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Open Access Week 2016

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Open Access Week 2016

Time: October 25, 2016 from 2pm to 5pm
Country: 5
Street: Plenty Road & Kingsbury Drive
City/Town: Melbourne VIC 3086
Website or Map:…
Phone: 94793028
Event Type: presentations, and, lightning, talks
Organized By: Steven Chang
Latest Activity: Oct 23, 2016

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Event Description

La Trobe University Library is hosting an afternoon of events supporting the International Open Access Week 2016 on Tuesday 25th October. The event will feature a range of interdisciplinary perspectives on open access publishing, open educational resources, open data, and more.

Below is the program of sessions. All welcome – feel free to drop in at any time. Coffee, tea and biscuits will be provided.

An Open Access Afternoon at La Trobe

Tuesday 25th October

2:00 – 5:00pm

Research Commons, Library Level 2, Room 2.09

La Trobe University, Bundoora





2:00 - 2.15


Jennifer Peasley, University Librarian

2:15 -2:40

Open Access – “follow the money”?

Eva Fisch – Manager, Research, Library

2:40 - 3:00

Open data and research data management

Andrew Williams – Senior Coordinator, Research Data, Library

3:00 -3:15

Coffee break


3:15 – 4:30









Lightning talks


  • Creating OA Subject Resources: Podcasts, eBooks and Conversation articles
  • The Knowledge Unlatched project
  • Developing accessible and participatory Open Educational Resources (OER)
  • Saving lives: open access in times of crisis
  • Founding and managing a peer-reviewed open access journal




Sarah Midford – Lecturer, Interdisciplinary Studies (College of ASSC)

Zac Holly – Senior Collections Officer, Library

Ruth Jelley – Instructional Design Advisor, Library

Stav Hillel – Senior Learning Advisor, Library

Quinn Eades – Lecturer, Core Interdisciplinary Studies (College of ASSC); Managing Editor of the journal Writing from Below

4:30 – 5:00

Q&A with the speakers



Please RSVP for the event here so we can determine catering requirements.


For more information contact Katie Wiese or Steven Chang.

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