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Finding open access sources (online)

Finding open access sources (online) Online


Learn how to find good quality open access sources for your research. Open Research is increasingly important in the academic world and so learning how to effectively find and use high quality Open Access sources will not only make your life easier but give you the edge in a changing landscape.

We've put together some simple ways to find Open Access sources so come along to find out more!


 Key areas covered

  • What Open Access is & why it's important
  • Finding Open Access sources 
    • In the Library Search
    • In Google Scholar
    • Using Browser Plugins
    • In Scopus
    • Using Open Access Directories

Essex students: book your place here!

We encourage students to book onto our workshops via CareerHub in order to keep a record of their learning

Don't have access to CareerHub? You can register below.

It's not a requirement to preregister for our online workshops. You can decide on the day to join a session by clicking the Zoom link provided: https://essex-university.zoom.us/j/92292110852?from=addon


Wednesday 14 December 2022
12:00 - 12:45
Time Zone:
UK, Ireland, Lisbon Time (change)
This is an online event. Event URL will be sent via registration email.
  Academic Staff     Postgraduate - Research     Postgraduate - Taught     Undergraduate  

Registration is required. There are 50 seats available.

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Event Organizer

Tom O'Toole-Mills

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