Allama Iqbal Library, University of Kashmir organized a “one day seminar on Open Access Resources” on 18th December, 2012 to create greater understanding about the benefits of Open Access Resources in scholarly communication and to highlight different Open Access Resources in various subject fields. The seminar was attended by the University Officials, Academics, Research Scholars and students, besides various College Principles and Librarians…Continue
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The audio recordings and slides of Open Access Week @ AIMS are now available on the Agricultural Information Management Standards (AIMS) website.
Open Access specialists Jean-Claude Guédon (University of Montréal), Alma Swan (…Continue
Added by Sarah on November 7, 2012 at 3:53am — No Comments
SEEd is an Italian medical publishing house, founded in 2000 and based in Turin. SEEd publishes an extensive range of medical books, multimedia tools, and biomedical journals dedicated to the retraining of doctors and other health professionals (http://www.edizioniseed.it/).
In 2010 the publisher, Simone Eandi, decided to start a new journal, Reviews in Health Care (…Continue
Added by Elena Giglia on October 26, 2012 at 11:22am — No Comments
I have attended today, 25 October 2012 an Open Access Seminar at Vaal University of Technology.
Thanks to the VUT Library for organising the event and especially to Mr. Freeman Zulu, VUT Library Director: Client Services for inviting me to speak.
We had a lovely morning engaging in conversation about OA, the important role of the Institutional Repositories in making available free research content; OA South African & African collections, etc.
Added by Pavlinka Kovatcheva on October 25, 2012 at 2:00pm — No Comments
During Open Access Week, the Vaal University Library is offering a 50% discount to clients who are paying outstanding fines or returning overdue books during the week of 22 - 28 October. After announcing this in the library slot on the campus radio, via e-mail and through notices, response is overwhelming. Students were informed via sms and staff members were e-mailed, VUT community is using this opportunity to clear their accounts and access library material again.
Added by Freeman Zulu on October 24, 2012 at 4:36pm — No Comments
The Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology (JKUAT) Library participated in Open Access Week (OAW) for the first time in 2010. The concept was introduced to JKUAT by Ms. Jane Gikandi who was the then Head of the ICT section and has moved on to a different university. The library entered the INASP OAW 2010 competition and won a grant of 300$. This helped us in printing of promotional materials.
The success of our OAW activities can largely be attributed to our…Continue
Added by Miriam W. Ndungu on October 24, 2012 at 7:45am — No Comments
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.
Added by Isabel Bernal on October 23, 2012 at 7:18am — No Comments
Semana Internacional del Acceso Abierto
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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 :Continue
Added by Bessem Amira on October 21, 2012 at 7:50am — No Comments
The University of Salamanca participates, again this year, in Open Access Week. The scheduled activities aim to make known the initiatives developed to open access in the USAL (Institutional Repository Gredos, University Open Access Journals and Open Course Ware). At the same…Continue
Open Access Mini Seminar, 25 October 2012
To celebrate Open Access week this year, VUT Library has organized a one day mini seminar on Thursday, 25 October. This will be held at Vanderbijlpark Campus and several speakers have been invited from universities, publishing houses, libraries and other organizations to share ideas on open access publishing, policies, the rights of authors and publishers, and other topics. For further information on the activities planned at…Continue
Added by Freeman Zulu on October 8, 2012 at 1:57pm — No Comments
The JKUAT library in partnership with JKUAT students has previously participated in the OAW 2010 and 2011 with activities such as workshops, exhibitions, competitions and a beauty pageant which has now become an annual event.
This year the library will be working with JKUMUN students to create awareness of the JKUAT institutional Repository which is based on the Open Access model of publishing. The students will be visiting the various departments and demonstrating…Continue
Added by JKUAT Library on October 2, 2012 at 9:19am — No Comments
Agricultural Information Management Standards (AIMS) supports Open Access in the agricultural domain through the promotion of methodologies and good practices to enhance the accessibility and visibility or research data in agriculture and related sciences.
During the Open Access Week 2012, AIMS will focus on the theme "Making Agricultural Research Information Publicly…Continue
A group of agricultural researchers formed a voluntary group called ‘Open Access India’ (OAIndia) in July 2011 on ‘Facebook’ with an aim to take up the advocacy on ‘Open Access’ and to make agricultural information openly available, accessible and effectively used for farming in the country.
The aims & objectives of ‘OAIndia’ are as…Continue
Added by Sridhar Gutam on May 3, 2012 at 3:00am — No Comments
In the beginning . . . there was . . . an Idea . . . JIDC
There is an old saying that “Success has a thousand mothers and failure has none”. JIDC, I am proud to say, has thousands of mothers, fathers, sons and daughters. Truly, thousands. The success is of JIDC is the…Continue
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The topic was "Blogging as a Tool for Teaching and Research", and even though my personal perspective has been defined by the arts, humanities and social sciences, the lecture's scope included other academic…Continue
Added by Ernesto Priego on October 24, 2011 at 9:00am — No Comments
Benjamin D. Hennig is a researcher from the Social and Spatial Inequalities (SASI) Research Group at the Department of Geography, University of Sheffield, UK. Benjamin, through SASI, is also a member of the Worldmapper Proje…Continue
Added by Pablo de Castro on October 22, 2011 at 8:27pm — No Comments
OAW2010 activity map was offered after the Open Access Week had finished. This year however, both Jennifer McLennan (SPARC) and Benjamin Hennig (Wordmapper Project & University of Sheffield, UK) agreed to try to…Continue
Added by Tony Tin on October 5, 2011 at 5:45pm — No Comments