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October 2013 Blog Posts (83)

Open Access at DLR, Germany's Space Agency & research center for aeronautics and space

Free availability of knowledge – Open Access at DLR - read more here:

Added by Marco Trovatello on October 16, 2013 at 11:45am — No Comments

Register for the October 22nd "Publishing Open Access with IEEE" webinar!

Open Access (OA) publishing is steadily changing the scholarly research landscape. While OA has made it easier for the public to access the latest scientific and technical research for free, the process and choices for authors may feel more complex. This webinar will answer your questions on things like licensing, journal integrity, impact factor, and how to reach established audiences within relevant technical communities.
On October 22, 2013, watch Karen…

Added by IEEE on October 16, 2013 at 11:30am — No Comments

5 stakeholder management steps to growing your open access repository

How far is your repository providing a comprehensive picture of your academics' research results?

Are you systematically using your wide pool of stakeholders to help you achieve your goals?

By following these five steps, you should see an increase in your

repository statistics.…


Added by Vanessa Proudman on October 16, 2013 at 10:30am — No Comments

Open Access Week - OpenUCT

OpenUCT has some exciting Open Access Week events coming up next week at UCT:

21 October 2013: Open Access Explained! (videos)

23 October 2013: Access Challenge & OER Hacka-thon

24 October 2013: Panel Discussion - Out in the cold - accessing scholarly resources beyond the ivory tower

Come and…


Added by Sarah G on October 16, 2013 at 7:09am — No Comments

Speaker Announced for Open Access Week in Cuba

PhD. Nancy Sanchez Tarrago,…


Added by Ania Torres Pombert on October 15, 2013 at 2:04pm — No Comments

Brandeis University celebrates Open Access Week

In recognition of Open Access Week the Library and Technology Services website of Brandeis University will be turning orange and we will be encouraging all members of the community to consider how greater access to scholarship serves to provide increased interdisciplinary collaboration and therefore potentially greater service to society.


Additonally, we are also very proud to spend the week spreading awareness of Brandeis’ Open Access Fund. This fund provides support for…


Added by Brandeis University on October 15, 2013 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Open Access Week at the University of Vienna

The Open Access Office of the university is celebrating Open Access Week with an information desk at the university main building on October 23rd and 24th (from 10:00 to 15:30). There we will inform about Open Access and answer questions from university members. We will also fly…


Added by Guido Blechl on October 15, 2013 at 11:33am — No Comments

ALL Woods Hole authors are invited to join the MBLWHOI Library for an informal get-together cider-cake coffee break at 10:15 am, Thursday October  24th, in the WHOI Smith Conference Room, 1st Floor, …

ALL Woods Hole authors are invited to join the MBLWHOI Library for an informal get-together cider-cake coffee break at 10:15 am, Thursday October  24th, in the WHOI Smith Conference Room, 1st Floor, in recognition of International Open Access Week.


Added by Matthew Person on October 15, 2013 at 11:17am — No Comments

Modern Languages Open

Announcing Modern Languages Open

Launching in spring 2014, Modern Languages Open (MLO) is a peer-reviewed platform from Liverpool University…


Added by Clare Hooper on October 15, 2013 at 10:00am — No Comments

Open Access - - South Africa



The University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, will be holding two events to celebrate Open Access Week 2013:




DATE :    23 OCTOBER 2013

TIME :    11.00 TO 12.00



Added by Denise Nicholson on October 15, 2013 at 9:17am — No Comments

University of Bath Open Access Week event

The University of Bath in the UK is celebrating International Open Access Week with a mini-conference around the theme of Innovations in Publishing.  Lightning talks will be presented on altmetrics, open peer review, OA for early career researchers, and more.  See our blog post at:

Added by Kara Jones on October 11, 2013 at 10:36am — No Comments

Dutch Open Access Week

The Dutch program for the Open Access week is online on the national Open Access website:

Added by Annemiek van der Kuil on October 10, 2013 at 5:22am — No Comments

Open Access Week at Athabasca University

Athabasca University is celebrating Open Access Week for the fifth year!

You are invited to participate in a series of FREE webcasts celebrating Open Access Week (Oct. 21-27, 2013).  These webcasts will explore major issues and opportunities of Open Access and Open Educational Resources.  Each session will feature an internationally known promoter and developer of open access and open educational resources research or ideas.…


Added by Colin Elliott on October 9, 2013 at 3:51pm — No Comments

Open Access Week at Brock University, Niagara, Canada

The James A. Gibson Library at Brock University in St. Catharines, Ontario, will celebrate its fourth annual Open Access Week with the following events:

Monday, Oct. 21

12-1 pm -- Panel discussion: Experiences with Open Access publishing. Location:…


Added by Elizabeth Yates on October 8, 2013 at 10:07pm — No Comments

Open Access Week 2013 at UPV (Universitat Politècnica de València)

Another year the library of Politechnical University of Valencia joins Open Access Week with a series of activities:


• Monday, October 21: "Day of open access", We’talk about: Creative Commons licenses,  plagiarism and how to avoid it and academic work (TFG / TFM ), RiuNet (institutional repository ) will be analyzed . …


Added by RiuNet on October 8, 2013 at 7:44am — No Comments

Review Articles, Tutorials, and Letters at No Cost

In addition to the new program, review articles, tutorials, and most letters published in all SPIE journals have been made open access by SPIE without cost to either authors or readers. For its Journal of Biomedical Optics, SPIE deposits articles funded by the U.S. National Institutes of Health with PubMed Central on the authors' behalf.

Added by SPIE Digital Library on October 7, 2013 at 6:54pm — No Comments

Translating 'Set the default to open'

Greetings, all! I have two big questions for the Open Access community:

1) What type font does Open Access use in its logo? If possible, I'd like to match it in some of the fan art I'm making for the big week.

2) How do you translate the seminal phrase 'Set the default to open' in other languages? I'd like to start with Spanish ('Establecer el valor predeterminado a abierto') but I…


Added by Ron Mader on October 7, 2013 at 5:02pm — 3 Comments


Indian Institute of Management and Commerce, Hyderabad ( India) jointly with Knowledge Connect for Empowerment (A registered Society) is organising a ONE DAY PROGRAM ON Sunday 27 October 2013 at HYDERABAD, INDIA.


IN THIS program there will be presentations on various types of OA resources by experts. There will be a discussion on strategies to enhanced use of OA resources. it will also discuss the role of Librarians and action plans for publicity and providing…


Added by Prof Nagubandi Laxman Rao on October 6, 2013 at 3:24am — No Comments

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