Newcomers - Introduction to Open Access

This lunchtime session is part of the NEwComERs - Network for Early Career Essex Researchers one week training programme and will give you an overview of Open Access and how you can publish Open Access

  • Mon 8 Jan 18

    13:00 - 14:00

  • Colchester Campus

    EBS 2.68

  • Event speaker

    Jim Jamieson

  • Event type

    Workshops, training and support
    Newcomers (Network for Early Career Essex Researchers): Research Week

  • Event organiser

    Research and Enterprise Office

  • Contact details


Open access (OA) means making research publications freely available so anyone can benefit from reading and using them.

Making your research open access is increasingly required by many research funders and is also necessary for eligibility for the next REF.

This brief introduction to Open Access, includes:

  • How you do it.
  • Why you should  do it.
  • What you'lI get out of it.
  • What the funders' policies on Open Access are.
  • What the difference is between "gold" and "green" Open Access.
  • What will your publisher allows you to put on Open Access. 

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