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Open October 2022

Open October is a series of events highlighting trends in open science, open data, and open access. Open October events at Washington University are hosted by the University Libraries and the Becker Medical Library. Open Access Week is celebrated internationally to learn about the benefits of open access to information.

This year, the month-long open access events and seminars will be focused on overcoming hurdles to data citations, open access resources in the School of Medicine, and open access publishing and open scholarship at Washington University. Check out the complete list of events below and be sure to pre-register to reserve your spot.

Wednesday, October 12, 1-2 pm on Zoom
Making data count: Data citations
John Chodacki, University of California Curation Center
John Chodacki demystifies the hurdles to adopting data citations and outlines actionable next steps.
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Thursday, October 13, 12-12:30 pm on Zoom
ORCID and NSPM-33: What to know and how to be ready
Brittney Sandler, Becker Library
Becker Library will provide a general background on NSPM-33 and how to get up to date with your ORCID record.
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Tuesday, October 18, 10-11:00 am on Zoom
What’s your story? Using narratives to open science
Maryam Zaringhalam, National Library of Medicine
Maryam Zaringhalam works to enhance capacity in the biomedical research community for data science and open science, as well as promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion among the research workforce.
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Tuesday, October 25, 12:00-12:45 pm on Zoom
State of Open Access at Washington University
Join us to discover more about data on open access publishing and open scholarship at Washington University, with a focus on authors and academic divisions on the Danforth Campus.
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Thursday, October 27, 12-12:30 pm on Zoom
Open Access at School of Medicine
Cathy Sarli, Becker Medical Library
Learn more about open access, where School of Medicine authors publish, strategies for open scholarship, and resources for authors.
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