Open Access Week 2023

23-29 October is International Open Access Week. It's "an opportunity to join together, take action, and raise awareness around the importance of community control of knowledge sharing systems."

Open Access (OA) speeds up the dissemination of research while improving its impact. This facilitates interdisciplinary research, increases the research’s visibility and use, and enables groups who otherwise would not be able to do this to gain access to published research.

Possibilities of Open Access publishing

Listen to the University Library's seminar about different possibilities available for publishing articles and book chapters OA.

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Paul Pettersson about Open Access:

“I think it is important that MDU, as a collaborative University, contributes to Open Access”.

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Funding for Open Access publications

See all of MDU's OA agreements.

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Find agreements with Open Access with help from SciFree

Use the search tool SciFree to find national OA agreements. The agreements allow OA publishing with reduced fees and in most cases, totally free publishing.

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How does the University Library and HVV work with Open Access?

We have interviewed Maria Harder, Head of Research at HVV and Gunilla Sundström, Library Director, about OA.

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Register your project and make your research visible

When you preregister your research, you provide details about your research plan and register it in a data repository or a public platform before you conduct your study.

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Would you like to know more about the Libray's research service? Send an e-mail to: biblioteket.forskarservice@mdu.se