KTH puts focus on the International Open Access Week.
We will organise lectures, seminars and discussions.
Among other things we wish to draw attention to the new KTH policy on scientific publishing.
Added by Margareta Fathli on September 29, 2011 at 8:51am — No Comments
To celebrate the appointment of Dr. Rory McGreal as the UNESCO/Commonwealth of Learning Chair in Open Educational Resources (OER), Athabasca University is presenting a series of five noon hour webcasts exploring major issues and opportunities presented by OER. Each session will feature an internationally known promoter and developer of open educational resources, research, or ideas.…Continue
Added by Tony Tin on September 28, 2011 at 5:25pm — No Comments
Stockholm University proudly presents a great program for the Open Access week. Speakers from Google and PEER project (earlier representing Max Planck-society Digital Library) will discuss copyright issues, digital innovations in scholarly communication and much more!
No fee – Open Access of course!
Added by Thomas Neidenmark on September 27, 2011 at 1:30pm — No Comments
Urgently needed! A symbol or character version of the Open Acces logo to be used in Word!!!! So no icon or image but a character like the Copyright character © that we all know!
Added by Guus van den Brekel (digicmb) on September 27, 2011 at 11:03am — No Comments
Currently, all available doorhangers have been requested and are prepared for shipment.
Open Access Week is approaching! I am proud to announce that @mire has committed to an official sponsorship of this initiative. As part of our involvement, we have produced Open Access Week doorhangers that we intend to send out to institutions…Continue
SHOW (Share/OpenAccess/Worldwide) will be the first-of-its-kind event to celebrate Open Access Week in Croatia, held through October, 26 to October 27th 2011 at the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences within the University Campus in Rijeka, Croatia.
The idea is to raise awareness among Croatian students about the importance of free flow of information and open access to research literature, which is not a familiar term, by raising…Continue
Added by Katarina Lovrecic on September 24, 2011 at 4:00pm — No Comments
The Georgia Tech Library has consistently supported open access to scholarly literature. Dr. Nielsen, and other supporters, are trying to extend the concept, beyond just finished products, to the actual process of creating new scientific knowledge. We hope this presentation will help spark further campus-wide conversations on both open science and open access issues.
- Lori Critz, Georgia Tech Subject Librarian and Faculty Engagement Department Head
Added by Georgia Tech Library on September 22, 2011 at 3:05pm — No Comments
Dear OA Workers and friends
Some good news:
1. UWC Library will be recruiting nationally for a new position: Head: Repository and Digital Scholarship Services. Really looking forward to opening a new chapter for Openness at UWC with a dedicated staff member. The ad should appear in Sunday Times before end of October - maybe coincide with OA Week!
2. This year, we're putting our money where our mouth is with an opportunity for UWC researchers. See the…Continue
Added by Allison Fullard on September 22, 2011 at 6:21am — No Comments
If you're a student or interested in working with students during this year's Open Access Week, be sure to join our Student OA Week Organizers group! There you can post your plans for the week to inspire others, ask questions, and get help to make your Open Access Week plans as successful as possible. This year, students will be a bigger part of OA Week than ever, and the Student OA Week Organizers…Continue
Added by Nick Shockey on September 20, 2011 at 12:12pm — No Comments
BioMed Central will be holding the Open Access Africa 2011 free two-day conference at the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), Ghana, 25 – 26 October 2011, and we would like to personally invite you to attend the event.
Now in its second year, the conference will discuss the benefits of open access publishing in an African context, from the perspective of both readers seeking access to information, and researchers seeking…Continue
Added by Richard B. Lamptey on September 16, 2011 at 1:02pm — No Comments
Open Access Week Idea Swap
Another free SPARC online event
Monday, October 3, 2011
1:00 – 2:00PM Eastern
Registration is free, but required. RSVP by September 29 at http://sparc.arl.org/civicrm/event/register?reset=1&id=90
In 2010, Open Access Week (OAW) was the largest and most successful yet. With just under 900 participants in 94 countries, last…Continue
Added by Jennifer McLennan on September 15, 2011 at 1:00pm — No Comments
Added by Jennifer McLennan on September 14, 2011 at 2:49pm — No Comments
It's organized by region, and should help event…Continue
Added by Peter Suber on September 12, 2011 at 3:22pm — No Comments
Hello OA friends!! We are getting geared up for an exciting week in October at George Mason University--setting up space, ordering materials, planning outreach, etc. I would love to hear about activities you have planned this year to involve students and faculty.