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.