2017 Open Access Week

Location of Jones 84

As a part of Open Access Week (October 23-27, 2017), the Baylor Libraries will host an event celebrating the Open Access Week theme "Open in order to ____." Faculty and students are invited to learn more about the use of large data sets in digital scholarship, open access publishing and much more!

Date: Monday, October 23rd

Time: 3:30

Where: Jones Library 84 (1st floor)

Come learn from Baylor Libraries faculty about using open data sets, open access journals and scholarly communication topics, play BINGO-A (for prizes!) and more!


National Open Data Projects

Read about some interesting projects being performed with open data and visualization tools on the Baylor Libraries Promoting Discovery blog.


Baylor Digital Scholarship Projects

Learn more about the work of our campus community as it relates to data sets and visualization on the Digital Scholarship blog.


What is Open Access Week?

According to the official website, Open Access Week "is an opportunity to broaden awareness and understanding of Open Access to research, including access policies from all types of research funders, within the international higher education community and the general public." Visit the official Open Access website for additional information.

Additional Resources

Open Access Week
ACRL Scholarly Communication Toolkit
Alternative Publishing Models to Support Open Access
Bibliography of Open Access
Creative Commons
Directory of Open Access Journals
Open Access 101
Open Access Overview (Peter Suber)
Open Access Scholarly Information Sourcebook - OASIS
Open Access Scholarly Publishers Association
Right to Research Coalition
Sherpa/RoMeo
SPARC