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Libraries to Offer Sessions on Open Access Publishing During Open Access Week Oct. 22-28

October 11th, 2018

Open Access Week 2018Purdue University Libraries will kick off International Open Access Week (October 22-28) with a presentation, “Transparency and Openness in Publishing,” at 2 p.m. Monday, Oct. 22 in Armstrong, room 3115.

Led by Scholarly Publishing Specialist Nina Collins and Data Repository Outreach Specialist Sandi Caldrone, the session will cover current issues in scholarly publishing, the benefits offered by transparency and open publishing practices, and open publishing services provided to the Purdue community by Purdue University Libraries.

The session will be offered again at 1 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 25 in Stewart Center, room 206.

In addition, Collins will offer two drop-in sessions, “Ask Me About Open Access,” at 9 a.m. Monday, Oct. 22 in the Lambert lobby and again at 1 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 23 in the Knoy lobby.

All four sessions are open free to Purdue University faculty and researchers.

For more information about the above-listed sessions, contact Collins at

About Open Access Week

Open Access Week, a global event now entering its tenth year, 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. Learn more about Open Access Week at