Open Access @ UNT is an initiative that provides information about the open access movement and engages researchers at UNT by providing information about UNT's institutional open access policy.

This website provides resources about open access, including UNT's annual symposium and other news and events related to open access.

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As UNT and the UNT Libraries have been responding to the rapidly-changing coronavirus situation, we've been considering what all of this might mean for our upcoming Open Access Symposium.  Due to the uncertainty around travel, self-quarantines, and business lockdowns by state and local governments, we've decided that it's in the best interest of all our participants to cancel the symposium now and allow everyone time to adjust their schedules as needed. On March 25 the Society of Southwest Archives (SSA) announced that their annual meeting would also be cancele

The 11th annual UNT Open Access Symposium will be held May 22, 2020, at the Embassy Suites by Hilton Denton Convention Center. This year’s program will feature presentations and interactive sessions led by teaching faculty, librarians, and publishers from the University of North Carolina, Carnegie Mellon University, MIT, Smith College, the University of Waterloo, and more.

We welcome proposals from students and early-career professionals to present a poster during UNT's 11th annual Open Access Symposium, which will be held on May 22, 2020, in conjunction with the 2020 Society of Southwest Archivists Annual Meeting. [more]

At its meeting on April 10, 2019, the UNT Student Government Association Student Senate passed a resolution supporting the creation of open educational resources (OER).