Sharing your research: open access and open data

Code: LIB302 , Offered By: Research Study Skills

This workshop will introduce the principles of Open Access publishing. We will explore the benefits of sharing your research, and discuss how this can boost the impact of your research outputs and raise your profile. We will introduce ways to share your research publications, data and other outputs, and demonstrate the University’s open access repositories.

Recommended For

Second and third year researchers thinking about publishing their work or data. The workshop can also be taken in other years.

Aims Objectives

The key aims of the training are:

  • to introduce the principles of Open Access

  • discuss the benefits of sharing your research

  • explain how you can share your research

Learning Outcomes

Participants will be able to:

  • understand the benefits of open access publishing and open data

  • share publications and research data

Teaching Methods

Presentation and collaborative practical activities


There will be no formal assessment. We suggest you use the objectives and learning outcomes above to reflect on what you have learned in this session and record this in your DDP e-portfolio.

Other Information

This session is also available as part of Fast Track: the influential researcher (LIB300), so if you have been to this workshop in the past you may not wish to attend. 

If you would like to know more about sharing your research, visit the University's Open Access webpages or contact

Staff Contact

Anna Marshall  


Wed, Mar 14th 2018, 10:00

Venue: Hicks Building , Room: G25

Tutor: Anna Marshall

Additional Information

The session lasts 2 hours. 

1 Places Available
Closing Date: March 13th, 2018

Sat, May 5th 2018, 10:00

Venue: Information Commons , Room: Classroom 3

Tutor: Anna Marshall

Additional Information

The session lasts 2 hours. 

15 Places Available
Closing Date: May 4th, 2018

If none of the above sessions are suitable, you can add an expression of interest to your basket and you will be notified when any new sessions become available.

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