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Open Access Week: Beyond the Choir, or, How to get Researchers Involved

The highlight of the year for OA advocates is surely International Open Access Week; a central focal point when the worldwide community unites to celebrate achievements, to plan for the future and to extol the virtues of open access to new audiences. As a researcher heavily invested in open dissemination of research work, I always find it an important and interesting time.…

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Added by Martin Paul Eve on August 5, 2015 at 9:30am — No Comments

Welcome to the updated Open Access Week website!

We’ve updated and simplified the Open Access Week website, which we hope will make it more useful and easier to navigate.  The homepage is the focal point of the revisions, and the new Featured Posts section will highlight curated content and resources to help plan and promote your Open Access Week activities.

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Added by Nick Shockey on June 12, 2015 at 8:30am — 4 Comments

OpenCon 2015 Applications are Open!

Applications to attend OpenCon 2015 on November 14-16 in Brussels, Belgium are now open! The application is available on the OpenCon website at opencon2015.org/attend and includes the opportunity to apply for a travel scholarship to cover the cost of travel and accommodations. Applications will close on June 22nd at 11:59pm PDT.

 

OpenCon seeks to bring together the most capable, motivated students and early career…

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Added by Nick Shockey on June 1, 2015 at 5:00am — No Comments

Theme of 2015 International Open Access Week to be “Open for Collaboration”

SPARC (The Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition) today announced that the theme for this year’s 8th International Open Access Week will be “Open for Collaboration.” 

The theme highlights the ways in which collaboration both inspires and advances the Open Access movement—from the partnerships behind launching initiatives such as PLOS and ImpactStory, to the working relationships the community has established with policymakers that have delivered Open Access…

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Added by Nick Shockey on March 4, 2015 at 10:30am — 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

Participation of the University of Porto in the 5th edition of the International Open Access Week

Since last week that U.Porto has spread the news about the International Open Access Week within its academic and scientific community and about the activities that started yesterday with the creation of a specific area at the Information System of the university, dedicated to open access events that occur during these days - https://sigarra.up.pt/reitoria/pt/web_base.gera_pagina?p_pagina=1012466.

Added by Teresa Sousa on October 23, 2012 at 10:00am — 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

Open Access Week 2011 Dates announced

Open Access Week 2011 will take place all over the world between October 24 and 30. In future, Open Access Week will be the last *full* week of October:

2011: Oct 24 - 30

2012: Oct 22 - 28

2013: Oct 21 - 27

2014: Oct 20 - 26

2015: Oct 19 - 25

Details on the program for 2011 will be announced in the New Year.

 

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Jennifer McLennan

Program Director, Open Access Week

Director…

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Added by Jennifer McLennan on December 17, 2010 at 11:00am — No Comments

Open Access Directory opens for Open Access Week event details

(Posting on behalf of Peter and Robin)



The Open Access Directory (OAD) is pleased to announce that it will once again serve as a comprehensive source of information about events celebrating Open Access Week (OAW). This year's OAW is coming fast -- October 18-24, 2010.



Because OAD is a wiki, event organizers can enter their details directly. If you're planning an OAW event, please describe it on the wiki and help us spread the word about your event. …

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Added by Jennifer McLennan on September 10, 2010 at 10:19am — No Comments

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