Open Access Week

October 24 - 30, 2022 | Everywhere

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Examining the benefits and barriers for the implementation of Open Educational Resources

With the rapid advancement of digitalization, the future of textbooks is unlikely to be a printed, rigid form. Especially after the havoc Covid-19 created, the world is ready to shift towards an online and digital means of education, and Open Educational Resources are sure to play an important role in this transformation.

What is an OER? …


Added by Monali Ghosh on November 12, 2021 at 9:33am — No Comments

Congratulations to the winners of the Open Access Week 2021's Escape Room Challenge!

East West University Library has celebrated International Open Access Week from 25 October to 31 October 2021 following the theme "It Matters How We Open Knowledge: Building Structural Equity". There were various events, including promoting the essential benefits of using "Open…

Added by East West University Library on October 31, 2021 at 10:00am — No Comments

Publicación en acceso abierto y multilingüismo

El acceso abierto no se trata solo de dar a los lectores acceso sin barreras a la investigación, también se trata de dar a los investigadores acceso sin barreras a la publicación de su investigación. Las barreras para que los investigadores publiquen pueden incluir altas tarifas de publicación (Article Processing Charge, APC), falta de apoyo para escribir y publicar en el…


Added by James MacGregor on October 29, 2021 at 3:00pm — No Comments

Building structural equity through multilingualism

In this post we thought we would discuss how the Public Knowledge Project builds structural equity through multilingualism - specifically, by providing the opportunity and means to translate our software, and to ensure that translations are made available to the community worldwide.

Software interfaces translated to various languages have to be designed with special care.PKP’s…


Added by James MacGregor on October 29, 2021 at 10:06am — No Comments

Sistema Bibliotecario di Ateneo dell'Università del Piemonte Orientale (Italy) - Open Access Week Webinar - 28 Oct. 2021

Building knowledge equity: the opportunities of open research data

The webinar will be held online on 28 October 2021 from 9.30 to 12.00 (CEST), on the occasion of the International Open access week 2021.

Link to the streaming:…


Added by Silvia Bello on October 28, 2021 at 3:30am — No Comments

CloudSource Open Access

CloudSource OA makes it easy for your library to take advantage of the growing body of Open Access content available today. Get access to a comprehensive collection of vetted, quality OA articles, journals, eBooks, OER and more delivered seamlessly and intuitively to your end users.

Added by Jacqueline A. Prentice on October 27, 2021 at 1:39pm — No Comments

Semana Internacional de Acceso Abierto 2021- Pildora Informativa 2



Added by Maria Vanesa Doria on October 27, 2021 at 7:54am — No Comments


Este año con el lema: Importa como abrimos el conocimiento: construyendo equidad estructuralMODALIDAD ASÍNCRONICA.

Agenda de hoy:

✴ Pildora Informativa: …


Added by Maria Vanesa Doria on October 27, 2021 at 7:52am — No Comments

Open Access Week 2021: QA on Copyright, Creative Commons, Open Access, OER and …

Why do we need open access? How can we use it? Is it better for the sciences or the humanities? What is the relation between Copyright and Creative Commons?
Open Business Talk, School of Business, Bangladesh Open University, and The Librarian Times are going to jointly arrange a Q & A session to celebrate Open Access 2021. This year’s theme intentionally aligns with the recently released UNESCO Recommendation on Open Science, of which Open Access is a crucial component.…

Added by Prodip K Roy on October 26, 2021 at 6:16pm — No Comments

Semana Internacional del Acceso Abierto (Ciencia Abierta) / Universidad de Antioquia 2021, Medellín-Colombia

Estos espacios tienen como propósito reforzar los conceptos básicos sobre ciencia abierta, así como presentar las tendencias y perspectivas de este tema para los miembros de la comunidad universitaria. 

Publicaciones espurias y revistas depredadoras: los retos de la legitimidad del acceso abierto

En el proceso de validación y certificación del conocimiento científico, emergen las diferentes casas editoriales  que dominan la industria…


Added by Alejandro Uribe Tirado on October 26, 2021 at 6:12pm — No Comments

Opening Knowledge and Building Structural Equity: This Week & Beyond

This year’s International Open Access Week theme “It Matters How We Open Knowledge: Building Structural Equity” highlights the individual and collective action required in our approach, decisions, actions, and investments in knowledge sharing to ensure that equity is foundational. Pursuing structural equity requires global conversations and collaboration to understand the different needs that different communities have in knowledge sharing systems and design…


Added by Lese Fandel on October 25, 2021 at 3:30pm — No Comments

How We Open Knowledge: Scholastica users share their stories

The theme for this year’s OA Week, “It Matters How We Open Knowledge: Building Structural Equity,” invites the academic community to weigh the current state of OA and what’s needed to promote greater Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) throughout the research ecosystem. At Scholastica, we were particularly drawn to the phrase…


Added by Danielle Padula on October 25, 2021 at 2:59pm — No Comments

Semana Internacional de Acceso Abierto 2021- Apertura

A las 10:00 hs comenzamos la Semana Internacional de Acceso Abierto. Este año con el lema Importa como abrimos el conocimiento: construyendo equidad estructural.




Added by Maria Vanesa Doria on October 25, 2021 at 10:00am — 1 Comment

International Open Access Week 2021 signals the launch of a new OA journal on health issues in Somalia

After several years of civil war in Somalia, collaborations on global health between researchers at seven Somali and five Swedish universities have now been resumed. One part of this work is the launching of the Somali Health Action Journal during the International Open Access Week, which for this year goes under the theme of building structural equity for everyone to produce and access published science. Text by Susanne Sjöberg.…


Added by Jan Eklöf on October 25, 2021 at 8:03am — No Comments

AOSIS celebrates Open Access Week 2021

This week we celebrate Open Access Week, a global event entering its fourteenth year already! Open Access Week 2021 will be held from 25 – 31 October, with the official theme “It Matters How We Open Knowledge: Building Structural Equity.”

Open Access week offers a valuable opportunity for scholars and the research community to engage with each other, discuss, share, and promote the potential benefits of open access publishing. Open Access research is free to read, copy, reuse…


Added by Louw Lombaard on October 25, 2021 at 6:59am — No Comments

ChronosHub launches ChronosClub: A user group for stakeholders in the research ecosystem

Happy Open Access Week! 

We are excited to announce our new, collaborative initiative to better navigate the complexities of Open Access, with the launch of our very own user group ChronosClub 

Read more about our user group and how it promotes open access here: …


Added by Vivi Billesoe on October 25, 2021 at 5:03am — No Comments

UP Open Access Colloquium – It matters how we open knowledge: building structural equity

The Department of Library Services (DLS) invites you to attend the University of Pretoria (UP) Open Access Colloquium 2021, "It Matters How We Open Knowledge: Building Structural Equity”, that will take place on the 25th & 26th of October 2021.

The Colloquium will feature presentations on Open Access scholarship from leading academic publishers. An invitation to both days is attached to this article. We ask that you please register to…


Added by Veliswa Tshetsha on October 23, 2021 at 9:06pm — No Comments

2021 Open Access Week celebration at Iscte - University Institute of Lisbon (Portugal)

In Portugal, the University Institute of Lisbon (Iscte) celebrates the 2021 International Open Access Week by promoting several initiatives to disseminate information on Open Access and Open Publishing within the…


Added by Vera Maria da Silva Batalha on October 21, 2021 at 8:00pm — No Comments

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