Open Science and Open Access

Understanding the Impact of Open Access Publishing | Conducted by Dr. Fiona Murphy

Course Description

For early-stage researchers, a very important change taking place in scholarly publishing is the increased popularity and importance being given to open access publishing. This model of publishing has helped researchers increase the visibility of their research for a wide audience of researchers. Open Access and Open Science are increasingly critical for all key stakeholders pursuing or facilitating research as many agencies are making publication of research mandatory.

In this course, we will focus on the key reasons for the development of open access publishing, how researchers can differentiate between the different models or green, gold, and hybrid journals. We will also focus on the different copyright policies under open access publishing and their relevance for researchers. At the end of the course, early-stage researchers and students will have increased understanding of the following:

  1. Importance of open access publishing
  2. Open science and data sharing
  3. Open access repositories and associations
  4. Ethical challenges of open access publishing
Dr. Fiona Murphy
Dr. Fiona Murphy
Associate Fellow, University of Reading

Dr. Murphy has been an ex-Publisher at Earth and Environmental Sciences, John Wiley & Sons and more than 20 years of experience in publishing. She is the member of Peer Review of Research Data in the Earth Sciences and Belmont Forum. She is also the co-Chair of WDS-RDA Publishing Data Workflows Working Group and Force11 Scholarly Commons Working Group.

E-mail: learn@enago.com


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Reviews (3)

Lot of information about Open Access

by Gupto Aguzman
Good course. lot of information about Open Access and open access explained in good manner

Good course

by Dolores E Luna Reyes

¡¡¡¡¡ Very good course ¡¡¡¡¡¡

by Marco Antonio Alvarez Amparán
This was a good course. Which contains very useful information. Thanks

Lot of information about Open Access

by Gupto Aguzman
Good course. lot of information about Open Access and open access explained in good manner

Good course

by Dolores E Luna Reyes

¡¡¡¡¡ Very good course ¡¡¡¡¡¡

by Marco Antonio Alvarez Amparán
This was a good course. Which contains very useful information. Thanks

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