Open Access 2020

Open Access Week is an annual event advocating for free and immediate online access to research articles worldwide.  The FAU Libraries will host two webinars to promote the benefits of Open Access and how to get started.  Both webinars are open to the FAU community.  Please register for each event separately.  Both presentations will occur on Zoom.  

Making Scholarly & Creative Work More Available:  Introduction to Open Access
Monday, October 19, 2020 12:00 PM - 12:30 PM

Imagine a world where anyone can read scholarly or creative works without a subscription or paywall!  This actually happens thanks to Open Access (OA) publishing!  This presentation introduces OA, how to find OA publications to publish your work, and ways you can support and promote OA.

Open Access Funding:  How to Pay (or Not) to Publish
Wednesday, October 21, 2020 1:00 PM - 1:30 PM

Open Access (OA) funding shifts the costs of publishing, but it doesn’t mean authors always have to pay!  This presentation introduces Open Access funding models and ways authors can bypass the cost of publishing in OA.

For more information about Open Access please visit our library guide or contact Kristy Padron, Scholarly Communication Services librarian, at  


Last modified at 10/12/2020 - 15:44 PM