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Open Access Week 2018 - Data upload competition

8 Oct 2018 - 09:30
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As Open Access Week (22-28 October) nears, we're thrilled to announce that Figshare is once again holding its data upload competition, in which users are encouraged to upload their research outputs openly. Users stand a chance to win £100 to spend on your research, a Figshare KeepCup, a Figshare laptop sleeve, or Figshare stickers. Everyone who uploads will also get a badge on their figshare profile showing their participation. There are no restrictions on licensing status - private and embargoed uploads are also fine, though open uploads are encouraged.

The institution with the most uploads will win additional Figshare storage, and the above Figshare swag for all uploaders!

To stand a chance of winning, logon to ZivaHub (uct.figshare.com) using your institutional login and password during Open Access Week (22-28 October), click 'My data', and start uploading your research outputs! Make sure to use the keyword 'OA Week 2018’ or ‘Open Access Week 2018' in your uploads.

For more information on the competition, please read Figshare's Open Access Week upload competition blog.

For queries, please contact thomas.king@uct.ac.za