Open Access Week Events for 2019 - Oct 21-27

Aug 30, 2019 · Megan O'Donnell

Open Access is the free, immediate, online availability of research articles, coupled with the rights to use these articles fully in the digital environment. 

- Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition (SPARC)

Celebrate Open Access Week, Oct. 21-27, 2019, with the Iowa State University Library!

Monday, Oct. 21

Workshop: Open Access Publishing: Where do I Start?  
1-2 p.m., Parks Library, Room 134 

Tuesday, Oct. 22

Making Government Better Through Open Science - Tom Schenk presents his ideas on how adopting open science principles can help smart cities thrive. Additional information is available from the Lectures Program website.   
5-6 p.m., Memorial Union Pioneer Room 

Wednesday, Oct. 23

ISU Open Science Roundtable  - This article will be updated as roundtable presenters are confirmed and if other events are added.
4-5:30 p.m., Parks Library Room 198 

Thursday, Oct. 24

“The Price is High” Game 
1-3 p.m., Parks Library, interactive display on 3rd floor
Candy and library promotional items will be offered. 

Thursday, Oct. 24

Workshop: Data Sharing 101  
Time: 3:30-4:30 p.m., Parks Library Room 32

More Information:

There are several forms of open access:

  • Fully open access journals (i.e., all content is open upon publication)
  • Hybrid open access journals (i.e., subscription publications that offer an open access option for an additional fee)
  • Open access repositories (e.g., the ISU Digital Repository)

At  ISU, the Library assists scholars with promoting their work through the  ISU Digital Repository and DataShare, ISU’s open data repository. For more information about open access and these services.