Going Open : embracing open access research and publishing

Open Access Publishing event Feb 8th

Making your research available in Open formats is becoming increasingly important and the development of Open Research is changing scholarly publishing.

Want to learn more about developments in Open Research and the benefits of open publication?  Join us for a lunchtime learning session in Dr Steevens on February 8th.

Speakers

Laura Rooney Ferris – Systems Librarian / Lenus repository manager HSE Library will talk about developments in Open Access publishing and making your research open through the Lenus repository

Shane Knox – Assistant Chief Ambulance Officer, Education Manager, National Ambulance Service College and member of editorial board of Irish Journal of Paramedicine. Shane will talk about producing the Irish Journal of Paramedicine, a fully Open Access journal and the benefits of publishing in an open publication.

This session is open to all HSE staff and health researchers. The event is free but please book at THIS link.

Discovering Open Data in Health: An introductory workshop for health librarians and researchers 

Workshop Details:  This course is designed specifically for Health and social care researchers, Health Librarians and those with a professional or research interest in pursuing Open Data in the health sector in Ireland. It is suitable for those who already have some knowledge of Open Data or those who are new to it.

The workshop takes place during Open Access week 2018, a week celebrating open access research.

It is a one-day interactive course run by Dr Steevens Library and delivered by registered Open Data Institute trainers from the Insight Centre for Data Analytics in NUI Galway.

Participants will learn how to discover, use and describe Open Data and the impact of Open Data on the Health Sector in Ireland. This introductory free course will give a view of the Open Data landscape in Ireland.  Participants: Will be required to attend for the whole day and to bring a wifi enabled laptop.

Prerequisites: No previous experience with Open Data is required. However, participants should have a basic knowledge of how to use a spreadsheet and the world wide web.

This is a free workshop but tickets are limited and must be booked using THIS link.

Please Note: Registration begins at 9.30 

Directions for attendees

The F2 community centre is  located at 3 Reuben Plaza, Rialto, Dublin.

It is best accessed by taking the Luas red line tram (heading towards Tallaght) and getting off at the Fatima stop. From the Fatima stop Reuben Plaza is straight ahead and the F2 centre is to the right.

FIND ON GOOGLE MAPS HERE   

 

Everything you ever wanted to know about Open Access but were too afraid to ask – Drop in sessions

Open Access week 2018

  • Don’t know your green from your gold?
  • Not sure if your article can be loaded to the Lenus repository?
  • Don’t know what article processing charges or author self archiving policies are?

Drop in to Dr Steevens Library on Tuesday October  23rd, Wednesday Oct 24th or Friday October 26th and talk to the Lenus Open Access repository team about all things open access. Find out what open access is, what the benefits are of making your research available in open access through a repository like Lenus and how to make sure you have rights to archive your research in a repository.

Everything you ever wanted to know about Open Access but were too afraid to ask – drop in sessions

Open Access week 2018

  • Don’t know your green from your gold?
  • Not sure if your article can be loaded to the Lenus repository?
  • Don’t know what article processing charges or author self archiving policies are?

Drop in to Dr Steevens Library on Tuesday October  23rd, Wednesday Oct 24th or Friday October 26th and talk to the Lenus Open Access repository team about all things open access. Find out what open access is, what the benefits are of making your research available in open access through a repository like Lenus and how to make sure you have rights to archive your research in a repository.

 

Open Access Research Awards Ceremony 2017

Announcing the winners of the 2017 HSE Open Access Research Awards

The awards ceremony for the third annual HSE Open Access Research awards takes place in Dr Steevens Library, Dr Steevens Hospital at 11 am on Friday December 8th.

Winners of the 2017 awards in each category will be announced and prizes awarded.

All are welcome. Tea, coffee and mince pies will be served.