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Open Access

Open Access Information and Resources


Copyright 101: Why it is Important, and Videos & Images You Can Use
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Learn about the basics of copyright, fair use, and intellectual property and why it is important to you. You will also learn about resources you can use to find images and music to assist you with projects and assignments.

Ethics and Open Data  

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For Open Access Week 2020 and the theme "Open with Purpose," this introductory-level workshop will address the benefits and ethical considerations of the Open Data movement. We'll address what Open Data is, how to find Open Data, and explore some emerging ethical concepts to look to when engaging with Open Data.

Open Access & the Classroom  

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In this workshop we seek to highlight what Open Pedagogy is and isn’t and how it related to the Open Access movement. 

Navigating Open Access & Academic Publishing  

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In this workshop we will go over the different types of open access publishing and your rights as an academic author. Together we will discuss open access publishing as it compares to traditional publishing models, the benefits and the pitfalls.

Office Hours

Do you have specific questions about an Open Access topic? Visit the participating librarians for office hours on Friday, October 23rd, 2020. This will conclude our Open Access Week events and simultaneously push forward more open conversations!

Publishing (View event information)

Copyright & Fair Use (View event information)

Ethics & Data (View event information)

Open Access & the Classroom (View event information)