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Open Access Week 24-27 October 2023: What’s on?

Open Access Week is a global programme that occurs annually at the end of October. This year’s event, running from 24-27 October, is themed around Community Over Commercialisation. Read more about Open Access Week.

Lunchtime kōrero sessions

Te Tumu Herenga | Libraries and Learning Services are hosting a series of online lunchtime kōrero sessions featuring Waipapa Taumata Rau kaimahi who are doing great mahi in the Open Access space. Join us every day from 12-12.45pm for a short presentation and Q&A on the following topics:

Tuesday 24 October
Topic: Sharks in the water: Don’t let predatory publishers scare you away from Open Access
Speaker: Donna MacColl, Te Tumu Herenga | Libraries & Learning Services

Wednesday 25 October
Topic: A Researcher’s Journey to Open Access & Open Research
Speaker: Siouxsie Wiles, Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences

Thursday 26 October
Topic: Breaking new ground: Founding a Diamond standard Open Access journal, platforming voices and shaking up the publishing status quo
Speaker: Louis Sartain, Faculty of Arts

Friday 27 October
Topic: Open Access to mātauranga Māori perspectives through the arts, ecology, activism and transdisciplinarity
Speaker: Dr. Mark Harvey, Faculty of Creative Arts and Industries

Open Access Australasia panel discussions

Open Access Australasia are running a series of two-hour panel discussions over the course of the week. Read the programme.

Tuesday 24 October, 2-4pm
Topic: What is community control and why does it matter?

Wednesday 25 October, 2-4pm
Topic: Like an open book: Can academic communities ensure our voices are heard by all?

Thursday 26 October, 2-4pm
Topic: Shine on, Diamond journals: Making sure they’re forever

Friday 27 October, 2-4pm
Topic: Creating space for Indigenous and Pacific research

Workshop: Pathways to Open Access @ UOA

You’re invited to Te Tumu Herenga | Libraries and Learning Services new free online workshop — Pathways to Open Access @ UOA. This session is perfect for University staff and early career researchers. Find out more about how to make research open, as well as the various Open Access financial support options available through the University.

When: Tuesday 24 October, 1-2pm
Where: Register for the Zoom event

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