International Open Access Week is now in its 7th year. It is a global event promoting Open Access as a new norm in scholarship and research.
Visit the Open Access Oxford (OAO) website for the 2014 programme in Oxford (20-24 October), for University staff and students:
1. Open Access, Open Data Publication Platform from Nature Publishing Group: Better Data = Better Science.
Dr Susanna-Assunta Sansone (Associate Director, Oxford e-Research Centre and Honorary Academic Editor, NPG Scientific Data). The rise of open data-centric research and publication enterprises. Data sharing practices in life sciences and the importance of making yours more easily reusable. Susanna is a co-founder of BioSharing (reproducible research) and blogs about Open Data on the Guardian Higher Education Network.
Monday 20 October 2014, 2.00-3.00pm, Radcliffe Science Library.
2. Open Access Oxford — What’s Happening? (iSkills).
Craig Finlay and Juliet Ralph (Bodleian Libraries). A briefing on OA publishing and Oxford's position: how to comply with funder mandates including the new HECFE policy for post-2014 REF.
Tuesday 21 October 2014, 12.00-1.00pm, Radcliffe Science Library.
3. How Can the Wellcome Trust Help You With Open Access?
Tuesday 21 October 2014, 3.00-4.00pm, Knowledge Centre, Old Road Campus.
Drop-in session with tea.
4. The Open Library of Humanities: Gold Open Access for the Humanities Without Author-Facing Charges.
Dr Martin Eve (Lecturer in English, University of Lincoln and OLH Co-Founder). OLH is 'a project exploring a PLOS-style model for the humanities and social sciences'. Martin is on the JISC OAPEN-UK project committee, chief editor of Orbit, and writes about Open Access for the Guardian Higher Education Network.
Wednesday 22 October 2014, 2.00-3.00pm, Radcliffe Humanities Building, Lecture Room.
5. Your Thesis, Copyright and ORA (iSkills).
Sarah Barkla and Jason Partridge (ORA, Bodleian Libraries). How to deposit your thesis in ORA without infringing third-party copyright: essential guidance for DPhil students.
Thursday 23 October 2014, 10.00-11.00am, Manor Road Building, Seminar Room C.
6. The new Charity Open Access Fund (COAF): What Researchers Need to Know.
Margaret Hurley (Wellcome Trust). For researchers funded by Arthritis Research UK, Breast Cancer Campaign, the British Heart Foundation, Cancer Research UK, Leukaemia & Lymphoma Research and the Wellcome Trust.
Friday 24 October 2014, 11.30am-12.30pm, Cairns Library, John Radcliffe Hospital.