A Month of Open Access Workshops and Events

Don’t miss this month-long series highlighting trends in open science, open data and open access!

Hosted by Becker Medical Library in collaboration with the University Libraries!

Open October

Oct-4 10-10:30 a.m. – ORCID ID Overview
Learn about ORCID – a unique identifier for your works – and what having one can do for you.
Olin Library Room 142 (Danforth Campus)
Registration not required

Oct-9 9 a.m.-12 p.m.
Flash Session Blast
15-minute topic overviews on Scopus, PubMed/PMC, ORCID ID and more. View the topic schedule.
Becker Room 300
Registration not required

Oct-14 5-7 p.m.
Equity Edit-A-Thon
Eat pizza while editing Wikipedia to improve its coverage of women and the LGTBQ+ community. No experience necessary.
FLTC Room 204
Registration is encouraged but not required.

Oct-15 12-1 p.m.
Data Management Planning and Practice
DMPs make files and datasets easier to find, interpret, reuse, and protect. Learn the basics of DMPs and resources at WashU to help create one.
FLTC Room 205
Registration required

Oct-17 12-1 p.m.
NIH Public Access Policy
Learn about the NIH and other public access policies, and steps for compliance.
FLTC Room 204
Registrationion required

Oct-22 11 a.m.-12 p.m.
Critical Appraisal – The Basics Learn the basics of study design and methods as a basis for how to read research articles with a critical eye, and decipher strength of evidence and clinical applicability.
Becker Room 400
Registration not required

Oct-22 12-1 p.m. Data Sharing and FAIRness An overview of data sharing requirements, preparing data to be shared, finding a repository and the FAIR (Findable, Accessible, Interoperable, Reproducible) principles for data sharing.
FLTC Room 205
Registration required

Oct-23 12-1:30 p.m.
Open Access at WashU: Why Here, Why Now?
Forum and roundtable discussion presenting diverse disciplinary perspectives. Share your experience making research and scholarly works more accessible.
Olin Library Room 142 (Danforth Campus)
Registration not required

Oct-24 12-1 p.m.
After the Big Bang: The Expanding Universe of “Open” in Scholarly Communication Presented by Kathryn Funk, program manager for PubMed Central at the U.S. National Library of Medicine
Holden Auditorium
Registration not required

Oct-29 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
Open Science Framework Workshop*
Learn easy, practical steps to increase the reproducibility of your work. For graduate students, postdocs, and faculty in any discipline.
Hosted by Ian Sullivan, Center for Open Science.
EPNEC Seminar Room A
Registration Required

Oct. 30 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Open Science Framework Workshop* Learn easy, practical steps to increase the reproducibility of your work. For graduate students, postdocs, and faculty in any discipline.
Hosted by Ian Sullivan, Center for Open Science.
Olin Library Instruction Room 3 (Danforth Campus)
Registration Required

Oct-31 10-10:30 a.m.
ORCID ID Overview
Learn about ORCID – a unique identifier for your works – and what having one can do for you.
Becker Room 405
Registration not required

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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