By Kamila Markram, CEO of Frontiers
Science and technology drive modern society. Ever since the scientific revolution, we have been using scientific discovery and inventions to reach new shores, create wealth, provide food and shelter for a growing population, keep us alive longer, in…Continue
Added by Emily Barker on October 21, 2016 at 4:30am — No Comments
From discussion into action
For this year’s International Open Access (OA) Week, the focus is firmly on the practical. Its theme – ‘open in action’ – should encourage everyone with a stake in the open research agenda to take solid steps towards making research more openly available.…Continue
Added by Neil Jacobs on October 20, 2016 at 8:51am — No Comments
Great interview here from Retraction Watch (@RetractionWatch) about an adult submitting a child's paper for publication (as an experiment) -- and it being accepted: http://retractionwatch.com/2016/10/18/bats-are-really-cool-animals-how-a-7-year-old-published-a-paper-in-a-journal/.…Continue
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The action I am taking for OA week is to promote ORCID.
Flyer in ppt attached. First page below.Continue
Added by Ann Viera on October 18, 2016 at 9:40am — No Comments
Every year, AUC Libraries try to raise awareness of the importance of Open…Continue
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25 October 2016 during International Open Access Week 2016 occurs a conference organised byContinue
Added by Eleonora Dagienė on October 18, 2016 at 1:30am — No Comments
Le 17 octobre 2016 avec le soutien du programme européen Europeana Sounds, en plein coeur de l'Open Access Week, une après-midi dédiée à l'annotation des archives de la phonothèque de la MMSH.
Un ensemble d'entretiens a été placé sur Sound Cloud et la Playlist de la phonothèque de la MMSH compte une petite centaine d'enregistrements qui peuvent ainsi être commentés, tagués, introduits sur…Continue
Added by Véronique Ginouvès on October 17, 2016 at 2:30pm — No Comments
This year first time we are going to celebrate Open Access Week with a Quiz which is specially design for clarify the facts and dispel the myths about Open Access. We are sure this will change the mind set of GLA University’s faculties, researchers and…Continue
Added by Mamta Mishra on October 17, 2016 at 5:39am — No Comments
The 2nd SPARC Japan Seminar 2016 entitled " Promoting Openness of Research Data: Incentive and Data Management " will be held on 26 October , in keeping with this year’s Open Access Week theme of “Open in Action”, and hosted by SPARC Japan and co-hosted by Research Data Utilization Forum. We will focus on research data and consider how the openness of scientific research data in Japan can be promoted through cooperation between librarians and researchers.
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This year’s theme of “Open in Action” is all about taking concrete steps to open up research and scholarship and encouraging others to do the same.
We’ve created an Open Access Week action portal where you can indicate which key steps you’ll take to support Open Access this October and…Continue
Peru joins to Open Access week with three days of conferences
The main topics are :
The event will be broadcast live on…Continue
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I work for the "Kallipos" project, which is an open access repository with e-textbooks mainly in Greek. Due to the publishing costs, we think that open access e-textbooks is the way to go, especially for Greece! Even though in the beginning it was difficult to convince faculty members to convert their textbooks to e-textbooks, slowly they seem to embrace it and want to create more of the content that they teach into e-textbook! We only hope to get additional funding! Let me know if you…Continue
Added by Christina Anastasopoulou on October 6, 2016 at 10:35am — No Comments
The Laboratory of Organic Materials at the University of Bejaia, in Algeria, will organize a workshop as part of the International Open Access Week. On Thursday, October 27th, 2016 a lecture will be held on Open Access In Algeria at the University of Bejaia. …Continue
Added by Kamel on October 5, 2016 at 11:44am — No Comments
Visit the Open Science Event at Univeristy of Vienna on Tuesday, October 25: Find all details here:
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DOAJ is a community-curated list of open access journals and aims to be the starting point for all information searches for quality, peer reviewed open access material. To assist libraries and indexers keep their lists up-to-date, we make public a list of journals that have been accepted into or removed from DOAJ but we will not discuss specific details of an application with anyone apart from the applicant. Neither will we discuss…Continue
Added by Vrushali Dandawate on October 5, 2016 at 5:34am — No Comments
Open Access Week is fast approaching, and there are some fantastic events and other projects in the OA Week lineup.
Here at Open Book Publishers, we are planning some of our own projects – we will be publishing a series of blog posts by librarians, regarding Open Access books, discussing topics such as:
Added by Open Book Publishers on October 4, 2016 at 11:29am — No Comments