University of Massachusetts Amherst Open Access Week events

Monday, October 21

Open Access Week Kickoff Webcast

Open Access: Redefining Impact, the SPARC / World Bank Global Open Access Week kickoff event


Tuesday, October 22

Publishing Your Dissertations:  Open Access / Embargo / Other Options? What’s In Your Best Interest?

Panel discussion: Brian Ogilvie, Laura Quilter, Bruce Wilcox, Kate Freedman (graduate student in History Department)

Wednesday, October 23

Open Access, Copyright, and Fair Use for Theses and Dissertations

Meghan Bergin & Laura Quilter

Wednesday, October 23

Sustainability Resources Workshop

Madeleine Charney

Thursday, October 24

Open Access Information Fair

Librarians, Faculty, and staff sharing their open access projects


Friday, October 25

Data Sharing and Data Access and Re-use Panel

University Libraries Data Working Group: Maxine Schmidt (Chair)

Friday, October 25

Celebrating Open Access Journals and Conferences

University Libraries Office of Scholarly Communication: Marilyn Billings

All events are open to the public. The full schedule is available at