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Management: 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 in semester one. 

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.

 

TUESDAY 1 DECEMBER 2020: 15:00 - 17:00

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. Training will be delivered via MS Teams.

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

Gold Open Access & Transformative Agreements 

Content:

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 openaccess@qub.ac.uk

 

 

WEDNESDAY 2 DECEMBER 2020: 13:00-13:45

Copyright for supervisors

Are you a PGR supervisor? Confused about copyright? This is designated, condensed training for those who supervise Postgraduate Research (PGR) students who wish to gain an understanding of copyright and how it applies to your student's e-thesis. Note that all PGR students have to now upload an electronic version of their thesis to Pure upon submission. This has significant implications for copyright.

This course will make supervisors 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

If you are a supervisor of a PGR student, it is recommended you attend.

Please login using iTrent to register for this event

TUESDAY 19TH JANUARY 2021: 10:00 - 11:00 via TEAMS

Open Access - The future of academic publishing 

Content:

  • An overview of open access and its benefits
  • Plan S & the Wellcome Trusts’ OA policy requirements
  • What to consider when publishing
  • The support and guidance available to Queen's researchers

PGR Students: To register, login via MyFuture and select Events>Workshops (Career Grad School & LDS)> search for the course. 

Staff: Please login using iTrent to register for this event or email openaccess@qub.ac.uk for more information. 

WEDNESDAY 16th DECEMBER 2020: 14:00 - 14:30 via Teams

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

TUESDAY 9th MARCH 2021: 10:00 - 11:00

Open Access - The future of academic publishing 

Content:

  • An overview of open access and its benefits
  • Plan S & the Wellcome Trusts’ OA policy requirements
  • What to consider when publishing
  • The support and guidance available to Queen's researchers

PGR Students: To register, login via MyFuture and select Events>Workshops (Career Grad School & LDS)> search for the course. 

Staff: Please login using iTrent to register for this event or email openaccess@qub.ac.uk for more information.