Presentations about OA


Dr Virginia Barbour (November 2018) Accessing the outputs of Research. Will peer reviewed publications become a relic of the past? NHMRC Symposium on Ensuring value in Research. Sydney, 28 November, 2018

Dr Virginia Barbour (Jul 2018) Open and FAIR: building blocks of integrity in scholarship. WAGUL.  Perth, 13th July, 2018

Dr Virginia Barbour (Jun 2018) Sharing and promoting you and your work: And why you should care…  ResBaz Brisbane, 8th June, 2018

Luqman Hayes & Craig Murdoch (May 2018) He aha kia Tuwhera? Why be open? LIANZA, Brisbane.  May, 2018.

Dr Virginia Barbour (Apr 2018) Changing the system: advocacy and alliances for open knowledge.  La Trobe University.  April, 2018

Prof Virginia Barbour (Mar 2018) Trends in F.A.I.R and OA…and what we need to do next. QULOC Brisbane, 9th March, 2018.


Dr Virginia Barbour (Apr 2013) “Open Access and PLOS: The Future of Scholarly Publishing” – Queensland Brain Institute, 30 April 2014

Colin Steele, (June 2014) Open Access in Australia: National and Global Perspectives – OASPA   1st Asian Conference on Open Access Scholarly Publishing, Bangkok, 2-3 June 2014

Andrew Stammer, (May 2014) How to get published – ANU 15 May 2014 (audio file)

Rebecca Parker, (Feb 2014) Open publishing: an introduction – VALA L Plate series, 4 February 2014


Kingsley, D. (Dec 2013). Open access and the impact advantage. Presentation to the 3rd Annual Towards Research Excellence Conference 9th – 10th December 2013 – Rydges Hotel, Melbourne 

Kingsley, D. (Oct 2013). Open Access developments in Australia. Presentation to Open Access and Research Conference, QUT, Brisbane 31 October – 1 November 2013

Kingsley, D. (Oct. 2013). Advocacy – What works. Presentation to the Open Access and Research Conference, Pre-Conference Workshop, QUT, Brisbane, 30 October 2013

Callan, P. & Kingsley, D. (Oct 2013). Open access: policies, practices & challenges. Presentation to CAIRSS Research Repository Community Days 2013, Griffith University, Brisbane, 29 October 2013

Kingsley, D. (Sept 2013). Australian & international developments in Open Access. Presentation to ARMS 2013 Conference, Adelaide Convention Centre, 12 September 2013

Kingsley, D. (May 2013). Open Access in the humanities and social sciences: Australian developments. Presentation to the National Scholarly Communications Forum, Australian National University, 3 May 2013

Callan, P., Kingsley, D. & Kruesi, L. (Feb. 2013). National and international developments in Open Access: implications, opportunities and local initiatives. Presentation to ALIA Information Online 2013 – Brisbane Convention Centre 12 February 2013

Dr Alma Swan (Nov 2013) “Is Open Access just another fad?“ The inaugural Open Access Eminent Speaker Forum  – University of Queensland, 11 November 2013

Rebecca Parker ( Feb 2013) We’re gonna need a bigger boat: new directions for open access, Research Support Community Day, 14 February 2013

Hubbard, John (2013) “The Price is Wrong!” University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee OAWk 2013 event

  • Comparing  the cost of journal subscriptions to items such as Corvettes and diamond rings, ran on a loop in the University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee library in the days leading up to Open Access Week

Garza, Lynette (2013) “Managing your scholarly identity“, Presented as part of Open Access Week 2013 at Trinity University

  • Contains a good explanation of the benefits of a repository, and has a couple of excellent visuals to explain versions of work.

Perakakis, Pandelis (2013) “Beyond open access: facing academia’s real problems” at Ludwig Maximilian University in Munich, 5 December 2013

  • This talk by an Open Scholar co-founder focused on how the journal monopoly over three of the most basic processes in scholarly communication —validation, evaluation and dissemination— is creating problems even more important than the lack of accessibility to research output.

Hey, Tony (2013) “The Road to Open Access: Past, Present and Future“, at Open Access to Published Research: Current Status and Future Directions held at National Federation of Advanced Information Services (NFAIS), 22 November 2013

  • This presentation from Tony Hey, Vice President of Microsoft Research, covers many aspects of the open access movement and has some excellent clear slides (65 in total).

Broman, K (2013)  “Open access – a researcher’s perspective“, Symposium on open access publishing, Ebling Library, UW–Madison, 24 October 2013

  • This short (15 slide) presentation by a researcher in Biostatistics & Medical Informatics discusses the issues (and costs) of accessing work. Good graphics and figures.

Cirasella, J. (2013) “Open access – which side are you on?” , Open Access Week event at City University Library (CUNY), 24 October 2013

  • This presentation presents a clear push for open access from the Associate Librarian for Public Services and Scholarly Communication at The Graduate Center, CUNY. Many of the arguments for open access plus explanation of some of the terms are used in the discussion.


Rebecca Parker (Oct 2012) Open access and libraries: Pandora’s box? VALA forum on ‘Setting the default to open’, 24 October 2012


Open Access Week, 28 October 2011, University of Sydney – a series of short talks including Dr Alex Holcombe “Open your Ivory or Sandstone Tower”, Prof Simon Chapman “Much research is never cited, much not read”, Prof Martijn de Sterke “An Open Access Journal Case study” and Dr Matthew Todd “Open Science”

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