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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Open Access Week 2014 Kick-Off at Center for British and Irish Studies M549 Norlin Library

October 20, 2014 all day
The University Libraries is delighted to participate in the celebration of Open Access Week 2014 (October 20thto 26th). The theme for this year’s celebration is “Generation Open.”See More
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Generation Open - Open Access Week 2014

Celebrate and Promote Generation Open! Open Access Week - October 20-26, 2014 Open Access is the free, immediate availability of scholarly information on the...
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Disruption in the Publishing Industry: Digital, Analytics & the Future - Session One - 20th June 2014

Access: Open Publishing in a Digital World Chaired by Graham Steel Publishers: Saviours of science - Timo Hannay, Digital Science Publishing in the future: is the Global South leapfrogging? - Jan Velterop, AQnowledge Free Our Research - Michelle…
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Less than a week to apply for a GOGrant!

Seven years ago, students partnered with SPARC to organize a day of coordinated on-campus action in support of Open Access that quickly grew into International Open Access Week. Students have continued their leadership on Open Access and this month the Right to Research…


Posted by Joseph McArthur on August 12, 2014 at 12:32am

Workshop WP5: Policy guidelines for open access and data preservation and dissemination workshop — 25 September 2014, Meervart Conference Center, Amsterdam, Netherlands.

The RECODE project invites you to participate in its final, policy recommendations workshop in Amsterdam on the 25 September 2014. RECODE has provided a forum for European stakeholders in the open access ecosystem to work together on common solutions. The project will culminate in a series of over-arching recommendations for a policy framework to support open access to European research data.

This final workshop is addressed to policy-makers and decision-makers within the following…


Posted by Vasso Kalaitzi on July 10, 2014 at 4:44am

SPARC and the World Bank to co-host kickoff event for 2014 International Open Access Week

Mark your calendars! The SPARC/World Bank kickoff is a great way to start your Open Access Week planning. Watch livestreamed or showcase the recording at your events!

Also make sure you add your livestream events here so others can utilize them in their event planning.

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Welcome to Open Access Nepal 1 Reply

We are going to establish open access Nepal. We are very interested to share our work for everybody. Continue

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OSTP: On Not Putting the Fox in Charge of the Henhouse

Exchange in SIGMETRICS with David Wojick, a consultant to…Continue

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