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Washington, DC – The Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition (SPARC) is pleased to announce panel topics and to invite participants to register for the Spring event set to take place in Kansas City, Missouri on March 3-4, 2014.

The past year has seen growing momentum on many fronts of the movement towards "open". Advances in the…

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Added by Nick Shockey on March 3, 2014 at 10:31am — 1 Comment

SPARC Webcast January 14th: Open Access Developments in Latin America with Nicholas Cop

Another free SPARC online event

Tuesday, January 14th, 2014


12:00 - 1:00PM EDT (use helpful time converter)
 

Registration is free, but required. Please RSVP.

This webcast requires both a phone dial-in and an Internet connection. 

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Added by Nick Shockey on December 4, 2013 at 11:00am — No Comments

SPARC and World Bank OA Week Kickoff Now Online

It's day 2 of Open Access Week 2013 and we hope your events are well underway. Please feel free to utilize the kickoff video for your events.

On Monday October 21st, 2013 SPARC and the World Bank hosted the Open Access Week Kickoff event at the World Bank. The event begin with a 60-minute panel discussion, entitled, “Open Access:…

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Added by Nick Shockey on October 22, 2013 at 3:57pm — No Comments

Speakers Announced for World Bank SPARC OA Week Kickoff

SPARC (The Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition) and the World Bank are pleased to announce the following speakers for the Open Access Week 2013 kickoff event on Monday, October 21st starting at 3:00pm EDT in Washington, DC:

  • Dr. Stefano Bertuzzi, Executive Director of the American Society for Cell Biology (ASCB)
  • Brett Bobley, Chief Information Officer for the National Endowment for the Humanities 
  • Dr. Kathleen Fitzpatrick, Director of Scholarly…
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Added by Nick Shockey on September 25, 2013 at 11:44am — No Comments

Live Stream Events - Resource for OA Week Group

Just wanted to let you know I started a sub-section under "2013 Events" called "Live Stream Events" (please still post regularly to the events page and to the OA Week Wiki Site).



The subsection will be an easy place for those who either have a lull in events that week or who may want to focus on a…

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Added by Nick Shockey on September 11, 2013 at 10:11am — No Comments

Resource: Open Access Directory

The Open Access Directory organized by Peter Suber and Robin Peek offers up a great resource. The main page showcases things like OA acronyms, OA business models, and videos on OA.



But most importantly- please not only post your events on openaccessweek.org site please also post…

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Added by Nick Shockey on September 3, 2013 at 10:18am — No Comments

Open Access Week 2013 Planning - start posting your events now

Whether your events are focused on getting faculty and students informed on Open Access Issues or if you want to promote Open Access projects your campus has begun, start planning and posting your events now to get maximum participation! And don't forget to post your events on the Wiki page as well. This is useful because it…

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Added by Nick Shockey on August 27, 2013 at 11:00am — No Comments

SPARC Webcast Demystifying Hackathon's with Brian Glanz now Available

On our August 6, 2013 webcast our guest speaker, Brian Glanz, showed us that Hackathons are not just for the technologists. Open Access Week is now just around the corner (October 21-27) and a Hackathon is a great way to stir interest, involvement, and possibly create finished projects using Open Access content.

Our guest speaker, Brian Glanz, is the founder of the Open Science Federation and co-founder of the American chapter of the Open Knowledge Foundation. With…

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Added by Nick Shockey on August 20, 2013 at 1:59pm — No Comments

SPARC's Webcast on Hackathon with Brian Glanz Slides up

On our August 6, 2013 webcast our guest speaker, Brian Glanz, showed us that Hackathons are not just for the technologists. Open Access Week is now just around the corner (October 21-27) and a Hackathon is a great way to stir interest, involvement, and possibly create finished projects using Open Access content.



Our guest…

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Added by Nick Shockey on August 6, 2013 at 3:00pm — No Comments

SPARC Webcast- Tools for Open Access Advocacy: Demystifying Hackathons

Tools for Open Access Advocacy: Demystifying Hackathons

Another free SPARC online event

Tuesday, August 6th, 2013

12:00 - 1:00PM EDT (use helpful time converter)

Registration is free, but required. Please…

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Added by Nick Shockey on July 25, 2013 at 6:55pm — No Comments

Save the Date: Oct. 21 Open Access Week 2013 Kick Off Event at the World Bank and online: Redefining Impact

SPARC (The Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition) and the World Bank have announced they will co-sponsor the kickoff event for Open Access Week 2013 on Monday October 21st in Washington, DC. The live event will take place at the state-of-the-art World Bank facilities and will host a Liveblog and Webcast for those who cannot attend in person. The event will also be recorded, and be available to the community for use during and after local Open Access…

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Added by Nick Shockey on July 24, 2013 at 1:26pm — No Comments

Invite: SPARC Europe Open Session at the Pre-LIBER conference in Munich Germany

You are warmly invited to SPARC Europe Open Session in conjunction with the Pre-LIBER conference in Munich, Germany, the 25th of June at 2.30pm-5.30pm.

Venue: Hilton Park Hotel Am Tucherpark 7, 80538.



We will discuss how libraries can make open access work now that open access is moving into the mainstream. Can libraries/universities reallocate funds from the big deals to the support of open access publishing? Speakers for this topic are:



Prof. Björn Brembs,…

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Added by Nick Shockey on May 28, 2013 at 2:45pm — No Comments

R2RC Partners with PhD Comics for Open Access Week Video!



It's already been such a lively, interactive, and productive Open Access Week 2012. And now the Right to Research Coalition just launched an amazing video in collaboration with PhD Comics to really wrap up the week nicely. The video entitled “Open Access Explained!” is the perfect resource to…

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Added by Nick Shockey on October 26, 2012 at 11:15am — No Comments

Now Online: SPARC/World Bank Open Access Week 2012 Kickoff Webcast “Perspectives on Open Access: Practice, Progress and Pitfalls”

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Monday, October 22, 2012

4:00 PM to 5:30 PM

Washington, DC

On Monday October 22nd SPARC and The World Bank Co-sponsored an event entitled “Perspectives on Open Access: Practice, Progress and Pitfalls” at the World Bank. This event served as a kickstart to the sixth Open Access Week.

The distinguished panel of speakers was comprised of experts from the broad range of stakeholders in…

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Added by Nick Shockey on October 23, 2012 at 3:44pm — No Comments

OA Week 2012 in Full Swing

Check out Heather Joseph's, Excutive Director of SPARC, blog post on OA Week 2012. Snippet below with link to full text:

Open Access Week 2012 is underway, and we here at SPARC are watching with delight as the buzz from the announcements, events, contests, launches, and just plain cool activities underway in the community continues to grow.



Now in its 6th year, SPARC’s Open Access Week, an annual, global event that promotes the adoption of Open Access as the new…

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Added by Nick Shockey on October 23, 2012 at 1:30pm — No Comments

New OA collaboration: BioOne, Dartmouth and other leading research universities launch Elementa: Science of the Anthropocene

This week, BioOne and Dartmouth announced the upcoming launch of Elementa: Science of the Anthropocene, a new open-access publishing program. Elementa was created through a collaboration among BioOne, Dartmouth, and several other leading research universities, and will publish original research that will report new knowledge of the Earth's physical, chemical, and biological systems during this era of human impacts. Elementa will publish contributions that explore feedbacks between…

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Added by Nick Shockey on October 23, 2012 at 1:30pm — No Comments

ESF-EMRC Science Policy Briefing "Open Access in Biomedical Research"

Just in time for Open Access Week 2012 the European Medical Research Councils (EMRC) of the European Science Foundation (ESF) have now finalized their Science Policy Briefing on Open Access in Biomedical Research. This report aims to accelerate the adoption of open access to research articles in the biomedical sciences.…

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Added by Nick Shockey on October 23, 2012 at 10:18am — 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

HowOpenIsIt? Open Access Spectrum Guide Released in time for OA Week 2012!

In preparation for Open Access Week (October 22-28), we are issuing the final version of the Open Access Spectrum Guide (OAS) today so that people can download and print it for their use next week and beyond. This resource outlines the core components of open access (e.g., reader rights, reuse rights,…

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Added by Nick Shockey on October 19, 2012 at 5:51pm — No Comments

Peter Suber's New Book "Open Access"

Please take a look at Peter Suber's new book, Open Access. In it he chronicles the many advantages the Internet provides in getting ideas out there. He's also posting updates and supplements to this book on his website. This is a great Open Access tool!…

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Added by Nick Shockey on October 18, 2012 at 12:00pm — 1 Comment

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