Free UKSG webinar - What is Open Access? An Introduction

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James Pawley has kindly made his slides available. Please use the correct attribution if you wish to use them.


Q&A questions:

PDF of the webinar's Q&As is available here.


"A great use of my time - a convenient way to do some interactive learning at my desk!" – Matt Davies, Royal Society of Chemistry


"Excellent webinar - enjoyable presentation from an engaging and highly knowledgeable speaker and in under an hour I learnt a great deal about the topic!" – Nicola Perry, Bishop Grosseteste University


"Very informative, engaging and well-presented webinar, which covered all aspects of the topic well." – Carla Owen, The Institute of Engineering & Technology


This is a fantastic opportunity to listen to an expert speaker, with the added benefit of no travelling required! You will also receive a link to a recording of the webinar so that you can listen again at a time convenient to you.

This is a free webinar.



  • What is “open access” and how is it different (and the same)?
  • What are the benefits? For the author, reader, library, institution and publisher
  • Green OA - What is it and what are the issues?
  • Gold OA – What is it and what are the different models?
  • Mandates and compliance

Date: 27 November 2013

Time: 1400 GMT

Duration: 45 minutes including Q&A

Speaker: James Pawley, Journal Sales Manager, SAGE Publications and member of UKSG Education Subcommittee

Subject level and previous knowledge required:

Introductory and non-intensive, no previous knowledge or experience required.



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