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Open Access: Advocating for Change Open Access: Advocating for Change

Two main forces drive the OA movement: the need to find an alternative to current subscription models and the overwhelming benefits to providing freely available, peer-reviewed research findings to more people. Despite the momentum, and despite significant backing from institutional and government funding sources, widespread acceptance of open access has progressed more slowly than many advocates had hoped.

Join this webcast to gain insight and perspective from our experts on the barriers and common misconceptions about OA, and offer some strategic and practical advice. They discuss how OA can emerge as a key asset for authors, publishers and researchers–and essentially benefit humanity as a whole.

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FUNDING

funding Who pays for open access? In this learning module, we explore a variety of funding models and sources, including APCs and journal 'flipping'.

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BEYOND OPEN ACCESS

beyond open access Is Open Access the first step towards Open Science, Open Research and Open Knowledge? What's even meant by those terms, and what's involved?

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SUPPORTING OPEN ACCESS

supporting open access How can libraries support the practical aspects of Open Access? In this learning module, we shed new light on technology, funding mandates, and more.

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ADVOCACY AND CHANGE

advocacy and change Who's driving open access? In this learning module, we look at the thought leaders and organizations who are carrying the OA movement forward.

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Open Access: How to Support Researchers Open Access: How to Support Researchers

Tuesday, March 21, 2017, 3:00PM–4:00PM ET / 12:00PM–1:00PM PT

OA has been growing steadily, but while it's becoming more established, it is still a model undergoing transformation. By definition, open access is the free and unrestricted access to scholarly and scientific work, but the system remains unbalanced and the practicalities of implementation are challenging. Issues like funding models, copyrights, predatory practices and discoverability are considerations that must be factored. To ensure success, researchers need guidance and support to perform vetted analysis and establish clear policies.

View this webcast to learn about the common challenges surrounding Open Access and how several experts have made significant gains by providing publishing platforms, encouraging scholarly communication and delivering detailed cost analysis into the benefits of Open Access frameworks.

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Anneliese Taylor, Assistant Director, Scholarly Communications & Collections, University of California continues our expert dialogue series in the Open Access movement.
Lisa Schiff, Technical Lead, Access & Publishing Group, California Digital Library continues our expert dialogue series in the Open Access movement.