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Jennifer McLennan's Blog – October 2010 Archive (7)

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Added by Jennifer McLennan on October 28, 2010 at 1:30pm — No Comments

The Conclusion of Open Access Week 2010

A letter from SPARC



The largest, most successful International Open Access Week yet has just come to a close. With just under 900 participants in 94 countries, this year’s event was no less than three times larger than it was just a year ago. Hundreds of videos, photos, blog posts, and more were released to promote and highlight the benefits of Open Access to research and take the conversation even more… Continue

Added by Jennifer McLennan on October 26, 2010 at 2:00pm — No Comments

OPEN ACCESS: ALL IN THE FAMILY. Scientists share their personal commitments and connections to Open Access

In celebration of Open Access Week (October 18-24), SPARC is showcasing the stories of two exceptional families who have embraced Open Access as a value and have advanced their own work – though not always without reservations. The personal stories of brothers Jonathan and Michael Eisen (both evolutionary biologists), along with Neil Buckholtz and his son, Josh (neuroscientists), grappling with the pros and cons of Open Access are now profiled on the SPARC Web site.



Read more at… Continue

Added by Jennifer McLennan on October 21, 2010 at 11:30am — No Comments

Momentum continues: Open Access Week 2010 begins - Leading researchers present the individual and collective benefits of free online access to research

Washington, DC – Today marks the start of Open Access Week 2010, as thousands of scholars, faculty, and students in nearly 90 countries worldwide participate in events to raise awareness and advance understanding of the benefits of Open Access (OA). The week features the voices of top researchers who have stepped forward with first-hand accounts of how Open Access to research has positively impacted them and their ability to do their work. In opening remarks… Continue

Added by Jennifer McLennan on October 18, 2010 at 9:00am — No Comments

Register TODAY to receive your advance copy of the official Open Access Week kick-off event, with OA pioneer Harold Varmus

Top international researchers will champion the importance of Open

Access for advancing research at an online event to launch this year’s

Open Access Week (October 18 – 24, 2010).



Nobel Prize-winning scientist and Director of the U.S. National Cancer Institute Dr. Harold

Varmus will offer welcoming remarks. Varmus, a long-time champion, has

been an unparalleled leader in promoting Open Access in a succession of

key roles – from introducing the topic of wider… Continue

Added by Jennifer McLennan on October 13, 2010 at 10:49am — No Comments

Leading scientists will be featured in Open Access Week kick-off event -- Pioneering Open Access advocate Harold Varmus to keynote

For immediate release

October 4, 2010



For more information, contact:

Jennifer McLennan, SPARC

(202) 296-2296

jennifer [at] arl [ dot] org



Leading scientists will be featured in Open Access Week kick-off event

Pioneering Open Access advocate Harold Varmus to keynote



Washington, DC – SPARC (the Scholarly Publishing and… Continue

Added by Jennifer McLennan on October 4, 2010 at 1:06pm — No Comments

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