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Tennessee Features Stories of Public Need for Access to Research for OA Week

At the University of Tennessee Libraries, our Open Access Week events for the past two years involved outreach workshops to local nonprofit agencies. Staff from many nonprofit organizations visited campus and our subject librarians helped them find research and data to help in designing interventions and writing grant proposals. Then, we asked the nonprofits to fill out a survey and/or participate in a short interview about why open access to research matters to them and to the communities…


Added by Rachel Radom on October 22, 2018 at 8:00am — No Comments

2018 Open Access Week in Japan

The Japan Consortium for Open Access Repository(JPCOAR) has made a special webpage dedicated to support the

Japanese community in designing posters, handouts and other graphics for this year's Open Access Week.

Along with the official JPCOAR Open Access Week poster, we also have templates our members can use and edit to

include information on their own efforts towards Open Access.

We will be adding more photos of Open Access Week giveaways and events hosted by our…


Added by Shinobu Murai on October 22, 2018 at 3:32am — No Comments

Open Access: The view from Latin America

Emma Clarke, Commissioning Editor for Latin America

As part of Open…


Added by Peter Lang Publishers on October 22, 2018 at 2:57am — 3 Comments

Crowdsearching Biblioverifica: open data for citizen's fact checking

Aderiamo alla “OA WEEK 2018”, per promuovere le risorse open access e l’accesso agli open data per il fact checking autonomo dei cittadini, lanciamo il primo “Crowd-SEArching BiblioVerifica”, si tratta di uno spazio partecipativo per proporre siti e fonti utili per la verifica delle informazioni, orientando gli utenti della rete ai linked open data e alla citizen science in ogni campo di ricerca: il modulo e’ liberamente fruibile da pc, tablet, smartphone dal 22 al 28 ottobre 2018…


Added by Damiano Orru on October 21, 2018 at 2:25pm — No Comments

McMaster University celebrates Open Access Week

McMaster University Library, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada is partnering with eCampusOntario to celebrate Open Access Week. See the full schedule of events for Open Day at McMaster, Oct. 25, 2018.

Added by Olga Perkovic on October 19, 2018 at 2:33pm — No Comments

The 2nd SPARC Japan Seminar 2018 (Open Access Summit 2018) "Quality Control in the Age of Open Science"

The 2nd SPARC Japan Seminar 2018 entitled "Quality Control in the Age of Open Science" will be held on 25 October, hosted by SPARC Japan, in keeping with this year’s Open Access Week theme of “Designing Equitable Foundations for Open Knowledge”. We will discuss perspective of quality control in the age of Open Science and how we could guarantee quality of contents. We…


Added by SPARC Japan on October 17, 2018 at 1:46am — No Comments

#AcessoAberto é na Revista Observatório! Disponibilizamos em acesso aberto artigos como sugestão de aprofundamento. Essa tem o foco em Mídias Digitais.Acesse em: 1. AULAS DE PORTUGUÊS NA ERA DIGITAL…

#AcessoAberto é na Revista Observatório!

Disponibilizamos em acesso aberto artigos como sugestão de aprofundamento. Essa tem o foco em Mídias Digitais.

Acesse em: …


Added by Gilson Porto Jr. on October 16, 2018 at 5:48am — No Comments

open access week in arab countries

Added by Jamila JABER on October 3, 2018 at 6:01am — No Comments

International Open Access Week 2018 at the University of East Anglia

The University of East Anglia has organised a programme of events to observe International Open Access Week 2018, incorporating talks, information sessions and hands-on workshops to help researchers make their work open access. 

Researchers from across Norwich Research Park will join us…


Added by Constance Croot on October 1, 2018 at 11:59am — No Comments

Setting up Forum for Open Access in South Asia


Added by Sridhar Gutam on September 6, 2018 at 2:57am — No Comments

2018 Open Access Week in Zambia

Open Access Week is a yearly international celebration that aims to increase awareness about open access (OA). OA scholarship is completely free to read and reuse. Funders, universities, libraries, scholars, and students across the globe support OA.

The University of Zambia Library will lead campus celebrations during this year’s OA Week slated for October 15 – 17, 2018.

The OA advocacy team is therefore inviting the university community to this year’s celebrations. Activities…


Added by Chewe Pilate on August 17, 2018 at 3:30am — No Comments

The first Open Access Week themed event at RezBazBris

Last month, the Australasian Open Access Strategy Group (AOASG) took part in what we're billing as the first Open Access Week themed event for 2018 - at ResBazBriz.  Taking on this year's theme of EQUITY the Brisbane Research Bazaar's final event was a lively panel discussion…


Added by sandra fry on June 25, 2018 at 10:02pm — No Comments

Presenting in Various Languages: The Theme of Open Access Week 2018

Added by Sridhar Gutam on June 5, 2018 at 6:21am — No Comments

Better Together: Partnerships to Bring Open Access Week Events to the Disciplines

by Lauren B. Collister and Jackie Smith, University of Pittsburgh


For Open Access Week 2017, the University Library System at the University of Pittsburgh took a new approach for scheduling events built on outreach work done in prior years. The library, instead of hosting an event for OA Week all on our own, partnered with several departments to co-sponsor a talk of broad interest that wove in Open Access as a…


Added by OA@Pitt on May 31, 2018 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Open Access Week 2018 - Hindi

Added by Sridhar Gutam on May 26, 2018 at 4:33am — No Comments

Open Access Week Advisory Committee

SPARC would like to thank the following members of the International Open Access Week Advisory Committee:

Name Affiliation
Arun Subbiah Centre for Internet and Society
Ashley Farley Gates Foundation

Added by Nick Shockey on May 25, 2018 at 8:30am — No Comments

O Tema da Semana Internacional do Acesso Aberto 2018 será “Planejando Bases Equitativas para o Conhecimento Aberto”

O Comitê Consultivo da Semana do Acesso Aberto 2018 tem o prazer de anunciar que o tema para a edição 2018 da Semana Internacional do Acesso Aberto, que acontecerá entre 22 e 28 de Outubro, será “Planejando Bases Equitativas para o Conhecimento Aberto.”

O tema deste ano é reflexo de um sistema acadêmico em transição. Embora governos, agências de fomento, universidades,…


Added by Nick Shockey on May 24, 2018 at 12:55pm — No Comments

2018国际开放获取周主题 - “为开放知识建立公平的基础”

开放获取周咨询委员会很高兴地宣布将于10月22 - 28日举办的2018年国际开放获取周的主题是“为开放知识建立公平的基础”。…


Added by Nick Shockey on May 24, 2018 at 12:55pm — No Comments

इंटरनेशनल ओपन एक्सेस वीक 2018 "ओपन नॉलेज के ललए न्यायसंगत नींव लिजाइन करना"

ओपन एक्सेस वीक एिवाइजरी कमेटी को यह घोषणा करतेहुए प्रसन्न हैलक, 22-२८ अक्टू बर २०१८ को होनेवाले2018 इंटरनेशनल

ओपन एक्सेस वीक के ललए थीम "खुलेज्ञान के ललए न्यायसंगत नींव लिजाइलनंग" होगी।

इस साल की थीम संक्रमण मेंएक लवद्वान प्रणाली को दशााती है। जबलक सरकारें, लनलि, लवश्वलवद्यालय, प्रकाशक, और लवद्वान ओपन

एक्सेस को और प्रथाओंको तेजी सेअपनानेलगेहैं। इस साल का थीम लसस्टमोंको लिजाइन करनेकेबारेमें समावेशी, न्यायसंगत और

वास्तव मेंएक लवलवि वैलश्वक समुदाय की आवश्यकताओंको पूरा…


Added by Nick Shockey on May 24, 2018 at 12:55pm — No Comments

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