VT News: Open Access Week at Virginia Tech set for Oct. 24-30

At universities around the world, faculty, staff, and students require access to journals, databases, and datasets to produce research. Currently, this access often comes at a hefty price to university libraries — a price that many cannot afford.

 

Open Access Week, Oct. 24-30, is an international celebration of the benefits of open access. Virginia Tech’s University Libraries will host events all week long that promote open access, evaluate its implications for society, and highlight services that help people publish freely accessible research.

 

Members of the university gather during Open Access Week to discuss its implications

Read more about Open Access and our week of events in the VT News story.