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Welcome to Open Access Week 2012!

Set the Default to OPEN ACCESS

Open Access Week, a global event now entering its sixth year, is an opportunity for the academic and research community to continue to learn about the potential benefits of Open Access, to share what they’ve learned with colleagues, and to help inspire wider participation in helping to…


Added by Nick Shockey on June 13, 2012 at 12:30pm — No Comments

RSVP to the 2012 OA Week Kick Off Webinar!

SPARC (the Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition) announces this year's theme is "Set the Default to Open Access" for Open Access Week (October 22 – 28, 2012). Our first online event to launch this year’s events will be a webcast with three speakers who will showcase the state of open access in each of their countries.

Please join us Tuesday June 19th at 10am Eastern US Time! RSVP at …


Added by Nick Shockey on June 8, 2012 at 3:00pm — No Comments

Sign and Pass Along the White House Petition

Hello All!!

So we are doing well on the White House Petition:

Please sign and pass along- you don't need to be in the United States. You only need to be 13 years of age with your own email address.

After you sign, forward the link on to friends, family, and colleagues. Think about Tweeting (hashtag #openaccess). Maybe write a blog, anything to get the word out.



Added by Nick Shockey on May 25, 2012 at 8:38am — No Comments

SPARC Video: Sign the White House Petition

Please watch, forward, retweet, and in general spread this great. And please visit the petition site: .

Added by Nick Shockey on May 22, 2012 at 12:51pm — No Comments

Sign the White House Petition on Open Access to Research Today!

Hello Open Access Week Participants! We have an exciting way for you to get involved in leading real change. As you know, the Obama Administration has been actively considering the issue of Public Access to the results of Federally Funded research for the past several years. We’ve worked hard to make the case that the NIH Public Access Policy has been a true success, and that it should be expanded across all U.S. Federal Science Agencies – responding in force to calls for public comments,…

Added by Nick Shockey on May 21, 2012 at 9:25am — No Comments

Open Access Week 2012 - October 22-28th - Let's get started!

Welcome and hello from SPARC! We are looking forward to another action-packed OA Week on October 22-28th!

It’s been an amazing year for Open Access across the globe so what better way to continue progress than to get inspired for your own OA Week events! Use our many downloadable files available to personalize your own events with posters, stickers, and tons of OA information. It’s…


Added by Nick Shockey on May 14, 2012 at 11:27am — 1 Comment

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