Fundamentals of open access

About this video

In light of the 15th anniversary of International Open Access Week, Researcher Academy is launching a three-part module series aiming to give early career researchers an entry point into the world of open access publishing.

In the first episode of this series, we explain the basics of open access as a publishing model: Its origin and history, different types of open access publishing and the benefits of publishing OA.

Created in September 2022.

About the presenter

Victoria Eva
Victoria Eva

VP of Global Policy and Industry Relations at Elsevier

As VP of Global Policy and Industry Relations at Elsevier, Victoria is responsible for managing Elsevier’s policies and strategy for access to research outputs, as well as coordinating on global policy and legislative issues pertaining to Open Science. Victoria supports the business to understand and respond to changes in the global policy environment, particularly where they segue with topics including Open Access and Open Data. Victoria's team is also responsible for managing Elsevier's partnerships and representation across the publishing and tech industries. Victoria has a background in policy, publishing, and communications. Victoria’s previous roles prior to joining Elsevier in 2018 include managing policy work at education publisher Pearson Plc, and working as Head of Communications at UK trade body The Publishers Association.