives for? Join us for a panel presentation and discussion on ethical and other considerations when developing open and accessible digital archives. Moderated by Madelynn Dickerson, Research Librarian for Digital Humanities and History.


12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Langson Library 570

Lunch will be provided.

Wednesday, October 23

“Open Access Week: DRYAD Demonstration”

UCI Libraries will present the new DRYAD repository for data management. Danielle Kane, Interim Data Curation Librarian, will explain how DRYAD makes data discoverable, freely reusable, and citable for all research areas, from arts and humanities to science and medicine.


11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Langson Library 570

Thursday, October 24, 2019

Open Access Publishing and Scholarly Impact: Open for Whom? Expanding Your Audience”

UCI Libraries will present on Open Access publishing, copyright, managing and maximizing your scholarly impact. During this panel presentation, UCI Libraries will share how to position research to highlight author impacts, how researchers can maintain copyright of their work, how to follow good publishing practices and risks of predatory publishing.


11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Langson Library 570

Lunch will be provided.