March 2014 Blog Posts (6)

Sharing Science

Open access can take many forms and utilize a variety of new social media tools to share research across disciplines, WeShareScience was developed as a new concept for sharing research in new ways.  By mashing together Pinterest, TedTalks, and YouTube (with a focus on scientific research) we created a unique place for researchers to share what they are doing and learn from others in many other disciplines -- offering an exciting new…

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Added by Ryan Watkins on March 31, 2014 at 4:02pm — No Comments

Navigating the Complexities of Open Access

Join us on an exciting  e-discussion  "Navigating the Complexities of Open Access" which will take place over two sessions as follows:

Tuesday 25th March:  facilitated session midday GMT to 14.00 (GMT)

The first session will explore your different experiences of Open Access in different contexts and will be led by facilitators with experience in working on open access issues and our coordinators based in Africa…

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Added by darlington on March 25, 2014 at 2:30am — No Comments

Actual and potential open access to scientific output in a specific country. A case study in Argentina.

This work shows that "There are extremely favourable conditions for Argentina to include a significant share (69%) of its scientific production in Scopus, freely available through OA. This production is published in journals that adhere to some form of OA, in a ratio of 25% for the golden route (“real open access”) and 44% for the green route (“potential access”). In a comparisonof…

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Added by Nancy Gómez on March 24, 2014 at 9:13am — No Comments

SPARC Open Access Meeting Innovation Fair Projects Showcase OA Week ideas

At this week's SPARC Open Access Meeting in Kansas City, MO two Innovation Fair participants presented projects to get more people involved in Open Access Week.

One from Robyn Hall at MacEwan University Library - she created an Open Access Comedy Festival to draw people.

And one from Fred Roscoe…

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Added by Nick Shockey on March 7, 2014 at 2:57pm — No Comments

SPARC Open Access Meeting Innovation Fair Projects Showcase OA Week ideas

At this week's SPARC Open Access Meeting in Kansas City, MO two Innovation Fair participants presented projects to get more people involved in Open Access Week.

One from Robyn Hall at MacEwan University Library - she created an Open Access Comedy Festival to draw people.

And one from Fred Roscoe…

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Added by Nick Shockey on March 7, 2014 at 2:57pm — No Comments

Watch the SPARC Open Access Meeting LIVE

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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

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