Libraries offering workshops on open access and open educational resources | Electronic News
Open access and open educational resources have become increasingly popular in the realm of academic and academic settings. The WVU Research Commons has established a series of workshops to provide faculty and students with training in publishing open access resources and using open educational resources in the classroom.
Introduction to publishing: how scholarly/academic publishing works
This workshop will provide an overview of how the scholarly/academic publishing process works and what to expect when acting as an author, reviewer, editor or journal manager.
Sign up for this Monday, September 19 from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. workshop.
Copyright for scholarly authors
Want to know what rights you have to control your work, the importance of signing a publishing agreement, and how to easily authorize others to use your work? Join us for a workshop on these and other copyright issues for academic authors.
Register for the workshop this Tuesday, September 27 from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m.
Open Science Licensing Your data
In this online workshop, we will give suggestions on sharing and reusing data. As well as why open licensing your data can avoid copyright issues for international collaboration.
Register for the workshop this Wednesday, October 12 from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m.
Copyright permission: who can grant it and how to request it
Join us for a copyright workshop.
Register for the workshop this Thursday, October 20 from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m.
Locate journals for publishing educational topics
Explore journal rankings in Web of Science and explore publishing opportunities in open access journals.
Register for the workshop this Thursday, October 20 from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Introduction to Open Access
Familiarize yourself with the Open Access movement in this one-hour workshop. We will also showcase tools and services that make Open Access work for researchers such as Unpaywall, the Open Access Button, SHERPA/RoMEO and more.
Register for the workshop this Monday, October 24 from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.
Introduction to Open Education
Attend this introductory workshop to learn more about open education and its associated practices that can provide you with more strategies and approaches to removing barriers to student learning. This workshop will use a social justice lens approach to open education.
Register for the workshop this Monday, October 24 from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m.
Find open educational resources
As part of efforts to reduce higher education expenses, Open Educational Resources are a set of free open access learning tools in various formats used by instructors to enhance student learning. Learn how to locate and evaluate OER for use in your courses.
Register for the workshop this Tuesday, October 25 from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
The Public Domain and Other Important Exceptions to Copyright
This workshop is designed to help answer questions related to the public domain.
Register for the workshop this Monday, November 7 from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m.