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Management, Accounting, Economics & Finance: Open Access Training

Training and Support

The Library's Open Research 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.





THURSDAY 3rd FEBRUARY 2022: 11:00 - 11:30 Online via Teams

Open Access Policy for REF 


Open access is a requirement for REF eligibility, so if you have a journal article or conference paper accepted for publication you must deposit the accepted manuscript in Pure within three months of the date of acceptance.

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

THURSDAY 10th FEBRUARY 2022: 14:00 - 14:30. Online via Teams

Queen's Read and Publish deals


This session will provide an overview of:

  • Open Access 
  • New funder open access requirements
  • Read & Publish deals available at Queen's

Please login using iTrent to register for this event or email


Training Semester 2, 2022

The training below is provided only once in semester 2, 2022. It is intended for PGR students, unless otherwise indicated. All training can be booked via MyFuture. See information below:​


Research data and your e-thesis​ (NEW COURSE)

Tue 18 January 2022, 11:00-11:45 (GMT)


Pure class! Training on Pure & the Research Portal​

Wed 26 January 2022, 11:00-12:30 (GMT)​


Destination graduation! ​Crossing the finish line by uploading your e-thesis​

Tue 1 March 2022, 10:00-11:30 (GMT)​


Understanding embargoes for your e-thesis​

Tue 1 March 2022, 14:00-15:30 (GMT)​


Getting your first article published​: PGRs and Post-Docs​

Wed 9 March 2022, 11:00-13:00 (GMT)​


Copyright and your e-thesis​

Tue 22 March 2022, 10:00-12:00 (GMT)​


Protecting your research! The fundamentals​ (NEW COURSE)

Tue 22 March 2022, 14:00-15:30 (GMT)​