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Open Access Week

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This October the University of Reading Library is hosting a number of events to celebrate International Open Access Week.

Now in its tenth year, International Open Access Week is an opportunity for the academic and research community to continue to learn about the potential benefits of open access, to share what they’ve learned with colleagues, and to help inspire wider participation in helping to make open access a new norm in scholarship and research.  

Please come along and take part in our Open Access week activities on campus next week. There is no need to book. 

Wednesday 24 October – Paywall 

Join us for a screening of Paywall: The Business of Scholarship, a documentary about academic publishing and the tug of war over paywalls.

Time: 13:00-14:30. Location: Edith Morley G27. 

Friday 26 October –The Game of Open Access 

Play an open access board game about open access! At this informal session you will develop an understanding of open access through the initial idea for an article to its acceptance for publication. Bring your lunch. 

Time: 13:00-14:00pm. Location: Carrington 201. 

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