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This is a fantastic opportunity to listen to expert speakers with no travelling required. All registrants receive a link to a recording of the webinar so they can listen again at a convenient time. This is a free webinar.


October 07 2019 - 13:00
October 07 2019 - 14:00


United Kingdom

About the Event

This webinar will introduce attendees to the basic concepts of Open Access and how they work together to build wider access to knowledge. Attendees will also be encouraged to think about the different ways in which librarians can build their skills and get involved in this rapidly growing and exciting area.

Register for this recording

You may still register for the recording of the webinar by visiting the GoToWebinar site. Please note that a couple of slides have been modified after the webinar, for more details please visit the webinar Q&A document.


Rebecca Evans and Claire Sewell have kindly agreed to make their slides available. You may download them from here. Please use the correct attribution if you wish to refer to them.


Rebecca Evans

Rebecca Evans

Senior Library Training Manager                         

SAGE Publishing.


Rebecca Evans is Senior Library Training Manager at SAGE Publishing. She supports international sales teams in understanding the library market by designing and developing training initiatives, and oversees SAGE’s customer training in Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Latin America.




Claire Sewell

Claire Sewell 

Research Support Librarian - Physical Sciences

University of Cambridge


Claire Sewell is the Research Support Librarian for the Physical Sciences at the University of Cambridge. In this role she works to support researchers across a range of disciplines to comply with Open Research practices and ensure that their valuable work is available for others to build upon. Prior to this Claire worked to train library staff at Cambridge in research support to ensure that they were best placed to support the growing needs of the research community.


Learning outcomes

After this webinar attendees will be able to:

  • Define Open Access publishing
  • Describe the common models of Open Access publishing available
  • Understand the different roles available to librarians looking to work in this area
  • Outline the different skills needed and how these can be developed

Subject level and previous knowledge required

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


This is a free webinar and is open to members and non-members of UKSG alike.  It will be recorded and the speaker will use a web cam.

To register, please visit the Citrix/GoToWebinar site. (Citrix is our webinar service provider.)

Unable to attend? Register anyway and we will send you a link to a recording of the webinar after the event. If you have already registered and are subsequently unable to attend, please do not cancel your registration - only active registrations will receive the recording in a follow-up e-mail.


To help you prepare for UKSG webinars, you may like to read the Notes for Participants:

UKSG Webinars Notes for Participants 2019

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If you have particular accessibility needs, please feel free to contact Samira Koelle.


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To register, please visit the Citrix/GoToWebinar site.

Please send any questions to Samira Koelle.


If you have already registered and are subsequently unable to attend, please do not cancel your registration - only active registrations will receive the recording in a follow-up e-mail.

NB: UKSG reserves the right to alter or vary the programme due to events or circumstances beyond its reasonable control without being obliged to refund monies.

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