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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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

Watch the SPARC Open Access Meeting LIVE

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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…

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

CGIAR: Now Officially Open Access

CGIAR – the global research partnership for a food-secure future (www.cgiar.org) – has long been known as a leader in agricultural research for development (AR4D); but not necessarily considered a leader in easy, free, and open access to its research results and data.  But this has changed.  With a process that started in April 2012…

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Added by Piers Bocock on December 6, 2013 at 4:18am — No Comments

SPARC Webcast January 14th: Open Access Developments in Latin America with Nicholas Cop

Another free SPARC online event

Tuesday, January 14th, 2014


12:00 - 1:00PM EDT (use helpful time converter)
 

Registration is free, but required. Please RSVP.

This webcast requires both a phone dial-in and an Internet connection. 

Open…

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Added by Andrea Higginbotham on December 4, 2013 at 11:00am — No Comments

Altmetrics panel discussion at University of Kentucky Libraries

The University of Kentucky Libraries celebrated Open Access Week 2013 with a panel discussion (#Altmetrics: Demystifying the Link between Research Impact and Social Media) on Oct. 22nd.  The videos and presentation slides of the event are now online:…

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Added by Adrian K. Ho on November 22, 2013 at 9:34pm — No Comments

Copperbelt University Library participates in the 2013 Open Access Week Celebrations

The Copperbelt University participated in the Open Access celebrations for the first time in 2013. The event came at a time when both lecturers and students at the Copperbelt University were either coming out from their early sessional examinations or were preparing for missed examinations. However, the Library had prepared for the celebrations and proceeded with the programme of activities as planned.

The Open Access week was successfully launched by the Copperbelt University…

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Added by Augustine Mwamba on November 13, 2013 at 5:30am — No Comments

" Raising Your Profile through Open Scholarship:Dispelling the Myths about Open Acess".

Wits hosting a Seminar today " Raising Your Profile through Open Scholarship:Dispelling the Myths about Open Acess".
Speakers include:
 Mr.Igor Lesko from the OpenCourseware Consortium "Facets of Academic Openness"
Prof.Jonathen Klaaren: School of Law "Positive Concepts of Open Access"
Prof.Marcus Byrne: School of Animal,Plant & Enviromental Sciences."the Anatomy of a TED talk-Sharing Research on a very OPen Access Platform"

Added by Fatima Rahiman on November 13, 2013 at 2:55am — No Comments

Open Access from the National Coordinating Centre of Clinical Trials-CUBA

The international open-access week was held in Cuba with multiple activities that will be outlined in this website. These included distribution of promotional materials, conferences, meetings with authors in different venues of the national health system. One of the activities with the greatest impact was the lectures given to the network of librarians in INFOMED, which was transmitted through Elluminate for the whole country, with the presence of authors with publications in international…

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Added by Ania Torres Pombert on November 1, 2013 at 12:43pm — No Comments

Open Access from the National Coordinating Centre of Clinical Trials-CUBA

The international open-access week was held in Cuba with multiple activities that will be outlined in this website. These included distribution of promotional materials, conferences, meetings with authors in different venues of the national health system. One of the activities with the greatest impact was the lectures given to the network of librarians in INFOMED, which was transmitted through Elluminate for the whole country, with the presence of authors with publications in international…

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Added by Ania Torres Pombert on November 1, 2013 at 11:55am — No Comments

Experience the wide Open

Open is rapidly becoming a catchword and as is true of most catchwords and phrases, the more they're used the more misunderstood, missused and ignored the words become. Open and transparent have used, together and separately,  To learn the meaning of open access by visiting the Open Access Week site.

Added by Tanja Michelle Cupples Meece on October 30, 2013 at 9:30pm — No Comments

Mandate Open Access (OA) Says L.J.Haravu of Open Source ILMS-NewGenLib Fame

As a part of Open Access Week-2013 was organized the special lecture by Mysore Librarians and Information Scientists Association (MyLISA). Mr. L.J. Haravu, UNESCO Expert on implementation of technology base library services in South East Asia and Arab Countries, gave a…

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Added by Vasanth on October 30, 2013 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Tshwane University of Technology launches its institutional repository

The Tshwane University of Technology (TUT) celebrated Open Access Week by launching its Institutional Repository. The name for the repository is Tshwane University of Technology Digital Open Repository (TUTDOR). The launch event kicked off with opening remarks from the TUT Vice Chancellor and Principal Professor Nthabiseng Ogude, followed by the keynote address by the DVC Research and Innovation, Prof Lulama Makhubela. Other speakers included Prof Pierre de Villiers, Managing Director: AOSIS…

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Added by Mahlangu April on October 29, 2013 at 9:22am — No Comments

The University Librarian

Added by Lupane State University on October 29, 2013 at 5:02am — No Comments

This was OA-Week 2013 at Univ. of Vienna

International Open Access Week 2013 ist over – thanks to all researchers and students, who contacted us in the aula of the main building of the University of Vienna! But we are also here for all university members during the rest of the year, don't hesitate to contact us!…

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Added by Guido Blechl on October 28, 2013 at 7:56am — No Comments

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