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​​​​Open Access Week

23-27 October 2017OpenAccessWeek_logo.jpg



What are we doing to celebrate international Open Access Week 2017? Just scroll down through the list of events below to see what we've organised. We hope you'll take a few minutes to come along to a roadshow or maybe you want to come along to the Ask the Experts drop-in session at your campus.  


Open Access Week foyer roadshows

We're running a series of foyer roadshows jointly with RIO on all campuses during international Open Access Week. So stop for a moment and speak to staff about open access and take some info away with you too. Maybe you're curious about ORCID and want to find oout more and sign up for your own unique number? Come along to one of our foyer roadshows:  

  • Craiglockhart - Monday 23rd October 11am - 1pm
  • Merchiston -    Tuesday 24th October 11am - 1pm 
  • Sighthill -        Thursday 26th October 11am - 1pm 


Ask the Experts

Starting a research project and have a question or two? Maybe you're in the early stages of writing a journal article? As part of Open Access Week Information Services and RIO are running Ask the Expert drop-in sessions for staff and PhD students to ask questions and find out information about: 

  • Open Access
  • Act on acceptance
  • Submitting to Journals
  • Predatory Publishers
  • Repository
  • Author rights
  • Copyright Transfer Agreements

Friendly staff from the Library and RIO will be available to answer your questions. Ask the Expert sessions take place:

  • Craiglockhart: Monday 23rd October 1pm-2pm Room 1/47
  • Merchiston:    Tuesday 24th October 1pm-2pm Triangle Restaurant
  • Sighthill:        Thursday 26th October 1pm-2pm LRC1 entrance