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2021 Webinar series begins

Yesterday we had 100+ Open Access advocates attend our first webinar of the year.

AOASG Chair, Martin Borchert, AOASG Executive Committee members and Director, Ginny Barbour looked back at the extraordinary year that was 2020 and presented open access initiatives from a variety of Australian Universities.

Martin Borchert, University Librarian at UNSW spoke about advocating for Open Access at UNSW. Maureen Sullivan, University Librarian at Griffith University discussed Griffith’s new Open Research Statement. Donna McRostie, Deputy Director, Research & Collection Stewardship at The University of Melbourne spoke about turning Open Access practice into principles. Scott Nicholls, Associate University Librarian (Library Research & Collections) at the University of Western Australia, discussed supporting Open Access in the Humanities at UWA, and Anne Scott, University Librarian at Canterbury University Te Whare Wānanga o Waitaha spoke about Open textbooks.

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Find the slide show and more details about our Webinar series here.