Open Access Week

October 25 -31, 2021 | Everywhere

OA Week Events

* Planning an OAW event? Post your event details to the OA Week section of the Open Access Directory.

* Looking for OAW events to attend? Browse the same section of the OAD, which is organized by region.
* Want to see what people did last year for ideas for this year? Check out last year's archive.

 

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Opening Knowledge and Building Structural Equity: This Week & Beyond

This year’s International Open Access Week theme “It Matters How We Open Knowledge: Building Structural Equity” highlights the individual and collective action required in our approach, decisions, actions, and investments in knowledge sharing to ensure that equity is foundational. Pursuing structural equity requires global conversations and collaboration to understand the different needs that different communities have in knowledge sharing systems and design…

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Posted by Lese Fandel on October 25, 2021 at 3:30pm

2021 Open Access Week Theme to be “It Matters How We Open Knowledge: Building Structural Equity”

The 2021 Open Access Week Advisory Committee is pleased to announce that the theme for this year’s International Open Access Week, to be held October 25-31, will be “It Matters How We Open Knowledge: Building Structural Equity.”

This…

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Posted by Lese Fandel on August 12, 2021 at 12:30pm

Thème de la Semaine de l’open access 2021: "L’importance de notre façon d’ouvrir la connaissance: construisons l'équité structurelle"

Le Comité consultatif de la Semaine de l’open access 2021 a le plaisir d’annoncer que le thème de la Semaine internationale de l’open access de cette année, qui se tiendra du 25 au 31 octobre, est "L’importance de notre façon d’ouvrir la connaissance: construisons l'équité structurelle".…

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Posted by Lese Fandel on August 12, 2021 at 12:35pm

2021年オープンアクセス・ウィークのテーマは「いかに知識をオープンにするか 構造的公平性の構築を目指して

2021年オープンアクセス・ウィーク諮問委員会は、10月25日~31日に開催される今年の国際オープンアクセス・ウィークのテーマを 「いかに知識をオープンにするか 構造的公平性の構築を目指して」と決定しました。…

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Posted by Lese Fandel on August 12, 2021 at 12:34pm

Тема Недели открытого доступа 2021 года “Это имеет значение как мы получаем наши знания: Построение Структурной Справедливости”

Консультативный комитет "Недели открытого доступа 2021" года с удовольствием уведомляет что темой этой международной недели, которая состоится 25-31 октября этого года, будет “Это имеет значение как мы получаем наши знания: Построение Структурной Справедливости”.…

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Posted by Lese Fandel on August 12, 2021 at 12:26pm

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Discussion on How to choose where to publish at 1

October 27, 2021 from 12pm to 1pm
The library organizes several "Lunch & Learn" sessions during the OA week. In this session, Prof. Deanna Lacoste (KAUST faculty) will introduce the session topic "How to choose where to publish" to KAUST research community for discussion.See More
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Open Access Today and Tomorrow at United States of America

October 26, 2021 from 7:30am to 1:30pm
Open Access Today and Tomorrow, on October 26th, will bring together researchers, funders, institutions, librarians, publishers and open access advocates in a day-long virtual conference. Participants will learn about the latest developments in open access publishing from speakers at every stage in the academic publishing community.See More
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Open Access Week 2021 with Polish Medical Platform at Poland

October 26, 2021 to October 30, 2021
Open Access Week 2021 at the (Library&) Medical University of Silesia in Katowice, October 25-31, 2021This year's theme of the Open Access Week ("It Matters How We Open Knowledge: Building Structural Equity.") is an opportunity for us to present a tool that brings us closer to building a system of scientific knowledge exchange: throughout the OA week, from 25-30 October, at the Medical University of Silesia in Katowice, we are promoting the local Polish Medical Platform…See More
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Webinar "The Open Access on Web of Science and Scopus" | 26th October | Iscte (Portugal) at 3

October 26, 2021 from 2pm to 3pm
In the 2021 OA Week Iscte Library organises three webinars for the scientific and academic communities.The first Webinar takes place on the 26th October and is entitled "The Open Access on Web of Science and Scopus". The session will be held in Portuguese. Register here.See More
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How We Open Knowledge: Scholastica users share their stories

The theme for this year’s OA Week, “It Matters How We Open Knowledge: Building Structural Equity,” invites the academic community to weigh the current state of OA and what’s needed to promote greater Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) throughout the research ecosystem. At Scholastica, we were particularly drawn to the phrase “how we open knowledge” as a means to…See More
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Sistema Bibliotecario di Ateneo dell'Università del Piemonte Orientale (Italy) - Open Access Week Webinar - 28 Oct. 2021

Building knowledge equity: the opportunities of open research dataThe webinar will be held online on 28 October 2021 from 9.30 to 12.00 (CEST), on the occasion of the International Open access week 2021.Link to the streaming: https://meet.garr.it/en/live/ycidznccntThe seminar will be held in Italian, except for the speech of the second speaker.More info …See More
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Opening Knowledge and Building Structural Equity: This Week & Beyond

This year’s International Open Access Week theme “It Matters How We Open Knowledge: Building Structural Equity” highlights the individual and collective action required in our approach, decisions, actions, and investments in knowledge sharing to ensure that equity is foundational. Pursuing structural equity requires global conversations and collaboration to understand the different needs that different communities have in knowledge sharing systems and design for these important differences. …See More
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Lese Fandel posted a blog post

Opening Knowledge and Building Structural Equity: This Week & Beyond

This year’s International Open Access Week theme “It Matters How We Open Knowledge: Building Structural Equity” highlights the individual and collective action required in our approach, decisions, actions, and investments in knowledge sharing to ensure that equity is foundational. Pursuing structural equity requires global conversations and collaboration to understand the different needs that different communities have in knowledge sharing systems and design for these important differences. …See More
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"How We Open Knowledge" blog series at United States of America

October 25, 2021 at 6pm to October 29, 2021 at 7pm
Throughout OA Week, we’ll be posting a series of interviews with Scholastica users on how they’re factoring structural equity into OA publication planning and advice for scholarly organizations looking to launch fully-OA journals. Learn more!See More
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Derechos de Autor en Universidades Nacionales at Argentina

October 26, 2021 from 9:30am to 11am
Presentación del portal “Derecho de Autor”Panelistas:Beatríz Busaniche - Presidenta de Fundación Vía LibreMaría Clara Lima - Directora de Propiedad Intelectual (UNLP)Leandro Sorbello - Coordinador UTAPI (UNCuyo)Organiza: Universidad Nacional de Cuyo, Secretaría Académica, Sistema Integrado de Documentación, Bibliotecas UNCUYOhttps://bibliotecas.uncuyo.edu.ar/Adhieren: Secretaría de Investigación, Internacionales y Posgrado UNCUYO, Facultad de…See More
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Vivi Billesoe posted a blog post

ChronosHub launches ChronosClub: A user group for stakeholders in the research ecosystem

Happy Open Access Week! We are excited to announce our new, collaborative initiative to better navigate the complexities of Open Access, with the launch of our very own user group ChronosClub.  Read more about our user group and how it promotes open access here: https://bit.ly/3CeTooeSee More
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Jan Eklöf posted a blog post

International Open Access Week 2021 signals the launch of a new OA journal on health issues in Somalia

After several years of civil war in Somalia, collaborations on global health between researchers at seven Somali and five Swedish universities have now been resumed. One part of this work is the launching of the Somali Health Action Journal during the International Open Access Week, which for this year goes under the theme of building structural equity for everyone to produce and access published science. Text by Susanne Sjöberg.…See More
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