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Open Access Research Publishing: Open Access - Irish Researchers share their stories

This is a guide to open access pubilshing in the heatlh services.

Celebrating Open Access

Why choose Open Access

For Open Access Week we asked past winners of the HSE Open Access awards and OA advocates to talk about their reasons for choosing Open Access. They talk about what open access means to them. Throughout Open Access Week 2017 we'll be sharing one of their testimonials each day. 


Dr Tamasine Grimes, Associate Professor in Practice of Pharmacy Trinity College Dublin, inaugural winner of the HSE Open Access award talks about the benefits of open access.  

Open Access and Lenus 

Zoe Hughes, Research and Policy Officer with Care Alliance Ireland shares her experience of the benefits of Open Access and having access to Open Access research material on Lenus the Irish Health Repository.   

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