Is Open Access to research information important to you?
Tell us why in a sentence or two and add a photograph of yourself:
You can stand a chance of winning one of our 4GB @mire USB flash drives. The winners and other interesting entries will be publicised during Open Access Week.
Eligibility: UP staff members including researchers, undergraduate… Continue
Added by Elsabe Olivier on October 7, 2010 at 3:21pm —
Some Goings On Around SUNY (State University of New York)
The October 2010 issue
of "SUNYergy, SUNY Libraries Working Together" puts the focus on Open Access Week, on events at some SUNY institutions as well as on related OA topics and developments.http://www.sunyconnect.suny.edu/sunyergy/default47.htm
Featured are events… Continue
Added by John Schumacher on October 7, 2010 at 10:31am —
DREAM IT project (Development Research to Empower All Mongolians through Information and Communications Technology), supported by the International Development Research Center (IDRC), Canada organized a full-day workshop on Open Educational Resources (OER) on September 22, 2010 in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia.
The workshop was conducted by internationally recognized educationalists - Prof. G.Dhanarajan, Hon. Director of Institute for Research and Innovation, Wawasan Open University, Malaysia and… Continue
Added by Batbold on October 5, 2010 at 12:25pm —
George Mason University in Virginia, USA, is hosting an OA panel on October 20, 2010. The keynote speaker for the event will be Clifford Lynch, Executive Director of the Coalition for Networked Information, who will talk about OA policies in higher education, faculty publishing choices, open courseware, and access to digitized library collections, among other things. Subsequently, four distinguished Mason faculty will share their experiences with OA publishing. Donald Seto (bioinformatics),… Continue
Added by Claudia Holland on October 5, 2010 at 10:00am —
We have some promotional materials available in Portuguese. You can access in http://www.acessolivre.pt/semana/?page_id=179.
Under the RCAAP iniciative (
Portugal Open Access Science Repository)… Continue
Added by Pedro Príncipe on October 4, 2010 at 9:53pm —
UMass Amherst Libraries have been highly involved in Open Access Movement and participated OA Week in last two years. This year, UMass Amherst Libraries will host a series of events relevant to open access journal, open conference proceedings, open educational resources, open data, copyright and author rights. Please visit the event site on ScholarWorks, a digital repository of UMass Amherst, http://scholarworks.umass.edu/oa/
Added by Yuan Li on October 4, 2010 at 4:27pm —
For immediate release
October 4, 2010
For more information, contact:
Jennifer McLennan, SPARC
jennifer [at] arl [ dot] orgLeading scientists will be featured in Open Access Week kick-off eventPioneering Open Access advocate Harold Varmus to keynote
Washington, DC – SPARC (the Scholarly Publishing and… Continue
Added by Jennifer McLennan on October 4, 2010 at 1:06pm —
Access to information is a capital issue for all scientific fields especially for health system. REIMICOM/KENEYA-BLOWN and the library of the faculty of medicine of the University of Bamako are
organizing some activities to celebrate the open access week for the first time
Added by Lassina DIALLO on October 4, 2010 at 12:40pm —
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Added by Tina,Tshi on October 4, 2010 at 11:57am —
Did you know...that UK PubMed Central (UKPMC) provides UK based (and other) biomedical and health researchers with a new view on journal articles found in PubMed? …
Added by Paul Davey on October 4, 2010 at 4:30am —
UBC’s own event – Open Access Week @ UBC – showcases a week of… Continue
Added by Joy Kirchner on October 3, 2010 at 8:19pm —
The Institute of Scientific and Technological Information
(IDICT, Spanish acronym), the Cuban Society of Information Sciences
(SOCICT), the Academy of Sciences of Cuba (ACC), the Division of Science, Technology and Innovation of the Ministry of Science, Technology and Environment (CITMA), the National Center for Medical Sciences Information
(INFOMED) and the… Continue
Added by Ricardo Casate Fernández on October 1, 2010 at 1:30pm —
I just posted a handful of videos
with scholars at Duke talking about open access and how it benefits both them personally as well as the broader community.
Two of these videos were produced by the Duke Law School
for OA Week in 2009, and two of them are new for this year. The… Continue
Added by Paolo Mangiafico on September 29, 2010 at 11:48am —
Great work in the… Continue
Added by Jennifer McLennan on September 28, 2010 at 2:44pm —
In our second year of participating in OA Week, Utah State University has the following activities planned for our table in the Library foyer: posters highlighting national and local stories on open access, Sparc literature, some freebies, treats, a t-shirt drawing, teaser information about Sparky Awards coming spring 2011, and of course the table will be staffed by members of the University Copyright Committee and the Library's fearless Reference Liasons.
We are aiming to spread the… Continue
Added by Heather Leary on September 27, 2010 at 12:32pm —
Let's use #OAW2010 as the Twitter hashtag for Open Access Week 2010.
All the best,
Added by Jennifer McLennan on September 27, 2010 at 10:17am —
Creating awareness to open access to users will go along way to supplement printed information sources especially in libraries with limited budgets as well as making accessible current information to students researchers and lecturers as well as other practitioners in other fields.
Added by Stephen Horo on September 23, 2010 at 3:48am —
Schedule of OA Week activities sponsored by the University Libraries at SUNY Buffalo:
Monday, October 18, 10 - 11:30am
Current Status of Open Access
Bob Schatz from prominent open access publisher, BioMed Central, wil
l kick off Open Access Week @ UB with an overview of how open access is impacting the scholarly… Continue
Added by Lori Widzinski on September 22, 2010 at 10:21am —
During the OAW '09 GSLIS students singed the "Student Statement on the Right to Research" and this year are much more aware of the OA benefits. For OAW '10 the student chapters are inviting speakers from various disciplines and at the faculty brown bag luncheon a panel of speakers will discuss OA issues both internationally and locally. For detailed information you can visit the GSLIS OAW website http://gslis.simmons.edu/oaweek/2010/
Added by Athanasia (Nancy) Pontika on September 22, 2010 at 10:19am —
Here are twenty-seven OA Haikus and Senryus (only thirteen of them a strict 5 + 7 + 5 = 17), the rest increasingly minimalist.
Please feel free to re-use to promote OA. All Open Access Week postings Continue
by Stevan Harnad
are licensed under a…
Added by Stevan Harnad on September 22, 2010 at 8:00am —