Case for Open Access

This week we celebrate Open Access Week on campus.  You may be wondering…

What is the case for open access publishing at UNC Charlotte?

Watch this quick video produced by Atkins Library, featuring UNC Charlotte University Librarian, Stanley Wilder, and Dr. Susan Arthur, Assistant Professor of Kinesiology, and Chair of the Faculty Advisory Library Committee at UNC Charlotte.

Have questions?

Visit Information Tables on Monday, October 21 between 10:30 and 12:30 at locations around campus (Atkins Library, Fretwell, CHHS, EPIC) to learn about open access, copyright, author rights, publishing agreements, federal funding requirements, and more.  Attend other open access week events on campus.

Learn more about the case for open access publishing at UNC Charlotte by visiting this Open Access Resources Page on the Atkins Library website.

Consider joining us for the Open Access Symposium on Monday, November 4 to become more engaged in this discussion on campus. Featured speakers include Pete Binfield, Co-founder and Publisher of PeerJ; David Hoole, Marketing Director of Nature; Della Sar, Director at Nature; Peggy Hoon, Scholarly Communications Librarian, Atkins Library; and a panel of UNC Charlotte faculty who have experience editing or publishing in open access publications.


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