International Open Access Week 2022

What is open access week? International open access week is an opportunity for the academic and research community to learn about the benefits of open access, and to help inspire wider participation in the open access movement. The aim is to make open access a new norm in scholarship and research. What is open access? […]

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Library Discovery Days

Discover how the Library can enhance your teaching and research! All academic staff are invited to our libraries for a series of events which will showcase key services and collections that can be utilised in your teaching and research. The events are an opportunity to meet staff from across Library and Cultural Services, and a […]

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Copyright and Publishing

Introduction Understanding the copyright ownership of the research outputs you produce is an essential part of the publishing process. Whether you are publishing a journal article, book chapter, conference proceeding, dataset, or any other output, there will be copyright considerations. Usually, creative works are protected by copyright automatically, but as these works are published, copyright […]

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Essex Student Journal

What is the Essex Student Journal? Formerly operated as ESTRO, the Essex Student Journal has recently relaunched onto a new publishing platform. The Essex Student Journal is an online multi-disciplinary academic journal and it aims to facilitate the publishing of high quality writing for both undergraduate and postgraduate students. How does the Essex Student Journal […]

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Open Access Week!

Open Access? What’s that? When a resource is Open Access, it means that the full-text is available without any cost to the reader. Open Access resources are also free of most copyright and licensing restrictions, meaning that they can be more easily shared and re-used. Open Access therefore removes barriers between readers and research, making […]

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