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Open Access Week 2017 @ La Trobe University

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Open Access Week 2017 @ La Trobe University

Time: October 23, 2017 from 1pm to 4pm
Country: Australia
Street: La Trobe University, Melbourne campus (Bundoora)
City/Town: Melbourne
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Event Type: panel, discussions, +, seminar
Organized By: La Trobe University - Library + Research Education and Development (RED) Unit
Latest Activity: Sep 24, 2017

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It's Open Access Week 23-27 October! Find out what Open Access research can do for you.

Our speakers will talk about running an Open Access journal, eBureau projects, and how the public can help create history and open resources. And where does copyright fit into all this? All these questions will be answered and more!

Join us for an informative and collegial afternoon!


01:00 - Welcome and opening remarks

01:15 - What is Open Access Week? (Simon Huggard, Deputy Director Research and Collections, La Trobe Library)

1:30 - The power of open archives and crowdsourcing transcriptions (Jonathan O’Donnell, College of Design and Social Context, RMIT)


2:20 - Open Access Panel 1

Lisa Amir (Judith Lumley Centre) on editing an OA journal | David Janssen (Library) on copyright | Thomas Shafee (LIMS) on Wikipedia

3:20 - Open Access Panel 2: eBureau

Brianna Julien and Louise Lexis (Life Sciences) | Sarah Midford(Humanities and Social Sciences)

3:55 - Closing remarks

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