Open Access Week 2019

bookmark imageTake a look at the new international Open Access Week website.  There are posters, handouts, and other graphics to download to help celebrate this year’s theme. 

Create your own OA bookmark from our template – contact us here to request the link


La Trobe University has a great line up of special events for Open Access week. See events here.


Queensland University of Technology is rolling out it’s OA campaign on wheels, with its tour bike and wagon, along with a webinar on advancing science in Indonesia, a Hacky Hour on skills for open research, a symposium on Open innovation and a session on doing open access advocacy by stealth. 

The University of New England will be running pop-up coffee & chat sessions throughout the week. And the UNE repository has set a challenge for the entire month – uploading as many OA manuscripts as possible in…the RUNE race to 100.      

by Armidale artist Nadia Waters for UNE

Griffith University is hosting an expert panel on Thursday 24 October at the Gold Coast campus to discuss the importance of open access. More information here

UQ has a program of events and discussions throughout the week – see details on the blog post here        

Ginny Barbour will be participating in a webinar with Brian Nosek and Simine Vazire on the first day of OA week – Advancing science in Indonesia: current global research practices

UWA has a program of activities for OA week, including an OA week bike tour!

Flinders University has a program of events, including a screening of Paywall the business of scholarship.

Southern Cross Library has a set of resources and tools important for OA. It is running a panel on Wed 23rd Oct on Access and Indigenous Knowledge – details here.

Access and Indigenous Knowledge (Open Access Week Panel and Q&A)

USC has a program of workshops and other events

Deakin University has three webinars for OA week – details here – and are launching a new Resource Guide 

Charles Sturt University Library is presenting an “Understanding Open Access workshop” at 2pm, Wed 23 Oct. Register here

The University of Newcastle ran a campaign to get content into their repository and did a “Five Things about Open Access” set of blogs

Massey University Open Access week lecture: Open Knowledge and Mātauranga Māori Details here:

JCU library has 2 videos on Open Access and equity. Each video shows JCU academics talking about Open Access and equity in Open Knowledge. Also available via the repository, Research Online @JCU. They also have a daily blog post with a quiz on the library news blog. and a Facebook page