New Webinar – Open Access Publishing: An Introduction

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As open access continues to become more prominent in the field of academic publishing, it is essential to have a foundational understanding of the topic. This webinar provides an introductory overview and examines key practices in open access. It also discusses some of the common challenges to copyright, licensing, and metrics. The webinar additionally provides a discussion on the impact and equity of open access publications within the field of academia.


Faculty, Higher Education Administrators, Institutional/Signatory Officials, Librarians, Post-Doctoral Fellows, Research Administrators, Undergraduate and Graduate Students

Meet the Presenters

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Sarah Melton, PhD – Educational Consultant

As the Head of Digital Scholarship at Boston College, Sarah led a group that teaches technical topics. Her team facilitated data-driven research, project creation, and digital publishing. Now Sarah consults on topics related to digital scholarship, such as open access publishing. ​Sarah received her PhD from Emory University in 2017.