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Open Access Week, Oct. 18-22

OpenAccesslogoCelebrate Open Access Week, October 18-22, by participating in daily programs at John C. Hodges Library:

Advancing Science Through Open Access: Nobel Prize-winning scientist and Director of the U.S. National Cancer Institute Dr. Harold Varmus and Dr. Cameron Neylon, Senior Scientist at the UK Science and Technology Facilities Council, biochemist, and author of Science in the Open blog in a kick-off webcast.

    Monday, Oct. 18, NOON-1:00, 236 Hodges Library

Choosing Open Access: A Lunchtime Discussion with Faculty, featuring UT’s Gladys Alexandre (BCMB & Microbiology), Albrecht VonArnim (BCMB), and Neal Stewart (Plant Sciences)

    Tuesday, Oct. 19, 12:30-1:30, 258 Hodges Library

• Librarians Peter Fernandez and Donna Braquet on Open Access, Intellectual Property & Copyright: What Faculty Need to Know

    Wednesday, Oct. 20, 3:30-4:30, 211 Hodges Library

Open, Free & Now: Students’ Perspectives on Information in the 21st Century

    Thursday, Oct. 21, 1:00-2:00, 236 Hodges Library

Open Forum on Open Access: How UT can become more involved in this growing movement

    Friday, Oct. 22, 1:00-2:00, 258 Hodges Library

SelectedWorks training sessions for UT’s digital showcase and archive, Trace


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Open access literature is digital, online, free of charge to users, and authors retain their copyrights. Authors use technology to increase the visibility of their scholarly work. See a Directory of Open Access Journals at:

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