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On the interest of preprint – the story of my « Open Access practices in geochemistry » project

Last summer (2019), with a few colleagues, we have started working on open access (OA) practices in geochemistry. We have gathered a nice manuscript we wanted to be published in Geochemical Perspective Letters (GPL), why? Because, it is one of the only Diamond OA journal in geochemistry (with zero article processing charge)!

Early December 2019, we have shared our preprint on EarthArXiv.

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Added by Olivier Pourret on September 24, 2020 at 8:52am — No Comments

Theme of 2020 Open Access Week to be Open with Purpose: Taking Action to Build Structural Equity and Inclusion

The 2020 Open Access Week Advisory Committee is pleased to announce that the theme for this year’s International Open Access Week, to be held October 19-25, will be “Open with Purpose: Taking Action to Build Structural Equity and Inclusion.”…

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Added by Nick Shockey on August 31, 2020 at 4:16pm — No Comments

2020年オープンアクセス・ウィークのテーマ: 目的を持ってオープン化しよう:構造的な公正 性とインクルージョンを実現するために行動しよう

2020年オープンアクセス・ウィークのアドバイザリー・コミッティは、1019日から25日まで 開催される今年の国際オープンアクセス・ウィークのテーマを "目的を持ってオープン化しよ う:構造的な公正性とインクルージョンを実現するために行動しよう"に決定しました。…

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Added by Nick Shockey on August 31, 2020 at 4:12pm — No Comments

Международная Неделя Открытого Доступа 2020 будет посвящена справеливости и интеграции.

Международная Неделя Открытого Доступа 2020 будет посвящена справедливости и интеграции. Консультативный комитет Недели Открытого Доступа 2020 года с удовольствием информирует, что темой Недели, которая состоится с 9 по 25 октября, называeтся «Открытость с целью: принятие мер для создания структурной справедливости и интеграции». Открытость может быть использована как мощный инструмент…

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Added by Nick Shockey on August 31, 2020 at 4:09pm — No Comments

Le thème de la Semaine du libre accès 2020 sera Ouvrir avec intention : renforcer l’équité et l’inclusion de manière structurante

Le Comité consultatif de la Semaine du libre accès 2020 est heureux d’annoncer que le thème de la Semaine internationale du libre accès de cette année, qui se tiendra du 19 au 25 octobre, sera « Ouvrir avec intention : renforcer l’équité et l’inclusion de manière structurante». 

L’ouverture peut être un outil puissant pour…

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Added by Nick Shockey on August 31, 2020 at 4:00pm — No Comments

El tema de la Semana de Acceso Abierto 2020 será Abrir con Propósito: Emprender acciones para construir equidad e inclusión estructurales.

El Comité Asesor de la Semana de Acceso Abierto 2020 se complace en anunciar que el tema de este año de la Semana Internacional de Acceso Abierto, a celebrarse del 19 al 25 de octubre, será “Abrir con Propósito: Emprender acciones para construir equidad e inclusión estructurales”.…

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Added by Nick Shockey on August 31, 2020 at 4:00pm — No Comments

የ2020 የግልጽ ተደራሽነት ሳምንት የትኩረት አቅጣጫ “ግልጽነት ከአላማ ጋር፡- መዋቅራዊ እኩልነትንና አካታችነትን ለመገንባት ለተግባር እንነሳ” የሚል ይሆናል፡፡

በቀጣይ ዓመት ከጥቅምት 9 እስከ ጥቅምት 15 2013 .ም የሚከበረው የዓለምአቀፍ የግልጽ ተደራሽነት ሳምንት የትኩረት አቅጣጫ፤ “ግልጽነት ከአላማ ጋር፡- መዋቅራዊ እኩልነትንና አካታችነትን ለመገንባት ለተግባር እንነሳ” የሚል መሆኑን የ2020 የግልጽ ተደራሽነት ሳምንት አማካሪ ኮሚቴ…

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Added by Nick Shockey on August 31, 2020 at 4:00pm — No Comments

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Added by Kanok Monirul Islam on October 28, 2019 at 3:31am — No Comments

Open for Whom? Prompting Ourselves to Center Equity Year-Round

As Open Access Week begins to come to a close, we’ve been heartened to see so many productive discussions engaging with this year’s theme of “Open for Whom? Equity in Open Knowledge.” From numerous panels, presentations, and events to the publication of an entire book exploring the intersection of equity and openness (Contextualizing…

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Added by Nick Shockey on October 25, 2019 at 4:00pm — No Comments

Open Access Bangladesh: Thoughts on its Journey and Plans for the Future

Open Access Bangladesh started its journey on February 17, 2017 with a vision to work as a platform for advocating open access, open data and open education in Bangladesh. During its two and half year journey, Open Access Bangladesh gained the strength of solidarity as an organization working to promote openness in scholarly works by organizing events, workshops and seminars. Some programs worth mentioning arranged by Open Access Bangladesh are – ‘Workshop on Open Access- A useful tool for…

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Added by Kanok Monirul Islam on October 25, 2019 at 2:16pm — No Comments

Open Access Week: “Open for Whom?” considered through the eyes of Personas

As Nick Shockey notes in his 2019 Open Access Week blog post, considering “open for whom?” institution transition to open knowledge sharing platforms is essential. Journals and repositories that support the dissemination of open access peer-reviewed articles or licensed or public datasets are often designed with academic users in mind. However users of these resources…

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Added by Kristi Holmes on October 25, 2019 at 7:15am — No Comments

What remains invisible controls us the most: What really drives research?

Exploring this year’s Open Access Week theme of “Open for Whom? Equity in Open Knowledge,” Antoinette Foster reflects on underlying, often-invisible causes of exclusion and marginalization in research and calls on each of us individually to do the important work of critical introspection as an important first step in working collectively to make research more inclusive.

 

Does scientific research allow space for everyone, regardless of race,…

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Added by Antoinette Foster on October 24, 2019 at 4:22pm — No Comments

University of Cape Coast, Sam Jonah Library Celebrate Open Access

We celebrated Open Access Week as part of the Library Week Celebration 2019.  We carried placards and shared information about open access.…

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Added by Kwasi Opuni Karikari on October 24, 2019 at 4:00pm — No Comments

Equity in Open Knowledge: A bridge between academics, practitioners and communities

I learnt about Open Access Week only now and I found this year’s theme “Open for Whom? Equity in Open Knowledge” especially exciting because one of the core principles of the organisation I work for and the journal we publish is that of knowledge production 'from the ground up'.

I work at the Global Alliance Against Traffic in Women (GAATW) – an international feminist NGO network based in Bangkok, Thailand, which advocates…

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Added by Borislav Gerasimov on October 23, 2019 at 10:12pm — No Comments

DISCOVER OPEN ACCESS RESOURCES IN ENGINEERING

What are Open Textbooks?

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the cost of college textbooks rose 88% between 2006 and 2016. The high cost of required textbooks leads many students to forgo purchasing textbooks altogether, take fewer courses, or even drop or fail a course.

Open textbooks are a solution to some of these academic and financial concerns students face today.

As defined by the …

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Added by Jay Bhatt on October 23, 2019 at 3:42pm — No Comments

Open Access Success Stories! Academic Works at New York City College of Technology, CUNY

an interview by Profs. Monica Berger and Maura Smale, Library, New York City College of Technology, CUNY 

Wouldn’t it be great if your scholarship was highlighted in The Chronicle of Higher Education? Last April, Dr. Maura Smale, Chief Librarian and Library Chair at New York City College of Technology, City University of New York (CUNY), received wide publicity for her…

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Added by Monica Berger on October 23, 2019 at 12:12pm — No Comments

Open Access Week Baked Goods - Retrospective

Here is a small collection of OA themed goodies over the years. Shout out to Gettysburg College’s 2014…

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Added by Donna Okubo on October 23, 2019 at 9:39am — No Comments

JPCOAR OAWeek2019 special contents

I am happy to announce that JPCOAR issues OAWeek2019 special contents on its website. (Japanese Only)

https://jpcoar.repo.nii.ac.jp/index.php?page_id=128

original poster

events

original goods etc.

special interview:

https://jpcoar.repo.nii.ac.jp/index.php?page_id=131…

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Added by JPCOAR on October 23, 2019 at 1:06am — No Comments

Conversatorio Manifiesto Bibliotecario por la Ciencia Abierta

Nuestro propósito es elaborar y difundir un manifiesto bibliotecario Latinoamericano por la ciencia abierta, en el marco de la Declaración de Panamá, que permita establecer lineamientos de trabajo y compromisos del sector basado en el el conocimiento como bien común y por tanto indispensable en el desarrollo de los individuos y la sociedad en su conjunto.

Los invitamos a participar…

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Added by Fernando-Ariel López on October 22, 2019 at 5:03pm — No Comments

Journal Editorial Boards: Is There Space for Geographic Diversity?

I would like to start this post providing some social and personal context. I am a researcher located in Chile, South America. As of Friday October 18th,my country’s democracy has been under threat. The military  are out on the streets and there is a curfew in place that limits our freedom throughout five major cities. This extreme repression has resulted in 11 deaths, 84 people were wounded by gunshots and more than 1,000 detained. Also, I would like to…

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Added by Bárbara Rivera López on October 22, 2019 at 3:30pm — No Comments

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