AOASG Webinars 2014

In 2014 AOASG hosted four Webinars during Open Access Week and a Forum in November

Webinar Recordings on YouTube

These recordings run for 45 -50 minutes

Date of recording Time Topic
Tuesday 21 October 12.30pm – 1.30pm AEDT “Open access 101” Watch recording
Wednesday 22 October 12.30pm – 1.30pm AEDT “Funder OA policies & requirements” Watch recording
Wednesday 22 October 2:30pm – 3.15pm AEDT “Understanding publisher agreements” Watch recording
Thursday 23 October 12.30pm – 1.30pm AEDT “The changing publishing landscape” Listen via YouTube


Open access 101 – Watch Recording – Webinar Slides Oct 21 (Slides)

  • The difference between Green/Gold/Hybrid
  • Accepted Version vs Publisher Version
  • How to determine green OA rules for prominent journals in a given field
  • Where to find information and support
  • Library staff
  • Sherpa/Romeo, DOAJ and other useful places
  • AOASG website

– Presented by Anna Daniel – Griffith University

 Funder OA policies & requirements – Watch Recording – Webinar slides – Funder OA Policies Requirements_October22 (Slides)

  • Overview of OA policies worldwide
  • Update on the NHMRC &/or ARC OA policies including requirements for data management & sharing plans in grant application
  • Use of NHMRC & ARC grant money to pay APCs
  • Government data and publication OA policies

– Presented by Paula Callan, Queensland University of Technology, and Catherine New, Curtin University

Understanding publisher agreements – Watch Recording – AOASG_PublisherAgreements_201401021_MB (Slides)

  • What agreements usually ask for and permit
  • What is required – license to publish
  • Alternative copyright options – CC and copyright addenda
  • What is Creative Commons & why to consider it
  • What authors can do about negotiating alternatives
  • The reality of how successful this approach is
  • Crown Copyright  – who is eligible and how it can assist OA. Could this be a model for Australian institutions to band together and fix OA?

– Presented by Martin Borchert, Queensland University Of Technology

Changing publishing landscape: Panel session – Listen via YouTube

  • New open access journal publishing models – PeerJ etc
  • Hybrid membership models for institutions, what to consider
  • Monographs – open options
  • Open monographs – authors’ responses and how they perceive its value.

 – Panel members:

  • Ross Coleman,Director, Collection and Digital and eScholarship Services department, Sydney University
  • Mal Booth, University Librarian, University of Technology, Sydney
  • Dr John Emerson, Director. University of Adelaide Press , University of Adelaide
  • Lorena Kanellopoulos, Manager ANU Press, Australian National University
  • Dr Nathan Hollier, Manager, Monash University Publishing, Monash University

We are intending to record the webinars and uploaded them onto the AOASG website.

Webinars offered by other organisations

The Australian National Data Service has an active Webinar program and recordings of all events are on the ANDS YouTube channel. Recordings and slides from all ANDS events (including the webinars) are also available.

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