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Open Access

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

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Open Access Week 2019 Events


Movie Showing All Week on PLS First Floor: Paywall: The Business of Scholarship


Monday, October 21, 2019, 12:30pm-1:30pm

SCELC webinar: OER Programs at Private Liberal Arts Institutions / access code: 485-332-597

The Statewide California Electronic Library Consortium’s (SCELC) Scholarly Communications Committee invites you to spend lunchtime on Monday of Open Access Week (Oct. 21) learning about Open Education Resource (OER) Programs at private liberal arts institutions. Join this year’s panel of faculty, librarians, and students from Gettysburg College and University of San Diego to learn about their experiences with OER.


Tuesday, October 22, 2019, 9:00am-12:00pm

CSUN webinar: State of OA 2019: Can California Transform Open Access?

Sixth annual CSUN Open Access Award will be presented to Steven Fitzgerald (Computer Science), followed by a discussion of transformative publishing agreements being pursued by both the UC and CSU. Featured speakers include Rice Majors, Associate University Librarian for Scholarly Resources at UC Davis, and David Hellman, Collection Development Coordinator, CSU San Francisco.


Tuesday, October 22, 2019, 11:00am-12:00pm

ACRL Presents: Open for Students and Educators: Open Educational Resources Level the Playing Field

Open educational resources (OERs) are not usually a hard sell for students. But what about educators? How do they benefit from having access to resources that are licensed openly? And how can we, as librarians, guide faculty in adopting and adapting OERs?


Wednesday, October 23, 2019, 3:00pm-3:45pm

CSU Fullerton webinar: Open Educational Resources: The What, Why, Who, Where, and How!

Shelli Wynants (Director of OET) and Michaela Keating (OER Librarian)

This webinar will cover:

  • WHAT is OER?
  • WHY is OER beneficial for faculty, students, and our institution?
  • WHO is involved in supporting OER on our campus?
  • WHERE do I get more information about OER?
  • HOW do I get help with finding relevant OER?

Play Open Access Jeopardy!

During Open Access Week only (October 21-27, 2019), take 5 minutes to play Open Access Jeopardy online!