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Guide for Events at Syracuse University Libraries for Open Access Week International, 2018. October 22-28, 2018

OA Week International Week is the third week of October each year. This year, we celebrate openness to scholarship and research at the Syracuse University Libraries with a few events. To learn more about Open Access, reach out, read our reference guides, attend events, and check out community resources. This year's theme is "designing equitable foundations for open knowledge."

Syracuse University Libraries and Open Publishing Services will host two events for Open Access Week, 2018. 


Open Access and Open Scholarship Presentation

The Scholar’s Voice: Opening up your Work through Versions, Open Access, and Rights

Date: Oct 22, 2018
Time: 3:00 P.M.- 4:30 P.M.
Venue: Peter Graham Scholarly Commons, Room 114 Bird Library

Come learn about Open Access, the impact of research and instruction, and tips and tricks to promote your own research and scholarship.
Communication Access Real time Translation (CART) will be provided.

The presentation segment of this event will be live streamed through and available later, through SURFACE.

For more information or to request accommodations for this event, contact: Amanda Page.


SURFACE Submit-a-thon Event

Date: Oct 24, 2018

Time : 10:00 A.M. - 4:30 P.M. Venue: ETC, 046 Bird Library

Come learn how to deposit, and contribute your articles, book chapters, and other scholarship to the SURFACE OA Institutional Repository.

RSVP to this free hands-on workshop will be required- for one or more hours- attend as long as you would like.

Instructions will be sent prior, and staff will be available during this hands-on event.

For more information or to request accommodations for this event, contact: Amanda Page.


Learn more about Open Access throughout the week through Syracuse University Libraries Twitter Feed: @SyracuseULib

View physical displays at Syracuse University Libraries:

  • Bird Library, First Floor, Learning Commons
  • Carnegie Library
  • King & King Reading Room, Slocum Hall, School of Architecture

Ask questions, and reach out to our Librarians and Services

Ask questions, and reach out other Syracuse University departments:

Recommended Resources and Resources

Amanda Page