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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Theme of 2018 International Open Access Week To Be “Designing Equitable Foundations for Open Knowledge”

The 2018 Open Access Week Advisory Committee is pleased to announce that the theme for the 2018 International Open Access Week, to be held October 22-28, will be “designing equitable foundations for open knowledge.”

This year’s theme…


Posted by Nick Shockey on May 24, 2018 at 12:30pm

इंटरनेशनल ओपन एक्सेस वीक 2018 "ओपन नॉलेज के ललए न्यायसंगत नींव लिजाइन करना"

ओपन एक्सेस वीक एिवाइजरी कमेटी को यह घोषणा करतेहुए प्रसन्न हैलक, 22-२८ अक्टू बर २०१८ को होनेवाले2018 इंटरनेशनल

ओपन एक्सेस वीक के ललए थीम "खुलेज्ञान के ललए न्यायसंगत नींव लिजाइलनंग" होगी।

इस साल की थीम संक्रमण मेंएक लवद्वान प्रणाली को दशााती है। जबलक सरकारें, लनलि, लवश्वलवद्यालय, प्रकाशक, और लवद्वान ओपन

एक्सेस को और प्रथाओंको तेजी सेअपनानेलगेहैं। इस साल का थीम लसस्टमोंको लिजाइन करनेकेबारेमें समावेशी, न्यायसंगत और

वास्तव मेंएक लवलवि वैलश्वक समुदाय की आवश्यकताओंको पूरा…


Posted by Nick Shockey on May 24, 2018 at 12:55pm

O Tema da Semana Internacional do Acesso Aberto 2018 será “Planejando Bases Equitativas para o Conhecimento Aberto”

O Comitê Consultivo da Semana do Acesso Aberto 2018 tem o prazer de anunciar que o tema para a edição 2018 da Semana Internacional do Acesso Aberto, que acontecerá entre 22 e 28 de Outubro, será “Planejando Bases Equitativas para o Conhecimento Aberto.”

O tema deste ano é reflexo de um sistema acadêmico em transição. Embora governos, agências de fomento, universidades,…


Posted by Nick Shockey on May 24, 2018 at 12:55pm

2018国际开放获取周主题 - “为开放知识建立公平的基础”

开放获取周咨询委员会很高兴地宣布将于10月22 - 28日举办的2018年国际开放获取周的主题是“为开放知识建立公平的基础”。…


Posted by Nick Shockey on May 24, 2018 at 12:55pm

Tema de la Semana Internacional del Acceso Abierto 2018 “Diseñando Bases Equitativas para el Conocimiento Abierto”

El Comité Asesor de la Semana Internacional del Acceso Abierto se complace en anunciar que el tema del año 2018 será “Diseñando bases equitativas para el conocimiento abierto”, y tendrá lugar del 22 al 28 de octubre.

El tema de este año da cuenta de un…


Posted by Nick Shockey on May 24, 2018 at 12:30pm

Opening Up the Coffers of Foundation Knowledge

Foundations have a lot of reasons to share knowledge. They produce knowledge themselves. They hire others to research and author works that help with internal strategy development and evaluation of internal strategies, programs, and projects. And they make grants that assist others in…


Posted by Nick Shockey on October 25, 2017 at 6:00am

Latest Activity

Beth Tillinghast posted an event

Open Access Week 2018 at United States of America

October 22, 2018 at 8pm to October 26, 2018 at 5pm
This year's Open Access Week events will take place throughout the week of October 22 through October 26, 2018. They will be held at various locations on the University of Hawaii at Manoa campus.See More
Philip posted a status
"Adopting # open access,open data and open education to promote Inventions and Sustainable Solutions."
Jun 26
Philip shared their group on Facebook
Jun 26
ANDREW OJULONG left a comment for Martha Lyaka
"Thank you Martha for inviting me, I have already been holding discussions with faculty  bout the open access concepts and what is available to them under the directorate of open access."
Jun 26
ANDREW OJULONG is attending Daniel Khauka Nanghaka's event

Open Access Week - Uganda at Uganda

October 26, 2018 from 8am to 5pm
What does Open Access Mean to you with reference to Open Access Week, to be held October 22-28, under the theme “designing equitable foundations for open knowledge.”While governments, funders, universities, publishers, and scholars are increasingly adopting open policies and practices, how these are actually implemented is still in flux. As open becomes the default, all stakeholders must be intentional about designing these new, open systems to ensure that they are inclusive, equitable, and…See More
Jun 26
Philip posted a group

Open Access Malawi

Advancing Open Access for proper decision makingVenue:To be announced laterSee More
Jun 26
Martha Lyaka left a comment for ANDREW OJULONG
"You are welcome Andrew lets share and learn more about open access and the movement in general"
Jun 25
Collins Kwadwo Norch left a comment for Lydia
"Welcome Lydia.  Open access enables scholarly materials to be accessed free online without paying for them or without restrictions. There are group of organizations that are advocating for open access so that researchers and other writers will…"
Jun 25
Collins Kwadwo Norch added a discussion to the group Open Access week in Ghana

Enhancing Open Access

How can open access be enhanced in the Universities in GhanaSee More
Jun 22
Philip shared a profile on Facebook
Jun 18
Chiamaka Nnokwe is attending IDIBELL's event

OAW at IDIBELL - Unleash your true research potential! at Spain

October 26, 2017 at 9am to October 27, 2017 at 2pm
OPEN ACCESS WEEK at IDIBELL26th & 27th October 2017Unleash your true research potential!Open Access Week (OAW, 23th-29th October 2017), a global event now entering its eighth year, is an opportunity for the academic and research community to help make Open Access a new norm in scholarship and research.This year, we would like to celebrate OAW at IDIBELL by introducing iMarina, our brand-new information managing system, through a series of presentations and practical workshops to help you…See More
Jun 18
Philip posted a discussion

Open Access as a precursor of development in developing countries

Open Access be embraced by government(s) as a precursor for development advancement,Whats your views ?See More
Jun 18
Collins Kwadwo Norch left a comment for Fatimah Jibril Abduldayan
"Use the link to apply for OpenCon. U stand a chance of been selected https://apply.opencon2018.org/referral/YEx67"
Jun 14
Collins Kwadwo Norch left a comment for Mussa Chirwa
"Use the link to apply for OpenCon https://apply.opencon2018.org/referral/YEx67"
Jun 14
Martha Lyaka left a comment for Collins Kwadwo Norch
"Thanks Collins"
Jun 13
joel lascano left a comment for Collins Kwadwo Norch
"Thanks for the invite Collins"
Jun 13


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