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The Future is Open: Becoming an Open Researcher

Heard about open access, open data, open science but not sure where to start? How can one become an ‘open’ researcher by design? This 90-minute workshop will review how to be an open researcher throughout the entire research cycle.


Topics covered include:

Data management practices:

-Documentation for reproducibility and reuse

-Open license options for research data

-Persistent identifiers for research data

-Publishing sensitive/proprietary research data


Open access publishing:


-Article processing charges

-Open access repositories

-Grant-agency open access requirement

At the end of this workshop participants will be able to:

  1. Define terms: preprint, open access repository, persistent identifier, FAIR, open data
  2. Describe both green and gold open access options
  3. Describe the advantages/disadvantages of preprint servers, open access repositories, README files, and data citations
  4. State the open access and data requirements of grant agencies
  5. Identify open licenses relevant for research data
  6. Recognize the limitations of openness for sensitive data


Follow this link to register: https://apps.library.mcgill.ca/workshops-and-tours/sessions/future-open-becoming-open-researcher-1

Monday, October 25, 2021
12:00pm - 1:15pm

Event Organizer

Alisa Rod

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