Open Access Week events

Posted on: October 11, 2019

Open Access Week 2019 is October 21-27.

“Open Access to information – the free, immediate, online access to the results of scholarly research, and the right to use and re-use those results as you need – has the power to transform the way research and scientific inquiry are conducted. It has direct and widespread implications for academia, medicine, science, industry, and for society as a whole.” — from

Learn more about open access with JMU colleagues in a casual setting. Anyone is welcome to join us for one or more of these webcasts, with some in-person discussion afterwards, if there is time.  Feel free to bring your lunch; we will provide cookies!

These Open Access Week events are hosted by the JMU Libraries’ Council on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion and the JMU Libraries’ Scholarly Communication Steering Committee. Please contact Liz Thompson ( or Alyssa Young ( with questions.

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