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Open Access: Training and Support

This guide is intended to provide advice on open access to researchers

Training and Support

The Library's Open Access Team will be running a number of training sessions for Staff & PhD students in 2020. 

These courses cover a range of topics including Open Access, Pure, REF, Maximising your Research Profile, Copyright, E-thesis and Metrics. For course details and information on how you can book your place, please see below.

The full list of OA training dates for 2020 can be viewed below.

*Please be aware that due to the Covid-19 Pandemic, all OA training has been cancelled until further notice.*

CANCELLED - TUESDAY 21 APRIL 2020: 10:00 - 12:00 GILLESPIE ROOM, MCCLAY LIBRARY

Copyright and your e-thesis

Designated training for all Postgraduate Research (PGR) students who wish to gain an understanding of copyright and how it applies to your e-thesis

This course will make students aware of Queen's requirements for e-thesis submissions and the copyright implications for this

The training will include:

  • Defining copyright
  • Outlining the university's requirement for e-thesis
  • Explaining the concept of fair dealing
  • Outlining the process of seeking permission for copyright

Please login to MyFuture to book a place. 

CANCELLED - WEDNESDAY 22 APRIL 2020: MEETING ROOM 3, MCCLAY LIBRARY

Open Access Policy for REF 2021 

Content:

Open Access is now a requirement for REF eligibility. HEFCE’s Open Access Policy applies to journal articles and conference papers accepted for publication from 1st April 2016 onwards. During this session we will demonstrate what you need to do in order to comply with the policy to ensure that your work is eligible for the REF. 

 

 

To register, email openaccess@qub.ac.uk

CANCELLED - WEDNESDAY 29 APRIL 2020 : 14:00 - 16:00. AUDITORIUM, GROUND FLOOR MCCLAY LIBRARY

Getting your first article published

This training course is aimed at Postgraduate Research students, but also early career researchers and staff.

It will include information on publishing your first article, where to publish, using metrics to assist with publication decisions, the peer-review process, Open Access options for publishing, copyright as it relates to your publication, as well as the use of pre-prints.

It will provide a relevant overview of the publication process and aims to make publishing your research less daunting.

If you are a Postgraduate Research Student, please login to MyFuture to register for this event

If you are staff/early career researchers at Queen's, please login to iTrent to register for this event