Join QUT Library to celebrate Open Access Week, a global event that runs from 20–26 October. Now in its eighth year, Open Access Week promotes free, immediate, online access to the results of scholarly research and the right to use and reuse those results. Universities around the world are holding events to celebrate this and to draw attention to the many benefits that arise from ‘open access’ research outputs. QUT Library will be running three events — please come along to one or more of these events and participate in the celebrations.
Accelerating Research with Open Access
On Monday 20 October, join a panel of three QUT academics talking about why they support open access. Panellists are Dr Nic Suzor (Faculty of Law); Professor Marilyn Campbell (Faculty of Education); and Professor Debra Anderson (Faculty of Health). The session will include an afternoon tea in celebration of International Open Access Week. V714, Library, Gardens Point, 2.00–3.00pm Please RSVP here.
How to Get Published
On Wednesday 22 October, the session will be aimed at HDR students and early career researchers and will cover the process of publishing in academic journals and things to consider when choosing where to publish. The session will also include a discussion about the trend towards open access publishing in academia. What are the benefits? What are the pitfalls that early career researchers need to watch out for? The session will include a morning tea in celebration of International Open Access Week. OJ Wordsworth Room, Level 12, S Block, Gardens Point, 9.30–10.30am Please RSVP here.
Distinguish Yourself as a Researcher — Get an ORCID
At the session on Thursday 23 October, find out what an ORCID is, why all researchers need one and how it will save you time in the future. The session will show you how to register for an ORCID and what to do with it. Be ahead of your peer group and get up to speed with ORCID now. The session will include a morning tea in celebration of International Open Access Week. IHBI Seminar Room, Kelvin Grove, 9.30–10.30am Please RSVP here.
We look forward to seeing you there. Questions? Contact your Liaison Librarian.