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

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Paywall: The Business of Scholarship (movie screening) at Canada

October 22, 2018 from 3:30pm to 5pm
In celebration of Open Access Week, MacEwan University Library invites you to a free screening of Paywall: The Business of Scholarship.Following the film, Sandy Stift, Associate Dean, Collections Services, will facilitate a brief discussion.All are welcome. RSVP is optional but appreciated: https://tinyurl.com/paywallmacewan About the filmPaywall: The Business of Scholarship is a documentary which focuses on the…See More
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Alejandro Uribe Tirado posted an event


October 19, 2018 at 10am to October 24, 2018 at 4pm
(PROGRAMACIÓN PARCIAL)Lugar: Biblioteca UdeA - Transmisión vía StreamingVIERNES 19 de OCTUBRE. 10 A.M.Conversatorio de Investigación: Ciencia abierta desde los datos abiertos y la investigación reproducible -MARTES 23 de OCTUBRE. 10 A.M. Foro: Perspectivas del Acceso Abierto desde las bibliotecasMARTES 23 de…See More
Alejandro Uribe Tirado added a page to the group Acceso abierto en Colombia


SEMANA INTERNACIONAL DEL ACCESO ABIERTO. UNIVERSIDAD DE ANTIOQUIA 2018 (PROGRAMACIÓN PARCIAL) Lugar: Biblioteca UdeA - Transmisión vía Streaming VIERNES 19 de OCTUBRE. 10 A.M. Conversatorio de Investigación: Ciencia abierta desde los datos…
Dadun posted an event

Los datos abiertos en el contexto de un nuevo sistema de comunicación y evaluación científica at Spain

October 23, 2018 from 12:30pm to 2pm
Los datos abiertos en el contexto de un nuevo sistema de comunicación y evaluación científica  Tony Hernández (Universidad Carlos III de Madrid)23 de octubre, 12.30hAula ICS Edificio Amigos See More
Jen Green posted an event

Research Impact: Enhance the Visibility and Impact of Your Work at United States of America

October 23, 2018 from 12:15pm to 1:15pm
How do you maximize your research impact?   Join us to learn how to establish and monitor your scholarly presence, utilize strategies for optimizing dissemination and discoverability, and how to track the impact of your work. As part of our Open Access Week programming, this workshop will help us make our systems for producing and distributing knowledge more inclusive and open.See More
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Ségolène Trapletti posted an event

Sur les traces de l'Open access : l'OA week à l'Université de Cergy-Pontoise (France) at France

October 22, 2018 at 9am to October 26, 2018 at 7pm
10/22L'Open access : actualité et enjeuxMon double numérique : l'identité numérique du chercheur10/23L'Open access et moi (table ronde)10/24-25Formations aux doctorants : bibliométrie, diffusion de la thèse, ressources en Open access (UCP-ENSEA)10/26Lancement du portail HAL CoMUE Paris-SeineToute la semaineDes jeux, des rendez-vous dans les laboratoiresSee More
Sep 11
Alireza Salehi Nejad posted an event

Open Science and Open Access Publishing: Designing Equitable Foundations for Open Knowledge at Iran

October 22, 2018 from 1pm to 3pm
In this workshop, Alireza Salehi Nejad elaborates on the concept of open science, what encourages authors to choose open access publishing, and explores whether there are any specific points to consider when opting for OA publishing.In recognition of Open Access Week 2018 (22 – 28 October), this workshop covers some components of open science, remarks the challenges specific to open access, and illustrates the ways in which the new technology and tools can improve research in terms of…See More
Sep 11
Elisabeth Shook posted an event

How Far Fair Use: Copyright and Open Access at United States of America

September 8, 2018 from 6pm to 7pm
In coordination with International Open Access Week, and in partnership with the Digital Humanities Center and the Alyne Queener Massey Law Library, the Office of Digital Scholarship and Scholarly Communications and the Jean and Alexander Heard Libraries celebrate the positive impact of Fair Use on the Academy.Two of the country’s most prominent copyright law librarians/lawyers will be on campus to explore the topic of Fair Use in teaching and research and raise awareness about author and user…See More
Sep 8
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Sep 8
Ernesto Priego posted an event

Documentary Film Screening: Paywall: The Business of Scholarship (2018) at United Kingdom

October 17, 2018 from 5:30pm to 8pm
In anticipation of Open Access Week 2018 (October 22-28 2018), we invite you to a free and public screening of the documentary film Paywall: The Business of Scholarship (dir. and prod. Jason Schmitt, 2018).Watch trailers for the film at…See More
Sep 4
Jubril Jawando is attending Jonathan LC England's event

Luxembourg Open Science Forum at Luxembourg

November 14, 2018 to November 16, 2018
Three days of seminars, debates and hands-on sessions on how to make your research more visible, transparent, reproducible and efficient. The Open Science Forum is aimed at all researchers and research support staff within and around Luxembourg, whatever your field of research or your research institution is and whether you are an early-career or an established researcher.  From publication and data management to research evaluation and open innovation, you will all find something to learn…See More
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Alejandro Uribe Tirado updated an event

Jornadas por el Acceso abierto Universidad de Antioquia 2015 at Colombia

October 20, 2015 at 10am to October 22, 2015 at 4pm
JORNADAS POR EL ACCESO ABIERTOUNIVERSIDAD DE ANTIOQUIA(MEDELLÍN-COLOMBIA) Martes 20 y jueves 22 de octubre En el marco de la Semana Internacional del Acceso Abierto (Open Access): http://openaccessweek.org, la Escuela Interamericana de Bibliotecología, el Sistema de Bibliotecas, la Vicerrectoría de Investigación y la Editorial de la Universidad de Antioquia, invitan a las  Jornadas por el Acceso Abierto 2015 (Entrada Libre).Lugar: Auditorio planta baja…See More
Aug 21
Jitka Dobbersteinová posted an event

Open Access Week in Slovakia at Slovakia

October 24, 2018 all day
Národný workshop OpenAIRE – Otvorený prístup v európskom kontexteThe event will be attended by representatives of open access advocacyorganizations from Finland, the Czech Republic, Ukraine and Slovakia. Speakers will be dealing with topics such asthe news of the European OpenAIRE project, open access agenda development in Finland and Creative Commons licenses. In parallel, an interactive training on data management for postgraduate students and the OpenAccess Story art competition will be also…See More
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