Japanese Site for OAW is now available.
This is for Japanese people who is interested in Open Access Week. Domestic information will be gathered into this site.
Please tell me your plan in OAW. And of course, please write here in English, too !!
Logos in Japanese are also available:… Continue
Added by Ikuko TSUCHIDE on July 27, 2010 at 4:23am —
by Jamaica Jones, Special Projects Librarian, National Center for Atmospheric Research
Andrew Waller, Licensing and Negotiations Librarian and Open Access Librarian, University of Calgary
with Jennifer McLennan, Director of Programs and Operations, SPARC
In the new issue of Research Library Issues
. Check it out!
Added by Jennifer McLennan on July 23, 2010 at 10:23am —
Don't Recreate the Wheel. Take a Look at the "Download" Tab.
There are plenty of posters, OA images, Avery label OA sticker templates, flyer templates, web banners,
sample brochures, bookmarks, all in editable formats for you to customize.
We are still uploading these images on this tab but if you go to "News and Tools" you'll see a blog post with all the images.
If you… Continue
Added by Donna Okubo on July 15, 2010 at 6:15pm —
Do You Want to Focus on These Issues During OA Week But You Feel Don’t Have Enough Information?
Here are some wonderful resources to help you build your author rights educational program. The links include handouts, brochures, and videos for OA Week 2010!
Open Access Scholarly Information Sourcebook…
Added by Donna Okubo on July 15, 2010 at 1:45pm —
My colleagues do not know about open access publishing or policy.
I want to emphasis on the author's right,
Yes in future we may frame a open access policy, OA repository and try to raise OA publishing fund.
Added by Dr Sumant Vyas on July 10, 2010 at 9:44am —
Take a look at what International OA Week Members did last year!
For inspiration go to the PHOTOS section. Continue
- View the OA Week world map of activities
- Look at all the 2009 OA Week Displays for inspiration
- See what other institutions and organization did for OA Week last…
Added by Donna Okubo on July 9, 2010 at 12:00pm —
Can someone send me material/literature which can help me in preparing a ppt presentation to make other people aware about open access during open access week.
Added by Dr Sumant Vyas on July 8, 2010 at 4:28am —
We're looking at next steps for Open Access Week planning and I just took a look at the make up of our participants so far. WOW. If you haven't noticed the breadth and depth of the international group you're participating with here, do take a look. It's pretty amazing. (Do an advanced search at http://www.openaccessweek.org/profiles/members
). We have a tremendous show from India and the U.S., plus a lot of… Continue
Added by Jennifer McLennan on July 2, 2010 at 10:00am —
As the manager of our research platform and repository I'm interested in new informations about open access.
You can find informations about our Alexandria Repository at the University of St.Gallen at http://blog.alexandria.unisg.ch. Our University has an OA mandate since December 2008.
If you're interested in our software or have any questions, feel free to contact me! - Ruedi… Continue
Added by Ruedi Lindegger on June 30, 2010 at 9:30am —
LIBER (Association of European Research Libraries) is conducting a Study of Open Access. They have recently sent us the following information:…
Added by Cristina Vaquer on June 9, 2010 at 3:31am —
We had our first Open Access Week 2010 Web cast and planning event today -- June 2. We were so pleased to be joined by Andrew Waller from the University of Calgary and Jamaica Jones from the National Center for Atmospheric Research, who spoke about their hugely successful events -- and related Open Access progress -- in 2009 (thanks, guys!). The details about the event are here:… Continue
Added by Jennifer McLennan on June 2, 2010 at 1:30pm —
Open Access Week 2010 Kick-Off Planning Event
A SPARC Webcast
Date: Wednesday, June 2, 2010
Time: 12:00 - 1:00PM Eastern
There is no fee to attend. Please register by June 1 at http://www.arl.org/sparc/meetings/event_registration.shtml
Open Access Week (OAW) 2010 has been declared for October 18th to 24th and promises to be the biggest event of its kind so far. Already, participation promises to… Continue
Added by Jennifer McLennan on May 21, 2010 at 2:30pm —
The O2 Universitat Oberta de Catalunya Institutional repository allows users to view the open-access digital publications on research, teaching and administration produced by the UOC. It includes articles, papers, teaching materials, final degree projects, doctoral theses, etc. for the purpose of collecting, preserving and organising the UOC’s scientific output and its annual report and, in particular, disseminating it, thus making it more visible and increasing its impact.… Continue
Added by Cristina Vaquer on May 10, 2010 at 3:30am —
Open Access Week is more than 5 months away, but publishing your event early on the EVENTS page has already demonstrated its advantages.
Just by declaring the event`s focus, targeted community and preliminary program, we have already linked up with like-minded people both in France and abroad. More interestingly however, the contacts have gone beyond just common interest, and the discussion has furiously evolved over email.
With 5 months to go,… Continue
Added by Ivo Grigorov on May 7, 2010 at 6:40am —
Lenus is an Irish health repository capturing official reports and research output from the national health service in Ireland the "Health Service Executive", government reports from the Department of Health and Children and literatures from other Irish health agencies. In addition Lenus captures theses and journal articles with permission from authors on health topics related to Irish health. Please check out www.lenus.ie
Added by Aoife Lawton on May 7, 2010 at 5:17am —
Open Access Week will hit the research communities worldwide from October 18th – 24th, 2010… Continue
Added by Barbara Kirsop on May 1, 2010 at 8:01am —
SPREADING OPEN ACCESS NETWORK… Continue
Added by Ana Ivkovic on April 29, 2010 at 5:00pm —
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
April 28, 2010
For more information, contact:
(202) 296-2296 ext. 121
jennifer [at] arl [dot] orgOpen Access Week 2010 declared for October 18 to 24
Researchers challenged to demonstrate the impact of Open Access on research and scholarship
(Washington, DC) Open Access Week, the global event to promote free, immediate,… Continue
Added by Jennifer McLennan on April 28, 2010 at 5:30pm —
This year’s OAWeek preparations kick off with a challenge to researchers from Dr. Philip E. Bourne, Professor of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences at the University of California San Diego and Founding Editor-in-Chief of PLoS Computational Biology. In a video posted to the OA Week Web site, Bourne calls upon scholars to think beyond free and ready access to the literature – made possible by Open Access – and consider how technology may be deployed to advance research, to truly mine the… Continue
Added by Jennifer McLennan on April 24, 2010 at 8:00pm —
More than 200 agencies of all types – institutional, departmental, governmental, private, etc. – have crafted policies requiring that the research they fund be made available to the general public.
- During Open Access Week 2009, The UK’s Wellcome Trust announced it would commit 2 million pounds to support publication in open-access journals (…
Added by Jennifer McLennan on April 24, 2010 at 7:30pm —