Open Access continues year round

Tuesday, November 7th, 2017

Library staff, with help from our friends, led ACU’s celebration of International Open Access Week from October 23- 29 this year. We sincerely thank and acknowledge everyone who contributed to its immense success. Staff from all over the University participated in events including Library displays on all campuses, a Library video ...

Open in order to make information freely available

Sunday, October 29th, 2017

This interview is part of a series celebrating Open Access Week 23-29 October, 2017. Interview with: Dr David Opar Lecturer, Exercise Science Faculty of Health Sciences Australian Catholic University (Melbourne) How do you see open access reflecting the ACU mission? I believe that Open Access supports the greater good as it allows any individual access to information. This ...

Open in order to share research findings widely

Friday, October 27th, 2017

This interview is part of a series celebrating Open Access Week 23-29 October, 2017. Interview with: Dr Baljinder K. Sahdra Senior lecturer Deputy Head, Positive Psychology Research Program, Institute for Positive Psychology and Education Australian Catholic University (Sydney) How do you see open access reflecting the ACU mission? It promotes the common good by making specialist knowledge ...

Open in order to advance and share scholarship

Thursday, October 26th, 2017

This interview is part of a series celebrating Open Access Week 23-29 October, 2017. Interview with: Leonard Baatiema Public Health PhD Candidate Faculty of Health Sciences Australian Catholic University (North Sydney) How do you think open access assists peoples in need? I believe people in need especially those from resource-poor settings stand to benefit from open access in ...

Open in order to share data

Tuesday, October 24th, 2017

This interview is part of a series celebrating Open Access Week 23-29 October, 2017. Interview with: Dr Jean Burke Senior Lecturer, Social Work Faculty of Health Sciences Australian Catholic University (Strathfield) How do you think open access assists peoples in need? I think open access data-sets can be accessed by students and researchers, including those in low-resourced countries, ...

Open in order to empower and enable access

Monday, October 23rd, 2017

This interview is part of a series celebrating Open Access Week 23-29 October, 2017. Interview with: Dr Kunle Ola Lecturer, Thomas More Law School Faculty of Law and Business Australian Catholic University (Melbourne) How do you think open access assists peoples in need? 1. By enabling access. 2. By removing the barriers (price, technological and legal) to access Why ...

Increase your reach by publishing Open Access

Tuesday, October 25th, 2016

Open Access refers to online research outputs that are free of all restrictions on access and free of many restrictions on use. Open Access Week is a global event held from October 24 – 30, 2016 that aims to generate increased awareness of Open Access publishing among the higher education ...

Open Access Week: 19-25 October ‘Open for collaboration’

Saturday, October 17th, 2015

It's Open Access Week, but what does that mean?? This infographic may help. Check out our library OA subject guide also!

Open access week

Thursday, October 17th, 2013

The ACU Library Research Committee has organised an event to celebrate International Open Access Week. 'How Open Access Can Improve your Research Impact' Tuesday 22 October 2013, 1-3 pm (AEDT) – (Brisbane 12-2 pm) National – Videoconference Kylie Pappalardo, a current PhD candidate at ACU and the ARC’s Centre of Excellence for Creative Industries ...

UNESCO to publish under open access

Wednesday, May 22nd, 2013

UNESCO to make its publications available free of charge as part of a new Open Access policy. "UNESCO will make its digital publications available to millions of people around the world free-of-charge with an open license. Following a decision by the Organization’s Executive Board in April, UNESCO has become the first ...