University Libraries hosting workshops for International Open Access Week

October 23, 2017 | Events, UToday, Library
By Staff

This year marks the 10th International Open Access Week, Oct. 23-29. The goals of International Open Access Week are to facilitate research, recognize scholarship and increase collaboration.

The University Libraries will host a series of 30-minute educational workshops to increase awareness of open access publishing in academia.

The following workshops will all be held at 12:30 p.m. on the following dates on both campuses:

• Open Access Publishing — Learn about caveats and helpful resources regarding open access publishing models. This workshop also will provide information about predatory publishing practices. It will be held Tuesday, Oct. 24, at Carlson Library Room 2024, and Thursday, Oct. 26 in Mulford Library Room 420.

• Theses and Dissertations — Explore how open access for electronic theses and dissertations benefits both scholar and author. Also, learn what the top five downloaded electronic theses and dissertations are from UT on the Digital Repository. This workshop will be held Tuesday, Oct. 24 in Mulford Library Room 420, and Wednesday, Oct. 25, in Carlson Library Room 2024.

• Institutional Repository — Get updated on new features in UT’s repository. Learn what it contains and how you can use it. Find out Wednesday, Oct. 25, in Mulford Library Room 420, and Thursday, Oct. 26, in Carlson Library Room 2024.

Details about all free, public workshops can be found here.

For questions and additional information, contact Lucy Duhon, scholarly communications librarian, at 419.530.2838 or

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