November 2012 Blog Posts (10)

Semana del acceso abierto en la Universitat Politècnica de València (UPV)

La Biblioteca de la Universitat Politècnica de València quiere unirse a este acontecimiento como una manera de promocionar el acceso abierto, no sólo como concepto, si no como realidad, materializada en nuestro caso tanto en la Política de Acceso Abierto de la Universitat Politècnica de València como en las diferentes herramientas desarrolladas siguiendo este modelo:

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Added by RiuNet on November 22, 2012 at 4:44pm — No Comments

Deakin University Australia - Open Access Event video now available

Hello All

We had a very successful Open Access event on 25 October 2012 at our Deakin University Burwood campus in Melbourne, that we are pleased to share via video.  Not only did we have good attendance on campus with over 90 people but we live streamed the event capturing another 127.  A tweet wall provided some interesting commentary throughout as well.

Here is the link to the repository, …

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Added by Allison Moloney on November 18, 2012 at 7:12pm — No Comments

Open Access Activities@NUST Library 2012

The main activities of this year’s Open Access Week included exhibition of Open Access promotional material as well as Open Source Software which is being used by NUST Library, Information Literacy Skills sessions focusing on Open Access resources, competitions, a Public Lecture on Open Access, Launching of the University Institutional Repository, and the signing of the Berlin Declaration on Open Access to Knowledge in the Sciences and Humanities by the Vice…

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Added by NUST Library, Zimbabwe on November 16, 2012 at 7:49am — No Comments

Key achievements / outcomes of Open Access Week@NUST Library, Zimbabwe

  • Launching of the NUST Institutional Repository by the Vice Chancellor

 

  • Signing of the Berlin Declaration on Open Access to Knowledge in Science and Humanities. 

 

 

  • NUST became the first Institution in Zimbabwe to sign the Declaration.

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Added by NUST Library, Zimbabwe on November 16, 2012 at 7:39am — No Comments

The Great Debate: Should the blog replace the book? - Video now online.

The Scholarly Communications Committee at York University Libraries is happy to announce that the event video is now available online here: http://scholcom.apps01.yorku.ca/drupal/?q=blogvsbook

Added by Andrea Kosavic on November 7, 2012 at 3:17pm — No Comments

Recordings & Slides Open Access Week @ AIMS Webinars Online!

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 (…

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Added by Sarah on November 7, 2012 at 3:53am — No Comments

National University of Science and Technology signs the Berlin Declaration on Open Access to Knowledge in the Sciences and Humanities

The National University of Science and Technology has become the first Institution in Zimbabwe to sign the Berlin Declaration on Open Access to Knowledge in the Sciences and Humanities.…

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Added by Phillip Ndhlovu on November 6, 2012 at 3:45am — No Comments

Check out Stability: International Journal of Security and Development

Like many people involved with and interested in open-access publishing, I came to find this movement after a particularly frustrating publishing experience. After conducting research in Afghanistan in 2008, I wrote up an article in early 2009. It went to a well-regarded journal and -- after five months of peer review -- was accepted. Revisions were submitted a couple of months later, around October or November 2009. A month or so later, we learnt that the piece wouldn't be published until…

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Added by Steven A. Zyck on November 5, 2012 at 5:30pm — No Comments

A Look at Paris Open Access Week 2012

Open access is a topic as important for the French research community as for any other, and, yet, no major events to mark International Open Access Week had ever been held in Paris—until now.

At the end of October 2012, Open Access Week finally came to the French capital, with two evenings of talks and…

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Added by MyScienceWork on November 5, 2012 at 6:40am — No Comments

Durham University Adopts UK's 43d Green OA Mandate (World's 153rd)

Durham University has just adopted…

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Added by Stevan Harnad on November 1, 2012 at 12:08pm — No Comments

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