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Access Lab 2021- programme and tickets now live!


Thriving in the (un)usual. Creativity. Agility. Pace

16-17 March 2021, 13:00 – 17:00 GMT


Access Lab is the place where libraries, publishers and library users can discuss challenges and solutions around discovery and access to digital content and services.  

Participating online 

This year’s pandemic meant that we needed to move Access Lab online, attracting a larger audience from many parts of the world. We’ve made the decision to keep Access Lab online in 2021 to enable more participation internationally and to avoid any of the challenges Covid-19 continues to throw our way.

Visit our Access Lab 2020 resource hub

Previous conference participants said how much they enjoyed the range of content and sessions and the valuable connections they made through networking. 

“I think OpenAthens conference is a really unique event where librarians, like me, get to meet with publishers etc. in a non-sales first environment. Really enjoyed, thanks for organising.” 

Programme (subject to change)

Day 1: Tuesday 16 March 2021

Day 2: Wednesday 17 March 2021

Early bird tickets

Get your early bird price on standard tickets by 31 December!

Discount code: EARLYAL21

Book your early bird ticket!

Access Lab has consistently achieved a very high satisfaction rating over the last few years. Our conference audience were particularly pleased with this year’s online delivery. 

“You were a leader in putting the conference online at an early stage, and making it happen!”