Take part in Open Access Week 2018 at Victoria University. We are offering short activities based on the theme of 'Designing Equitable Foundations for Open Knowledge'.
These activities are part of International Open Access Week (22-28 October).
Interactive video, competition and stories
Watch a short video to learn about open access and work through a quiz to go into the competition to win a prize. The competition is open until 2 November 2018.
Hear stories about why Open Access matters to VU staff. Associate Professor Nir Eynon from the Institute for Health and Sport, Dr Nitin Muttil from the College of Engineering and Science and Dr Rosemary Calder, Director of the Australian Health Policy Collaboration, explain the impact that Open Access makes on their research and teaching.
Participate in webinars and a forum organised by other institutions on the theme of Open Access.
- 'Open for all? Navigating open research at La Trobe and beyond' webinar, Tuesday 23 October 2018, 12.00-4.30pm
- 'Is Open always Equitable?' webinar, Wednesday 24 October 2018 4.00-5.00pm. Register to attend.
- Open Textbook Forum, 12 November 2018, 10am-5pm. Register for the forum to explore the 'open' theme and how open textbooks can be integrated in teaching and learning.
Open educational resources
Find out what Open Educational Resources (OER) are available to enhance and facilitate teaching. They are digital, openly-licensed textbooks made available for free online.