SMS scnews item created by Alexander Molev at Sun 23 Oct 2011 1135
Type: Announce
Distribution: World
Expiry: 28 Oct 2011
Auth: alexm@110-174-55-156.tpgi.com.au (amol0216) in SMS-WASM

Open Access Week

Open Access: Learn.  Share.  Grow.  

Open Access (OA) is an important global trend where researchers choose to provide free
online access to their publications.  To celebrate Open Access Week all research-active
staff and students are invited to presentations by academic colleagues Simon Chapman,
Martijn de Sterke, Alex Holcombe, Matt Todd and Goetz Richter who are harnessing the
power of OA to extend their research influence and grow their citation rates.  Learn
about the benefits of OA for scholarly collaboration; the open science movement; the
important of OA for disciplines striving for recognition; and combining social media and
OA to increase exposure.  



· Date: Friday 28 October, 2011 

· Time: 2:00 - 4:00 PM 

· Venue: Victoria Park Room Level 5, Fisher Library 

 Places are limited and RSVP is essential.  RSVP to library.rsvp@sydney.edu.au by 24
October.  

Here is a link to the Open Access support page which the Library created for the Faculty
of Science: 

http://escholarship.library.usyd.edu.au/ses/science.html 

This includes instructions on how to upload your publications to the Sydney eScholarship
Repository: 

http://ses.library.usyd.edu.au/ses/submit.php 

and a link to the License Addendum Generator, which creates a publishing contract
addendum to allow your work to be made available on open access: 

https://open.library.usyd.edu.au/ 

MICHAEL ARNDELL Science Library Services Team


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