Open Access Week

October 19 - 25, 2020 | Everywhere

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Open Access week in Macedonia 2020

TRIBUNE: "Open-access socio-humanities and biomedical journals - experiences, dilemmas, challenges in the 21st century"

Organizer: Faculty of Philosophy, "Ss. Cyril and Methodius University" - Skopje, Macedonia

Co-organizers: Macedonian Association of Medical Editors and SPIROSKI Scientific Foundation, Skopje, Macedonia

Lecturers: Prof. Dr. Mirko Spiroski, Prof. Dr. Doncho Donev, Prof. Dr. Gordana Ristovska, Prof. Dr. Vladimir Trajkovski

Initiator / Organizer: Prof.…

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Added by Vladimir Trajkovski on October 9, 2020 at 1:30pm — No Comments

MBLWHOI Library Open Access Week Zoom Events Planned for October 21, 28

The MBLWHOI Library invites you to attend two ZOOM lunchtime Open Access programs on October 21st and October 28. Each week we will offer informative librarian presentations, followed by open discussions with attendees.

The global OA Week theme for 2020 is "Open with Purpose: Taking Action to Build Structural Equity and Inclusion."…

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Added by Matthew Person on October 8, 2020 at 11:23am — No Comments

"I am the voice of ASJ Open Forum" Video Initiative

Hi colleagues!

I wanted to share a video innovation we implemented for our OA journal, Aesthetic Surgery Journal Open Forum. We sought to include the voices of international authors to broaden international inclusivity, discussing why they submit to or review for our Journal, in their own native language. We created a video series dubbed "I am the voice of ASJ Open Forum" and shared it on IGTV and also YouTube. The response has been incredible and all who participated were so thrilled…

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Added by Phaedra Cress on October 7, 2020 at 9:38am — No Comments

Preprints South Asia Survey 2020: A Report

A survey on conducted to know the status of awareness and attitude, particularly towards preprints among the research scholars, scientists and librarians in the South Asian region during the months of April and May 2020 had maximum responses from India (83.71%) and majority of Agricultural Sciences (54%) discipline. Respondents ranked…

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Added by Sridhar Gutam on October 4, 2020 at 1:03pm — No Comments

Small overview on Open Access practices in geochemistry

Open Access (OA) describes the free, unrestricted access to and re-use of research articles. Recently, a new wave of interest, debate, and practice surrounding OA publishing has emerged. In this paper, we provide a simple overview of the trends in OA practice in the broad field of geochemistry. Characteristics of the approach such as whether or not an article processing charge (APC) exists, what embargo periods or restrictions on self-archiving’ policies are in place, and whether or not the…

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Added by Olivier Pourret on September 28, 2020 at 4:27am — No Comments

On the interest of preprint – the story of my « Open Access practices in geochemistry » project

Last summer (2019), with a few colleagues, we have started working on open access (OA) practices in geochemistry. We have gathered a nice manuscript we wanted to be published in Geochemical Perspective Letters (GPL), why? Because, it is one of the only Diamond OA journal in geochemistry (with zero article processing charge)!

Early December 2019, we have shared our preprint on EarthArXiv.

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Added by Olivier Pourret on September 24, 2020 at 8:52am — No Comments

Theme of 2020 Open Access Week to be Open with Purpose: Taking Action to Build Structural Equity and Inclusion

The 2020 Open Access Week Advisory Committee is pleased to announce that the theme for this year’s International Open Access Week, to be held October 19-25, will be “Open with Purpose: Taking Action to Build Structural Equity and Inclusion.”…

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Added by Nick Shockey on August 31, 2020 at 4:16pm — No Comments

2020年オープンアクセス・ウィークのテーマ: 目的を持ってオープン化しよう:構造的な公正 性とインクルージョンを実現するために行動しよう

2020年オープンアクセス・ウィークのアドバイザリー・コミッティは、1019日から25日まで 開催される今年の国際オープンアクセス・ウィークのテーマを "目的を持ってオープン化しよ う:構造的な公正性とインクルージョンを実現するために行動しよう"に決定しました。…

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Added by Nick Shockey on August 31, 2020 at 4:12pm — No Comments

Международная Неделя Открытого Доступа 2020 будет посвящена справеливости и интеграции.

Международная Неделя Открытого Доступа 2020 будет посвящена справедливости и интеграции. Консультативный комитет Недели Открытого Доступа 2020 года с удовольствием информирует, что темой Недели, которая состоится с 9 по 25 октября, называeтся «Открытость с целью: принятие мер для создания структурной справедливости и интеграции». Открытость может быть использована как мощный инструмент…

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Added by Nick Shockey on August 31, 2020 at 4:09pm — No Comments

Le thème de la Semaine du libre accès 2020 sera Ouvrir avec intention : renforcer l’équité et l’inclusion de manière structurante

Le Comité consultatif de la Semaine du libre accès 2020 est heureux d’annoncer que le thème de la Semaine internationale du libre accès de cette année, qui se tiendra du 19 au 25 octobre, sera « Ouvrir avec intention : renforcer l’équité et l’inclusion de manière structurante». 

L’ouverture peut être un outil puissant pour…

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Added by Nick Shockey on August 31, 2020 at 4:00pm — No Comments

El tema de la Semana de Acceso Abierto 2020 será Abrir con Propósito: Emprender acciones para construir equidad e inclusión estructurales.

El Comité Asesor de la Semana de Acceso Abierto 2020 se complace en anunciar que el tema de este año de la Semana Internacional de Acceso Abierto, a celebrarse del 19 al 25 de octubre, será “Abrir con Propósito: Emprender acciones para construir equidad e inclusión estructurales”.…

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Added by Nick Shockey on August 31, 2020 at 4:00pm — No Comments

የ2020 የግልጽ ተደራሽነት ሳምንት የትኩረት አቅጣጫ “ግልጽነት ከአላማ ጋር፡- መዋቅራዊ እኩልነትንና አካታችነትን ለመገንባት ለተግባር እንነሳ” የሚል ይሆናል፡፡

በቀጣይ ዓመት ከጥቅምት 9 እስከ ጥቅምት 15 2013 .ም የሚከበረው የዓለምአቀፍ የግልጽ ተደራሽነት ሳምንት የትኩረት አቅጣጫ፤ “ግልጽነት ከአላማ ጋር፡- መዋቅራዊ እኩልነትንና አካታችነትን ለመገንባት ለተግባር እንነሳ” የሚል መሆኑን የ2020 የግልጽ ተደራሽነት ሳምንት አማካሪ ኮሚቴ…

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Added by Nick Shockey on August 31, 2020 at 4:00pm — No Comments

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Added by Kanok Monirul Islam on October 28, 2019 at 3:31am — No Comments

Open for Whom? Prompting Ourselves to Center Equity Year-Round

As Open Access Week begins to come to a close, we’ve been heartened to see so many productive discussions engaging with this year’s theme of “Open for Whom? Equity in Open Knowledge.” From numerous panels, presentations, and events to the publication of an entire book exploring the intersection of equity and openness (Contextualizing…

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Added by Nick Shockey on October 25, 2019 at 4:00pm — No Comments

Open Access Bangladesh: Thoughts on its Journey and Plans for the Future

Open Access Bangladesh started its journey on February 17, 2017 with a vision to work as a platform for advocating open access, open data and open education in Bangladesh. During its two and half year journey, Open Access Bangladesh gained the strength of solidarity as an organization working to promote openness in scholarly works by organizing events, workshops and seminars. Some programs worth mentioning arranged by Open Access Bangladesh are – ‘Workshop on Open Access- A useful tool for…

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Added by Kanok Monirul Islam on October 25, 2019 at 2:16pm — No Comments

Open Access Week: “Open for Whom?” considered through the eyes of Personas

As Nick Shockey notes in his 2019 Open Access Week blog post, considering “open for whom?” institution transition to open knowledge sharing platforms is essential. Journals and repositories that support the dissemination of open access peer-reviewed articles or licensed or public datasets are often designed with academic users in mind. However users of these resources…

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Added by Kristi Holmes on October 25, 2019 at 7:15am — No Comments

What remains invisible controls us the most: What really drives research?

Exploring this year’s Open Access Week theme of “Open for Whom? Equity in Open Knowledge,” Antoinette Foster reflects on underlying, often-invisible causes of exclusion and marginalization in research and calls on each of us individually to do the important work of critical introspection as an important first step in working collectively to make research more inclusive.

 

Does scientific research allow space for everyone, regardless of race,…

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Added by Antoinette Foster on October 24, 2019 at 4:22pm — No Comments

University of Cape Coast, Sam Jonah Library Celebrate Open Access

We celebrated Open Access Week as part of the Library Week Celebration 2019.  We carried placards and shared information about open access.…

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Added by Kwasi Opuni Karikari on October 24, 2019 at 4:00pm — No Comments

Equity in Open Knowledge: A bridge between academics, practitioners and communities

I learnt about Open Access Week only now and I found this year’s theme “Open for Whom? Equity in Open Knowledge” especially exciting because one of the core principles of the organisation I work for and the journal we publish is that of knowledge production 'from the ground up'.

I work at the Global Alliance Against Traffic in Women (GAATW) – an international feminist NGO network based in Bangkok, Thailand, which advocates…

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Added by Borislav Gerasimov on October 23, 2019 at 10:12pm — No Comments

DISCOVER OPEN ACCESS RESOURCES IN ENGINEERING

What are Open Textbooks?

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the cost of college textbooks rose 88% between 2006 and 2016. The high cost of required textbooks leads many students to forgo purchasing textbooks altogether, take fewer courses, or even drop or fail a course.

Open textbooks are a solution to some of these academic and financial concerns students face today.

As defined by the …

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Added by Jay Bhatt on October 23, 2019 at 3:42pm — No Comments

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