International Open Access Week Launch and Panel Discussion - Library

Course description

Open Access Week 2023 runs from October 23-27 raising awareness of openly available research publications and data. Particularly with the introduction of Flinders University's Open Access Policy that includes requirements for open access publications. 

You are invited to attend the launch of Open Access Week opened by Professor Robert Saint (DVCR). Please see the program below. 

  • Open Access week launch by Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research) Prof. Rob Saint AM 
  • Morning tea  
  • Launch of Flinders Open Access Policy by Director of Library Services Prashant Pandey 
  • Panel Discussion moderated by Associate Director of Library Services, Liz Hall 
  • Panel members: 
    • Prashant Pandey (Library)
    • Professor Richard Maltby (HASS)   
    • Professor Corey Bradshaw (CSE)   
    • Associate Professor Erin Morton (MPH/HDCT)
    • Senior Lecturer Hila Dafny (NHS)  

Light refreshments will be served following the panel discussion. 

This event will be both in person at the Central Library, Noel Stockdale Room and online. In-person is from 10:45 for 11:00 start. Please RSVP by 19/10/2023, 4:00 pm, particularly if you are attending in person for catering purposes. 

Online streaming will commence at 11:30. Registered attendees can join online with the meeting link provided. 

Please check this link for the planned sessions and enrol to celebrate Open Access week.


Type of course

Information session


Liz Hall

Who should attend

  • Early and mid-career researchers 
  • Established researchers 
  • Higher Degree by Research student 
  • Research support staff members 

What you will learn

By participating in the whole planned sessions by the end of Open Access week, you will learn:
  • How to comply with the Flinders University Open Access Policy 
  • The three pathways available to you to make your work Open Access  
  • How to upload your Author Accepted Manuscript into ResearchNow  
  • Definition of a Read & Publish agreement  
  • What publishers, Flinders University Library has Read & Publish agreements with for 2023  
  • Definition of predatory publishing 
  • How to make your research data openly available using ROADS 
  • Understanding of copyright ownership works with publications, including how and when copyright is transferred to publishers and what it means when you publish open access. 

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