October 2012 Blog Posts (93)

Enthusiasm for Open Access

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Added by Daniel Munyambu Mutonga on October 23, 2012 at 9:38am — No Comments

Interview with Stevan Harnad on Open Access achievements and outbacks (on the occasion of the OA Week)

On the occasion of the OA Week 2012 I had an interview with Stevan Harnad on

Open Access 2012: achievements, further steps and obstacles.

http://www.minervamedica.it/en/journals/europa-medicophysica/article.php?cod=R33Y2012N03A0535

Added by Elena Giglia on October 23, 2012 at 9:35am — 1 Comment

MORE Splendid #Repository Stuff" for #OpenAccess Week: Learn Abt Geology of Grand Canyon State at AZGS

To celebrate Open Access Week 2012 Oct. 21-28 DuraSpace will post a new "For Your Repository Viewing Pleasure" each day (and beyond) to highlight the "splendid stuff in YOUR repository".

The Arizona Legislature established the Arizona Geological Survey (AZGS) to investigate and describe Arizona's geology, and to educate and inform the public. AZGS has developed an online open access repository with nearly 1,000 publications and 1,800 objects that have…

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Added by Carol Minton Morris on October 23, 2012 at 9:00am — No Comments

Digital.CSIC celebrates Open Access

This year Digital.CSIC takes part in the OA Week through an outreach campaign in which CSIC researchers give their opinion on how open access improves scholarly communication and share their experience with the institutional repository of the Spanish National Research Council. CSIC repository has also participated in a recent Briefing Report on open access in Biomedicine.

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Added by Isabel Bernal on October 23, 2012 at 7:18am — No Comments

International Journal of Management, Economics and Social Sciences (IJMESS), ISSN 2304-1366- CALL FOR PAPERS-THIRD ISSUE

International Journal of Management, Economics and Social Sciences (IJMESS)

PROMINENT FEATURES OF IJMESS:

  • IJMESS is recognized by American Economic Association (AEA) the annotations can be found in Journal of Economic Literature (JEL).
  • IJMESS is in license agreement with Global Content Alliance (GCA) for maximum expsure of its contents.
  • Press release…
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Added by Ijmess Journal on October 23, 2012 at 3:40am — No Comments

Logo del Movimiento de Acceso Abierto

Semana Internacional del Acceso Abierto

Exhibe el logo del Acceso Abierto ... !!!

http://www.picbadges.com/open-access-movement/16494/…

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Added by Julio Santillán Aldana on October 22, 2012 at 7:02pm — No Comments

OA Week 2012 Opening Event

Fascinating panel discussion with representatives from SPARC, World Bank, National Association of Graduate-Professional Students et al. http://live.worldbank.org/world-bank-and-sparc-announce-open-access-week-2012-liveblog-webcast

Added by John Hagen on October 22, 2012 at 4:21pm — No Comments

New study about the prevalence of OA - 340 000 articles published in full OA journals during 2011

Background

Open access (OA) is a revolutionary way of providing access to the scholarly journal literature made possible by the Internet. The primary aim of this study was to measure the volume of scientific articles published in full immediate OA journals from 2000 to 2011, while observing longitudinal internal shifts in the structure of OA publishing concerning revenue models, publisher types and relative distribution among scientific disciplines. The secondary aim was to measure…

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Added by Mikael Laakso on October 22, 2012 at 2:54pm — No Comments

Open access to research outputs: The case of the International Livestock Research Institute

I work at the Nairobi headquarters of the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) as a communications specialist with the Markets, Gender & Livelihoods research theme. ILRI's focus is on livestock research towards sustainable development and a food secure future. We work in East, West and southern Africa, South and…

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Added by Tezira Lore on October 22, 2012 at 1:30pm — No Comments

"Splendid Repository Stuff" for Open Access Week from DuraSpace: CDC Stacks Provide History of Public Health, Awareness, Statistics

To celebrate Open Access Week 2012 Oct. 21-28 DuraSpace will post a new "For Your Repository Viewing Pleasure" each day (and beyond) to highlight the "splendid stuff in YOUR repository".



The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has developed an open access repository "CDC Stacks" at http://stacks.cdc.gov using the Fedora repository platform hosted in the cloud.



Issues…

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Added by Carol Minton Morris on October 22, 2012 at 12:18pm — No Comments

OA Week events at Penn State

We're hosting 2 speakers and the SPARC webinar this week.



The two formal speakers, Mike Furlough and Nick Disabato, will be broadcast on  Mediasite Live [live.libraries.psu.edu (no login required)]

Anyone at a computer can join the Monday afternoon Webcast using the information at the SPARC website (URL below.) Anyone at a computer can join the…

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Added by Linda Friend on October 22, 2012 at 10:57am — No Comments

Reflections on Open Access

Greetings, all

 

I am a novice when it comes to open access, so I look forward to learning a lot this week. The question I would like to answer is ... how do I explain 'open access' options to colleagues working in conservation? These friends are academics, journalists and goverment officials. That said, it's been difficult to get these fans of email attachments onto the social web. That said, I believe that sharing and remixing are the future so we might as well get good at…

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Added by Ron Mader on October 22, 2012 at 10:57am — No Comments

New OA journal Tremor and Other Hyperkinetic Movements publishes its first articles with the support of The Charlesworth Group and CDRS

Tremor and other Hyperkinetic Movements (TOHM) an open-access, peer-reviewed medical journal, centers on tremor and hyperkinetic movement disorders, giving home to clinical observations and research in this area. The Center for Digital Research and Scholarship, Columbia University…

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Added by Shauna Madden on October 22, 2012 at 10:00am — No Comments

Open Access Romanian portal is Open Access

Starting with the Open Access Week 2012, the Romanian information specialists, researchers, funding agencies and interested parties are the beneficiaries of a new portal dedicated to Open Access advocacy: www.acces-deschis.ro (beta version).



This is…

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Added by Nicolaie Constantinescu on October 22, 2012 at 9:30am — No Comments

Welcome to the first day of Open Access Week 2012!

There are lots of great events being posted here-- please see what is going on your area.



Today also marks the World Bank and SPARC kickoff event. This live-streamed event is a great place to start if you are having problems coming up with things to do. This event will be recorded, and features a Q&A portal and live blog for…

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Added by Nick Shockey on October 22, 2012 at 9:00am — No Comments

facebook cover photo

for the week

https://www.facebook.com/OtaruUniversityofCommerceLibrary

Added by SUGITA Shigeki on October 22, 2012 at 8:13am — No Comments

DOAJ interface now available in Spanish and Portuguese

As a part of the project of making the service Directory of Open Access Journals available on other languages than English the site has been translated into Spanish and Portuguese.

The translation has been carried out thanks to a cooperation between Lund University Libaries, Redalyc and the University of Porto.…

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Added by Directory of OA Journals (DOAJ) on October 22, 2012 at 7:00am — No Comments

Networked Researcher's OA Week Blogging Unconference Starts Today!

Open Access Week 2012 is taking place this week, 22-28 October, all over the world. Networked Researcher is participating during Open Access Week with what we have called a “blogging unconference.”  

The event is taking place …

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Added by Networked Researcher on October 22, 2012 at 4:03am — No Comments

Using Social Media to Enhance the Visibility of Open Content

Brian Kelly of the Innovation Support Centre at UKOLN, University of Bath, UK will be giving a series of presentations across the UK on how social media can be used to enhance the visibility of research papers hosted in institutional repositories.

The week begins with an hour-long talk on "Open Practices for the Connected Researcher" which will take place on Tuesday 23 October…

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Added by Brian Kelly on October 22, 2012 at 3:00am — No Comments

Arabic Web banner/header

To celebrate Open Access Week 2012 in Arabic countries, CNUDST has created, customized and shared some promotional materials written in Arabic language. We hope that they will be useful and helpful to promote the event at Arabic web sites :

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Added by Bessem Amira on October 21, 2012 at 7:50am — No Comments

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