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Open Access

This guide is to help UNLV authors learn about open access, article processing charges (APCs), avoiding predatory publishers, and open access policies.

Resources from OA Week 2023

Resources from OA Week 2023

There is no shortage of open access and publishing-related resources available. A few highlighted at the workshop and trivia table are listed below. 

Workshop and Outreach Activities OA Week 2023

This year we are celebrating International Open Access Week with a workshop and OA week trivia in the Lied Library lobby.

Campus event: Pop-up: Let's Chat about Open Access (Tuesday, October 24)

Not sure what "open access" means? Are you interested in open access, but not sure how to make your work open? 

Stop by our table in the Lied Library lobby to meet with Scholarly Communication Librarian, Andrea Wirth, ask questions and get information on open access and challenge yourself with open access trivia! Small swag items will be available to participants in the OA trivia and one lucky participant will win a bag of library swag!

  • When/Where: Tuesday, October 24, 2023 from 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM (no registration needed, just stop by)

Campus event: Introduction to Open Access Publishing (Wednesday, October 25)

This workshop will introduce attendees to open access publishing from the author's perspective. We will cover publishing in an OA journal, sharing your final, peer reviewed manuscript for just about any journal, and what to watch out for when selecting a journal in which to publish.

  • When/Where: Wednesday, October 25, 2023 @ 11:30AM online and in person (register)
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