Open access promotes the global dissemination of information and knowledge via the internet free of any financial, legal or technical restraints. It is a movement that has been gaining great momentum over recent years. This panel discussion explores the various aspects of open access including: open educational resources, open data, and the perspectives of an open access journal editor and publisher of an eBook. Panelists include: Professor Shirley Alexander, Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Teaching, Learning & Equity); Professor Paul Ashton, Professor of Public History, Creative Practices Group, FASS; Sharyn Wise, eResearch Analyst, Technical Services department; special Guest speaker Dr Sandra Peter, Lecturer at the University of Sydney.
Panel discussion at UTS Library, Open Access Week 2013.