Library Talk - Publishing Open Access: The Options; Ciarán Quinn, Research Support Librarian, MU Library

Tuesday, October 19, 2021 - 16:00 to 17:00

Open access (OA) refers to the practice of providing online access to information (generally peer reviewed research articles or data) that is free of charge to the end-user and reusable. Open access - H2020 Online Manual (

This seminar will look at:

  • What do we mean by Open Access and is it beneficial to the researcher?
  • What the routes into Open Access, how to identify Open Access journals, the issue of predatory journals?
  • Open Access and Funders requirements, is there a cost to publishing Open Access?
  • The concept of journal prestige and Open Access
  • Open Journal Publishing