The Department of Community Health Sciences and the O’Brien Institute for Public Health presents:
How to make your work open access without breaking the bank
Description: The academic community has recently seen an upswing in the open sharing of research materials, prompted by funding agency requirements, the need to quickly share new discoveries, and an interest in wider dissemination of knowledge. This is particularly true in applied fields such as public health.
- Participants will be able to describe a brief history of open access in scholarly publishing.
- Participants will gain a better understanding of how to make their published works open access, with an emphasis on no-fee options.
- Participants will be informed of supports through Libraries and Cultural Resources to help them make their published works open access.
- Open Access publishing discounts/waivers for UCalgary authors: https://library.ucalgary.ca/guides/scholarlycommunication/oafund
- SHERPA/RoMEO database for checking publisher policies: http://www.sherpa.ac.uk/
- Contact the library for assistance: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Presentation slides: How To Make Your Work Open Access Without Breaking the Bank
Christie Hurrell is the Director, Lab NEXT at the University of Calgary. Her role involves advancing digital research initiatives and partnerships, working on scholarly communication and open education initiatives, and coordinating Lab NEXT, the library’s digital scholarship collaboration space and makerspace. Christie’s research and practice interests stem from her interest in new ways of sharing and tracking the impact of research. Christie has an MA in Communications and Culture from Ryerson and York Universities, and an MLIS from the University of British Columbia.
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