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Open Access for research publications Online



Programme & Objectives



Target Audience


The workshop is aimed at academic and research colleagues who want to know more about publishing their research open access. 

Priority will be given to colleagues who are employed by the University if the course reaches capacity.


This session will introduce you to open access, what it is and how it relates to academic publishing. It will take you through the publication process, with an overview of the different types of open access and how we support these, considering the routes available, funder and institutional expectations, copyright and rights retention and sources of funding. 

Learning Objectives 

At the end of the workshop participants will be able to: 


  • Understand open access and its benefits  
  • Be aware of different types of open access publishing  
  • Understand funder and institutional open access expectations and requirements  
  • Know about open access-related copyright and licencing  
  • Know where to find options and support for open access publishing 




The workshop programme is as follows: 


  • Introduction to open access  
  • Routes to open access 
  • Overview of copyright and licencing 
  • Funder and institutional policies 
  • Open access publishing agreements at Newcastle University 
  • Our repositories for archiving and sharing 
  • Support available 



Duration: 90 minutes

Facilitator: Heather McKenna 


This workshop compliments ‘Developing your publication strategy (https://elements.ncl.ac.uk/course/view.php?id=2313)’. 

Please note that if you have attended the Open Access Smart Support session, this session is similar, but with an academic focus. 

Tuesday, December 10th, 2024
10:00 - 11:30
Time Zone:
UK, Ireland, Lisbon Time (change)
This is an online event. Event URL will be sent via registration email.
  University staff  
  Academics and Researchers  

Booking is required. There are 20 available.

Event Organizer

Heather Mckenna
Jack Burns

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