A global event, now in its 7th year, promoting Open Access as a new norm in scholarship and research.

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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Profile IconSimbok, alida susan pretorius, burkhard t. abel and 79 more joined Open Access Week
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Florida Tech's OA Cookies are a Big Hit!

Open Access cookies are being served up again this year as an tasty and effective way to spread the word.
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Jen Wike Huger posted a blog post

5 open access journals for open source enthusiasts

by Joshua HolmThe ever rising cost of academic journals is a major burden for researchers. Academic libraries cannot always keep up with increases in subscription fees causing libraries to drop journals from their collection. This makes it harder for students and professors to quickly and easily access the information they need. Inter-library loan requests are an option but they do take time. Even if it only takes a few days to fill an inter-library loan request, that is still time wasted for a…See More
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Carol Minton Morris posted a blog post
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Suzanne Kozaitis posted a blog post

Florida Institute of Technology Supports Open Access

Here at the Evans Library, we get excited about Open Access Week, the part we can play, and the progress being made in the Open Access Movement.  Events are planned for Monday-Friday, and all participants receive a special OA cookie!See More
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Anne Powell is now friends with Abdullah al-Modabber and Dr Mayank Trivedi
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Steve Skoddow joined Anja Oberlaender's group
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Semana Internacional del Acceso Abierto - Perú 2014

El Colectivo Open Access Perú invita al público interesado a participar de las celebraciones por la Semana Internacional del Acceso Abierto en su edición 2014. Como en años anteriores, el evento reunirá a destacados profesionales y académicos…
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Baltasar Fernández-Ramírez posted a blog post

New open access rpa_red of English and Spanish journals of social sciences

rpa_red is the acronym of our recently created Network of Open Academic Journals, joining several OA Spanish and English social siences journals. The main goal of the initiative is help the RPA members to gain in visibility and to make them a voice in claiming in favor of free thought, free formats, innovation in epistemic and method orientations. Severely pressed by the policy of impact indexes, our universities are now forgotting free thought and free access to knowledge that used to be among…See More
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Guido Blechl posted a blog post

OA Week 2014 at University of Vienna

The Open Access Office of the University of Vienna is celebrating OA Week 2014 with an information desk at the university main building on Oct. 22nd and 23rd (from 10:00 to 15:00). Hope to see you there!See More
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Fernando-Ariel López commented on Silvia Gutiérrez's group Open Access Mexico
"Colegas:Comparto el post de ayer en InfoTecarios donde realizo una selección de eventos virtuales que se realizan en esta #OAWeek2014 Para poder acceder a la información ir a: Semana Internacional del #AccesoAbierto 20 al 26 de…"
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5 open access journals for open source enthusiasts

by Joshua Holm

The ever rising cost of academic journals is a major burden for researchers. Academic libraries cannot always keep up with increases in subscription fees causing libraries to drop journals from their collection. This makes it harder for students and professors to quickly and easily access the information they need. Inter-library loan…

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Posted by Jen Wike Huger on October 21, 2014 at 9:37am

DSpace Open Access Repositories

Posted by Carol Minton Morris on October 21, 2014 at 9:37am

Florida Institute of Technology Supports Open Access

Here at the Evans Library, we get excited about Open Access Week, the part we can play, and the progress being made in the Open Access Movement.  Events are planned for Monday-Friday, and all participants receive a special OA cookie!

Posted by Suzanne Kozaitis on October 21, 2014 at 9:30am

OA Week 2014 at University of Vienna

The Open Access Office of the University of Vienna is celebrating OA Week 2014 with an information desk at the university main building on Oct. 22nd and 23rd (from 10:00 to 15:00). Hope to see you there!

Posted by Guido Blechl on October 21, 2014 at 4:08am

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UC Press Launching New OA Journal Publishing Model

I recently interviewed Neil Christensen, director of digital development at the University of California Press, about an open access publishing initiative the UCP team is working on. I wanted to…Continue

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Started by Danielle Padula in Sample Title on Wednesday.

More FUD From the Publishers Association About the HEFCE/REF Deposit Mandate

In response to the HEFCE Open Access Policy for REF2020, the Publishers Association has made the following …Continue

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Started by Stevan Harnad in Sample Title Oct 14.

downloading videos

Hi, Are there any of the videos you have on this site that are NOT hosted on YouTube. We wish to download, as opposed to embed, the videos and have them looping as part of a display in our library.…Continue

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Started by b rainier in Sample Title Oct 8.

French language promotional material? 9 Replies

Hi! I was wondering if there will be French material available for download in the international section? Even a French logo would be great to have! Thanks!Continue

Started by Jeanette Hatherill in Sample Title. Last reply by Victoria Volkanova Oct 8.

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