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Social Sciences & Social Work: Open Access Training

Training and Support

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

These courses cover a range of topics including Open Access, E-thesis, and Getting your first article published. For course details and information on how you can book your place, please see below.



TUESDAY 4 MAY 2021, 11:00-12:00

Understanding Embargoes for your E-thesis: To embargo or not?

This session will provide an explanation of embargoes as they relate to your e-thesis.

It will consider when you need to use embargoes to protect your work and why.

This session will contains lots of practical case studies to enable you to make a decision about embargoes when you upload your e-thesis into Pure.

This course is aimed primarily at PGR students. Please register via MyFuture

Staff are also very welcome - supervisor particularly. Please register via I-Trent

Delivered on MS Teams

THURSDAY 6th MAY 2021: 14:00 - 14:30. Online via Teams

Gold Open Access & Transformative Agreements 


This session will provide an overview of:

  • Gold Open Access . 
  • Transformative Agreements / Read & Publish deals
  • Plan S & the Wellcome Trust's new OA Policy


Please login using iTrent to register for this event or email