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Open Access Subject Guide: Open Access Week

Open Access Week at CDU

Open Access Week is celebrated globally in October each – find out more: Open Access Week

At CDU, a seminar is held each year to mark Open Access Week. Open Access Week presentations from previous years are available from CDU eSpace and can be viewed from here:


Carthew, Sue (2017). International Open Access Week.

Morris, Peter (2017). Open access to medical information - where are we going?

Spencer, Michaela (2017). Adventures in open access : 'Open in order to...'


Kirshbaum, Marilynne (2016). Open access journals: perspective from a former Editor-in-Chief.

Mason, John (2016). Engaging with the "Open" agenda.


Lockley, Alison and Pfister, Karin (2015). Open education resources.

Taylor, Georgina (2015). Storytelling for open access.


Funk, Johanna (2014). Open research and publication : how I'm finding my way in the jungle. The Northern Institute

Luter, Heidi (2014).  Perspectives on Open Access publishing from an ECR. Research Institute for the Environment and Livelihoods


Mamtora, Jayshree (2013). Open access mandates. Office of Library Services

Quinn, Ruth (2013). Open access 2013. Office of Library Services


Christie, Michael (2012). Living Archive of Aboriginal Language (LAAL project), The Northern Institute

Quinn, Ruth (2012). OA 2012: developments during 2012, Office of Library Services


Lawes, Mike (2011). Open access publishing, Research Institute for the Environment and Livelihoods

Morris, Peter (2011). Open Access: It's the smart choice, Menzies School of Health Research


Quinn, Ruth and Hornby, Anthony (2008). Open Access: an overview, Office of Library Services

Open Access Week

Open Access Week. October 23-29, 2017.

 Open Access Week Panel Session, CDU Casuarina Campus

Tuesday 24 October, 3.00-5.00 pm, Orange 3 Theatre

To mark Open Access Week, the Library is hosting the annual Open Access Seminar on 22 October. The theme this year is "Open for Collaboration" and will explore how cooperation between stakeholder communities helps to set the default to open for scholarly communication.  At a broader level, the theme will provide an opportunity for Open Access supporters to consider working with those in similar, allied movements for Open Data and Open Education to advance common goals more quickly.

Panel Session:

Tuesday 24 October, Orange 3 Theatre, 3-5pm


  • Professor Sue Carthew, Provost and Vice President
  • Professor Lindsay Hutley, School of Environment
  • Professor Peter Morris, Menzies School of Health Research
  • Dr Michaela Spencer, Northern Institute

Followed by Drinks and Nibbles

Enquiries to: Jayshree Mamtora, Research Services Coordinator, CDU Library,

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