International Open Access Week 2021

From 25-31 October 2021, this year's International Open Access Week will take place under the motto "It Matters How We Open Knowledge: Building Structural Equity". The Hamburg State and University Library (Stabi) is also taking part.

Libraries, researchers, publishers and other stakeholders participate.

The State and University Library Hamburg (SUB Hamburg) has put its focus on the ORCID ID
You can find the entire programme on the Stabi Blog


Since many events also take place online, here are some more interesting programmes in a very small selection:


UB of Humboldt University Berlin offers short Coffee Lectures (15 min), e.g.:

  • Funding and Promotion of Open Access
  • I just want the PDF - Helpful tools for searching scientific literature
  • Open Access and Creatice Commons licences
  • Preprint Server
  • Open up the past - making your own publications freely accessible retrospectively

Programme overview


The Helmholtz Open Science Office is organising an online seminar  (27th October 21 - 3:00 p.m.- 4:30 p.m.) on the topic of

  • Open Access Publishing - Zooming in on Copyright and CC Licenses

Three Zurich universities (PH Zurich, ZHAW, ZHdK) offer daily Joint Coffee Lectures from 13:00-13:30 on the following topics

  • Open Access Funding
  • Open Educational Resources
  • Open Access Research
  • Git - why and how?

The detailed programme with event link


Høgskulen på Vestlandet (Norwegen) - 25.10.2021 - 10:00 a.m - 11:30 a.m. (Zoom)

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