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Open in order to...

The theme for 2017's International Open Access Week is "Open in order to..." 

We love this theme because it reinforces the idea that Open is not the end goal. We do open in order to enable something else, whether that is reproducibility of research, reaching broader audiences around the world, or increasing the impact of our work. 

Our events this year fill in the blank in several ways. Join us for one or more of the events and do Open in order to:

Guide to Open Access

Our Open Access LibGuide is a resource kit for all things Open Access. From policies to practical information, it can all be found there. You can also find more in-depth information on the history of the Open movement and information about how Open applies to you. 

Theme of the 2016 International Open Access Week: Open In Action

Open Access Week logo

Each year, the world celebrates International Open Access Week, which this year will be October 24-30. A theme is used to inspire all of the discussions, and this year's theme is "Open in Action". 

Nick Shockey explains in the OpenAccessWeek.org post about the theme