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Open Access

A guide to Open Access principles, publishing, and related CSU Fullerton initiatives.

Open Access Week 2017 Promotional Banner

Open Access Week seeks to promote awareness and provide education about how to overcome the financial and legal barriers that keep academic scholarship inaccessible to most people around the world.

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What's Brewing 2017 Spring Flyer

What's Brewing at Pollak Library: Faculty Happy Hour Event flyer

What's Brewing 2017 Spring Event Details

The Pollak Library invites campus faculty to join us for complimentary wine, beer, and food as we explore and discuss the viability of a Green Open Access (Journal Article Archiving) Policy.


This event is hosted exclusively for members of the CSU Fullerton Faculty and Senate. Emeriti faculty are also invited.

Event Speakers

Christopher Kelty of UCLA is our keynote speaker, followed by Jon Bruschke moderating a panel of distinguished CSU Fullerton faculty, and then an Q&A session for all attendees.

Christopher M. Kelty (Ph.D., MIT) is Associate Professor at UCLA with appointments in the Institute for Society and Genetics, the Department of Information Studies, and the Department of Anthropology. His research and publishing deals with openness and participation across information studies, the natural sciences, and the humanities. Christopher played a leading role in the promotion and passage of the Green Open Access (Journal Archiving) policies at UCLA and the whole UC System and speaks regularly on Open Access and the changing scholarly publishing landscape.

Dates & Times

The event will be hosted in PLN-130 on February 8th from 5:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Space is limited to the first 75 faculty who register.

  •     5:00p.m. - Faculty mingling
  •     5:30p.m. - Keynote by Christopher Kelty
  •     6:00p.m. - CSUF Faculty Panel Discussion featuring Nancy Segal, Michelle Mouttapa, and Anelise Shrout, moderated by Jon Bruschke
  •     6:30p.m. - Q&A moderated by Jon Bruschke
  •     7:00p.m. - Faculty mingling

Check-In & Refreshments

The Main Program venue (PLN-130) will be open at 5:00p.m. for check-in and refreshments. The event includes a courtesy beer and wine service, also offering sparkling water, soft drinks, hot tea and coffee. Complimentary hors d'oeuvres will also be served.


Since event attendance is limited to 75 people, reservations are highly recommended though they may end up not being required. Register early to save your spot!

You will receive confirmation via email once registration is complete.

What's Brewing Keynote Speaker Presentation

Green Open Access Journal Article Archiving Policy: Myth v. Fact

Green Open Access Journal Article Archiving Policy: Myth v. Fact

Mark Bilby and Karen Vasquez created the Green Open Access Policy Infographic below. A full transcription of this Green Open Access Policy Infographic is also available, and it has the same content as the infographic slides linked below.

Green Open Access Journal Archiving Policy infographic

Play Open Access Jeopardy and Win Prizes!

During Open Access Week only (October 23-29, 2017), Pollak Library is hosting a raffle for those who play our Open Access Jeopardy game! We have $200 worth of prizes from the Titan Bookstore to offer. Prizes include CSUF hats, sweatshirts, t-shirts, coffee mugs, flash drives, and other swag.

Please note that only CSUF students, faculty, and staff are eligible for the raffle, and that employees of Pollak Library are not eligible. Also note that each person can only enter the raffle one time. Raffle prize winners will be notified on November 1, 2017.