Open Access Week 2018

We love this year’s theme of Equity for Open Access week, and planning is well underway for October.

paywall_junkmachineMany universities across Australasia & the world will be screening the new documentary Paywall the business of scholarship during Open Access week.  You can register here to receive a copy of the film to screen at your institution.  You can click here for a screening near you.

Australian and New Zealand institutions screening the documentary include:

Coffs Harbour, Gold Coast, Lismore:  Southern Cross University
22 Oct – Register here

Brisbane:  Queensland University of Technology
22 Oct – Register here

Perth: Curtin 24 Oct – Register here

Melbourne: APO screening at ACMI X 24 Oct Register here

Newcastle:  ALIA Hunter
27 Oct  – University of Newcastle

Melbourne:  University of Melbourne
26 Oct –  Register here

OTHER EVENTS

Online:  The 14 Days of Open Access – Southern Cross University
Visit each day in the lead up to Open Access Week to access a new OA tool

Online: Is “Open” always “Equitable”? VALA Webinar Register here

Perth:  Curtin University Screening of Paywall and a chance to play the Publishing Trap game 23-25 October Details here.

Melbourne: La Trobe “Open For all?” 23rd October  Register here

Melbourne:  APO Forum – Redesigning the public knowledge system:  new tools and strategies for research, policy and practice
25th Oct – Melbourne Register here

Brisbane: 3D printing – IP and innovation
25th Oct  -State Library of Queensland Register here

Melbourne: RMIT and La Trobe Open Textbook Forum Oct and Nov Details here


Earlier this year, we took part in a couple of sneaky pre-OA week events for RESBAZ in Brisbane & Sydney in June & July.

Please have a look at the new international Open Access Week website.  There are posters, handouts, and other graphics to download to help celebrate this year’s theme.