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Seminar: Equity in Open Knowledge

October 16, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

The Library is Celebrating OA Week 2019!

International Open Access Week is a global, community-driven week of action to open up access to knowledge. This event is celebrated by individuals, institutions and organisations across the world.  To celebrate Open Access Week 2019 the UON Library will be hosting the Equity in Open Knowledge Seminar.

You are invited to attend in person or online via Zoom. Please join us for the following presentations.

Date:     Wednesday 16 October 2019, 2-4 pm

Venue:   Auchmuty Library L326, or Ourimbah Library A2.46A, or New Space X305, or via ZOOM.
This event is being held at three locations and online simultaneously.

RSVP:     Please RSVP your attendance for afternoon tea if you are attending in person via email to nova@newcastle.edu.au, indicating the campus, you will be attending at.


Time  Presentation

2.00 pm




Coral Black, University Librarian, UON


OA Services @ UON

Vicki Picasso and Debbie Booth, Senior Research Librarians, UON

 2.15 pm Colonial Frontier Massacres Map:  Incorporating the public into research

Dr Jennifer Debenham, Senior Research Assistant
Centre for the History of Violence, UON and Conjoint Lecturer, School of Humanities and Social Science, UON

2.35 pm Open access learning materials: Equity, opportunities and challenges

Dr Liam Phelan

Senior Lecturer, School of Environmental and Life Sciences, UON


2.55 pm Afternoon Tea
Will be held at each location (for those attending in person – RSVP required)
3.20 pm Overview of Swinburne’s engagement with open educational resources

Robin Wright, Manager, Licensing, Acquisitions and Copyright, Swinburne University of Technology

3.40 pm Open for all – Integration of research and resources on digital media platforms

Dr Ann Hardy, Living Histories Coordinator, University Library, UON


4.00 pm





Further Information? If you have any questions about the seminar, please email nova@newcastle.edu.au.



October 16, 2019
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Event Category:


UON Library


L326 (Auchmuty Library Videoconference Room)
HA 150 Hunter Building, University of Newcastle
Callaghan Campus, NSW Australia
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