Fifth annual event draws broad global participation, highlights deep community commitment to Open Access
Washington, DC – Open Access Week, the annual event celebrating the global movement towards Open Access (OA) to research and scholarship, kicks off for the fifth time on Monday, October 24. Coordinated by SPARC and organized by more than 2,000 advocates in countries around the world, the event provides an opportunity to learn about the benefits of Open…Continue
Added by Jennifer McLennan on October 20, 2011 at 2:00pm — No Comments
If anyone is in the area, come by and say hi!
The Lied Library is hosting two scholarly communication presentations for
Faculty & Graduate Students:
Monday, October 24, noon to 1 (Amargosa Room)
“Discover Open Access to Peer-Reviewed Research”…Continue
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If you are going to participate in any events and need DOAJ promotion material, feel free to print and use our flyer!
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To celebrate the launch of International Open Access Week in Russia, International Academy of Business and New Technologies, Yaroslavl, hosted a webinar "Knowledge Management: Open Digital Educational Resources and Archives" on October 14. Watch or download…Continue
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OAW2010 activity map was offered after the Open Access Week had finished. This year however, both Jennifer McLennan (SPARC) and Benjamin Hennig (Wordmapper Project & University of Sheffield, UK) agreed to try to…Continue
On the occasion of the OA week, the NECOBELAC project partners, wish to stimulate the scientific community to take action and make their work open access to disseminate free health information worldwide.
For this reason they decided to write an editorial in support of OA and have it published in the journals and web…Continue
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Register now for one or both of our upcoming Open Access Week webcasts. Both will feature leading figures from the Open Access movement talking about the impact of Open Access to research and students' crucial role in making Open Access a reality – thereby opening the full scholarly record to anyone, anywhere in the world.
Each webcast is open for…Continue
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The University of Cape Town (UCT) will be joining the celebration for Open Access Week and are hosting a range of events involving academics and students. This year sees collaborations, joint support and partnerships across departments such as UCT libraries, OpenUCT, OpenContent, Scholarly Communications in Africa Programme and our Research Contract and IP office.
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Let the Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) help you prepare to lead events on your campus during Open Access Week, October 24-30, 2011, with the Scholarly Communication Toolkit. The ACRL Scholarly Communication Toolkit provides context and background by summarizing key issues to offer quick, basic information on scholarly communication topics. It also links to examples of specific tools, including handouts, presentation templates…Continue
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The taskforce will work on the following issues:
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Yes it is HERE! The JIDC T-shirt! Unveiled for the up-coming Open Access Week. Here it is:
The JIDC T-shirt is designed by JIDC’s own Creative Designer Jeff Coombs.
This Friday we will announce the winners of the Open Access Week (OA Week) and the JIDC original design T-shirt giveaways. To…Continue
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Over the last year we have talked to 100's of academics, librarians, university administrators, research funds and publishers in an attempt to discover new workflow tools for all to make your lives easier.
We are happy to share our experiences and pass on good practice advice and thoughts.
We have recently launched Open Access Key- a unique new online payment platform designed to manage and consolidate author publication fees…Continue
Added by Simon Thomson on October 14, 2011 at 12:12pm — No Comments
There is a MOBILE APP for OpenAccess at http://wbxapp.com/openaccess I have 14 days to evaluate and decide to keep it or not. Take the poll.
Also Try the OpenAccess Toolbar!
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The e-journal Internet Archaeology http://intarch.ac.uk is going totally Open Access for the duration of OA Week.
IA is a hybrid Open Access journal wishing to move fully towards an Open Access model.
It has been publishing on the web since 1996 and articles make use of the potential of the medium to present archaeological research, including video, audio, searchable data sets, full-colour images, visualisations, animations and interactive…Continue
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Please share this special event with us during OA Week @ Stellenbosch University: 24 October 2011. Visit http://oa.sun.ac.zaContinue
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