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Open Access Week 2013: Welcome

Open Access Week is a global celebration of public access to scholarly information.

What Is Open Access Week?


Open Access Week, October 21 - 27,  is a global celebration of the principles of open access. The University of Tennessee, Knoxville is participating to create awareness about the benefits of open access to scholarship and related scholarly communication issues.

In the words of Peter Suber: "OA removes price barriers (subscriptions, licensing fees, pay-per-view fees) and permission barriers (most copyright and licensing restrictions)." 

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Campus Events

Tuesday, October 15

Data Management Basics Workshop for Graduate Students

Who: Any graduate student
When: October 15, 2013, 8:30 am to 4:30 pm
Where: Room 127, Hodges Library

Lunch will be provided.

Topics to be covered include:

  1. Data formats, standards
  2. Metadata, data description
  3. Archiving and preservation
  4. File naming, organization
  5. Data sharing/publishing, citation