Singapore Celebrates Open Access Week 2017

Did you know …
1. There more than 10K open access journals and over 2.6 million OA articles indexed in the Directory of Open Access Journals
2. There are more than 4 million OA theses indexed in Open Access Theses and Dissertations
3. The total of OA publications in Institutional Repositories of A*STAR, National Institute of Education, Nanyang Technological University, National University of Singapore, and Singapore Management University exceed 120K

Embark on your Open Access journey by taking part in activities happening here in Singapore,

  • Raising your research visibility with open research data: presentations and panel discussion on 24 Oct, 9.30am to 11.30am, organised by Nanyang Technological University and National Institute of Education libraries. Click here for registration and details.
  • Open Access (OA) publishing- books and journals articles: a talk organised by National University of Singapore Libraries, Oct 24, 2pm to 4pm. This talk will cover types of open access, costs of OA publishing, funders’ mandates, etc. As seats are limited, please register early.

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Check out other Open Access Week events taking place around the world here.

Singapore Celebrates Open Access Week 2015

Did you know …

– there are more than 10,000 open access journals

– there are more than 2 million open access theses and dissertations

– local funding agencies such as A*STAR and National Research Foundation have Open Access policies

A*STAR, NIE, NTU, NUS, and SMU have open access repositories

Find out about the potential benefits of OA during Open Access Week (Oct 19 – 25, 2015) by attending one of the talks organised by NIE Library, NTU Libraries, or NUS Libraries:

#OpenAccess publishing in quality journals with no fees! Discover the possibilities … (Oct 20, open to public)

Discover and be discovered! Open access and your thesis (Oct 21, open to public)

Taylor & Francis : How to write journal articles (Oct 21, open to public)

SAGE Publications : Simple guide to writing a journal article  (Oct 22, open to public)

Other ways of getting involved during OA Week include:

– Help to edit Wikipedia’s Open Access-related content by translating information into a new language or adding your knowledge to an article

– Extend the reach of your publication by submitting the accepted versions of your works in your institutional repository

– If you are not based in Singapore, have a look OA Week events that will be taking place around the world. I am sure you will find something happening near you.