Open October

A month-long series highlighting trends in open science, open data and open access

 

After the Big Bang: The Expanding Universe of “Open” in Scholarly Communication Thursday, Oct. 24 12 p.m. - 1 p.m. in Holden Auditorium Kathryn Funk, program manager for PubMed Central at U.S. National Library of Medicine. Box lunch provided for registered attendees!

Full Schedule of Open October Events

Oct-4 10-10:30 a.m. ORCID ID Overview Learn about ORCID – a unique identifier for your works – and what having one can do for you. Olin Library Room 142 (Danforth Campus) Registration not required
Oct-9 9 a.m.-12 p.m. Flash Session Blast 15-minute topic overviews on Scopus, PubMed/PMC, ORCID ID and more. View the topic schedule. Becker Room 300 Registration not required
Oct-14 5-7 p.m. Equity Edit-A-Thon Eat pizza while editing Wikipedia to improve its coverage of women and the LGTBQ+ community. No experience necessary. FLTC Room 204 Register

Registration is encouraged but not required.

Oct-15 12-1 p.m. Data Management Planning and Practice DMPs make files and datasets easier to find, interpret, reuse, and protect. Learn the basics of DMPs and resources at WashU to help create one. FLTC Room 205 Register
Oct-17 12-1 p.m. NIH Public Access Policy Learn about the NIH and other public access policies, and steps for compliance. FLTC Room 204 Register
Oct-22 11 a.m.-12 p.m. Critical Appraisal – The Basics Learn the basics of study design and methods as a basis for how to read research articles with a critical eye, and decipher strength of evidence and clinical applicability. Becker Room 400 Registration not required
Oct-22 12-1 p.m. Data Sharing and FAIRness An overview of data sharing requirements, preparing data to be shared, finding a repository and the FAIR (Findable, Accessible, Interoperable, Reproducible) principles for data sharing. FLTC Room 205 Register
Oct-23 12-1:30 p.m. Open Access at WashU: Why Here, Why Now? Forum and roundtable discussion presenting diverse disciplinary perspectives. Share your experience making research and scholarly works more accessible. Olin Library Room 142
(Danforth Campus)
Registration not required
Oct-24 12-1 p.m. After the Big Bang: The Expanding Universe of “Open” in Scholarly Communication Presented by Kathryn Funk, program manager for PubMed Central at the U.S. National Library of Medicine Holden Auditorium Register
Oct-31 10-10:30 a.m. ORCID ID Overview Learn about ORCID – a unique identifier for your works – and what having one can do for you. Becker Room 405 Registration not required

Presented by Bernard Becker Medical Library in collaboration with Washington University Libraries

*The Open Science Framework Workshops are sponsored by Becker Library, Center for Cellular Imaging, Institute for Informatics, Olin Library, and Research Infrastructure Services

Learn more about open access:

What is “open access”?
What is the Washington University Open Access Resolution?