All Blog Posts (592)

Celebrating OA with great speakers. DCADHA (Universidad Politécnica de Valencia, Spain)

The Department of Audiovisual Communication, Documentation and History of Art (DCADHA) of the Universidad Politécnica de Valencia (Spain) will host some events during Open Week. Potential dates are October 21 and 23. More details about speakers and activities will be provided in short. 

Added by Inma Aleixos Borrás on September 21, 2014 at 6:22am — No Comments

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…

Continue

Added by Vasso Kalaitzi on September 11, 2014 at 6:06am — No Comments

UPR-EGCTI celebrará la Semana del Acceso Abierto 2014 / UPR-GSIST will celebrate Open Access Week 2014

ESCUELA GRADUADA DE CIENCIAS Y TECNOLOGÍAS DE LA INFORMACIÓN

 

La Escuela Graduada de Ciencias y Tecnologías de la Informacion, en la Universidad…

Continue

Added by Luisa Vigo-Cepeda on September 10, 2014 at 9:00am — No Comments

Ideas and tips you need to pull off a great Open Access Week

Open Access Week is drawing ever closer, now a mere 7 weeks away and this year it promises to be bigger and better than ever. The week has grown in just a few short years from students on just a handful of campuses working together, into a truly international event. This year the week’s spotlight is on young people with the theme “Generation Open”. The week will celebrate the mammoth contribution we’ve made to the Open Access movement, but also the address the unique…

Continue

Added by Joseph McArthur on September 9, 2014 at 10:38am — No Comments

Openaccess week 2014.

Together, let's promote Openaccess.

Added by Abdulkareem Ahmed Olatunji on August 23, 2014 at 5:49am — No Comments

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…

Continue

Added by Joseph McArthur on August 12, 2014 at 12:32am — No Comments

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.

More information soon.

Andrea

----

On Monday, October 20th, from 3:00…

Continue

Added by Andrea Higginbotham on July 7, 2014 at 10:00am — No Comments

Interesting Read: Beyond the Boycott: Q&A with Timothy Gowers

SPARC interview with Tim Gowers. A short blurb below, full article here.

Next steps in the Open Access battle: Shining a light on journal pricing

In a recent blog post, Timothy Gowers discussed the state of Open Access two years after the Cost of Knowledge launched its boycott of Elsevier. The British mathematician and open access champion was initially buoyed by the…

Continue

Added by Andrea Higginbotham on June 9, 2014 at 10:46am — No Comments

See Spam on the platform please let me know

Hello All,

As we move forward and you post your week's events on this platform, please let me know if you spot spammers either in your Groups or direct messaging you.

We have a process that attempts to limit spammers coming in as members, but recently they have been stepping up their methods.

We want you all to have a positive Open Access Week experience! 

Best,

Andrea Higginbotham

SPARC

Added by Andrea Higginbotham on June 4, 2014 at 1:09pm — No Comments

Open Access Week Planning Webcast Today

You can join the webcast using the following URLhttp://www.visualwebcaster.com/event.asp?id=99435. If you haven't already, please register below so we have an accurate list of participants and can follow up with additional information.

Join us on Monday, May 19th, at 2:30pm EDT (7:30pm BST) for a one-hour webcast to help kickoff your planning for this year's International Open Access…

Continue

Added by Andrea Higginbotham on May 19, 2014 at 11:21am — 1 Comment

Theme for 2014 International Open Access Week to be "Generation Open"

Washington, DC – The Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition (SPARC) announced today that the theme for this year’s International Open Access Week is "Generation Open".  The theme will highlight the importance of students and early career researchers as advocates for change in the short-term, through institutional and governmental policy, and as the future of the Academy upon whom the ultimate success of the Open Access…

Continue

Added by Nick Shockey on May 8, 2014 at 11:30am — No Comments

Vachana Sanchaya: Bringing access to 11th century Kannada literature

During early 11th century a form of spiritual Kannada language poetry in the Indian state of Karnataka called Vachana sahitya became quite popular. It started flourishing in the 12th century by a religious movement called Lingayatha…

Continue

Added by Subhashish Panigrahi on April 3, 2014 at 10:30am — No Comments

Sharing Science

Open access can take many forms and utilize a variety of new social media tools to share research across disciplines, WeShareScience was developed as a new concept for sharing research in new ways.  By mashing together Pinterest, TedTalks, and YouTube (with a focus on scientific research) we created a unique place for researchers to share what they are doing and learn from others in many other disciplines -- offering an exciting new…

Continue

Added by Ryan Watkins on March 31, 2014 at 4:02pm — No Comments

Navigating the Complexities of Open Access

Join us on an exciting  e-discussion  "Navigating the Complexities of Open Access" which will take place over two sessions as follows:

Tuesday 25th March:  facilitated session midday GMT to 14.00 (GMT)

The first session will explore your different experiences of Open Access in different contexts and will be led by facilitators with experience in working on open access issues and our coordinators based in Africa…

Continue

Added by darlington on March 25, 2014 at 2:30am — No Comments

Actual and potential open access to scientific output in a specific country. A case study in Argentina.

This work shows that "There are extremely favourable conditions for Argentina to include a significant share (69%) of its scientific production in Scopus, freely available through OA. This production is published in journals that adhere to some form of OA, in a ratio of 25% for the golden route (“real open access”) and 44% for the green route (“potential access”). In a comparisonof…

Continue

Added by Nancy Gómez on March 24, 2014 at 9:13am — No Comments

SPARC Open Access Meeting Innovation Fair Projects Showcase OA Week ideas

At this week's SPARC Open Access Meeting in Kansas City, MO two Innovation Fair participants presented projects to get more people involved in Open Access Week.

One from Robyn Hall at MacEwan University Library - she created an Open Access Comedy Festival to draw people.

And one from Fred Roscoe…

Continue

Added by Andrea Higginbotham on March 7, 2014 at 2:57pm — No Comments

SPARC Open Access Meeting Innovation Fair Projects Showcase OA Week ideas

At this week's SPARC Open Access Meeting in Kansas City, MO two Innovation Fair participants presented projects to get more people involved in Open Access Week.

One from Robyn Hall at MacEwan University Library - she created an Open Access Comedy Festival to draw people.

And one from Fred Roscoe…

Continue

Added by Andrea Higginbotham on March 7, 2014 at 2:57pm — No Comments

Watch the SPARC Open Access Meeting LIVE

CLICK to watch live

Washington, DC – The Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition (SPARC) is pleased to announce panel topics and to invite participants to register for the Spring event set to take place in Kansas City, Missouri on March 3-4, 2014.

The past year has seen growing momentum on many fronts of the movement towards "open". Advances in the…

Continue

Added by Andrea Higginbotham on March 3, 2014 at 10:31am — No Comments

Blog Topics by Tags

Monthly Archives

2014

2013

2012

2011

2010

All content on this site is released under CC-By unless specified differently by poster   Created by Andrea Higginbotham.

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service