Open Access Week

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First European Student Summit On Open Access

Katarina Lovrečić | InTechWeb Blog | May 10, 2011

Right to Research Coalition has announced the first European student summit on Open Access. The event will be held on May, 20-21 at the Humbold University of Berlin, in Germany. Read More »

For Disruption, MOOCs Beat Open-Access Journals, Scholar Says

Megan O'Neill | The Chronicle of Higher Education | October 23, 2013

MOOCs are more disruptive to higher education than open-access megajournals are, in part because of structural protections in the scholarly-publishing world and because some policy makers are pushing massive open online courses as a means to increase productivity, a professor argues in a new article on open-access alternatives in higher education. Read More »

Greece promotes Open Access Week 2012

Staff Writer | OpenAIRE | November 9, 2012

The National Documentation Centre of Greece (EKT) participated in the Open Access Week by hosting a series of events - informative sessions and seminars - which aimed to broaden understanding and raise awareness of open access issues. Read More »

Happy Open Access Week

John Willinsky | SLAW | October 24, 2012

This year’s Open Access Week (Oct 22-28, 2012) offers much to celebrate, whether with Directory of Open Access Journals, surpassing 8,000 journals or ROARMAP now listing close to 250 open access mandates among universities, departments and institutes.

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Hard Evidence: Is Open Access Working?

Ernesto Priego | The Conversation | October 23, 2013

According to Peter Suber open access is academic literature which is “digital, online, free of charge, and free of most copyright and licensing restrictions". Open access delivered by journals is called “gold” open access and open access delivered by repositories is called “green” open access. [...] Read More »

Highlights From Open Access Week 2012 At Indiana University

Stacy Konkiel | Indiana University | November 13, 2012

This year’s Open Access Week events at Indiana University-Bloomington were a resounding success. Due in large part to new cross-campus partnerships, the Scholarly Communication department was able to bring a series of six events to students and faculty from October 22-26. Read More »

How Open Access Scholarship Saves Lives

Nella Letizia | American Libraries | October 22, 2013

Gabriella Reznowski’s son, Xavier, was diagnosed with a rare genetic disorder in 2012, 14 long years after she first noticed the developmental delays and helped him ride out the seizures caused by the disorder. The most current information that describes it is only found in research journals, which often require subscriptions to access... Read More »

Introducing Thieme’s Latest Open Access Journal: "Ultrasound International Open"

Press Release | Thieme Publishing Group | October 26, 2014

Thieme is excited to announce the latest addition to their open access publishing program, "Ultrasound International Open" (UIO). Edited by an international group of ultrasound experts, this open access journal covers the field of interdisciplinary ultrasound in medicine and biology and will publish four times a year starting in 2015. Read More »

Letter: Open Access Would Cut Costs At Colorado University

Rachel Powers | Colorado Daily | October 17, 2012

[...] As a flagship university often at the center of local and national debate, [Colorado University] is a world-class institution that aims to prepare its students and support its faculty in relevant, cutting-edge research. However, under the strain of exorbitant academic journal subscription costs, our university is at times unable to provide students and faculty with access to the research articles they need. Read More »

Libraries Promote Open Access To Academic Journals [University of Minnesota]

Tyler Gieseke | Minnesota Daily | October 23, 2012

The smattering of orange garb on campus isn’t in preparation of Halloween, it’s University of Minnesota students and staff promoting the sixth annual Open Access Week . Read More »

Library Celebrates Open Access [Utah State University]

Steve Kent | The Utah Statesman | October 23, 2012

This week, librarians at USU are celebrating a trend which is changing the way scientists and researchers spread their findings. Read More »

Major Upcoming Open Source & Health IT Conferences – October 2013

There are a number of major upcoming conferences and events related to Open Source & Health Information Technology (HIT) our readers at Open Health News (OHN) might want to follow or attend over this next month. For example: Read More »

Milne Library Publishes Free Open Access Resources

Staff Writer | Milne Library | October 23, 2013

Milne Library publishes free open access resources; Geneseo authored works, Open SUNY Textbooks, rare books, and more on Open Access Week Read More »

MORE Splendid #Repository Stuff" For #OpenAccess Week: Learn Abt Geology Of Grand Canyon State At AZGS

Carl Minton Morris | Open Access Week | October 23, 2012

To celebrate Open Access Week 2012 Oct. 21-28 DuraSpace will post a new "For Your Repository Viewing Pleasure" each day (and beyond) to highlight the "splendid stuff in YOUR repository". Read More »

MyScienceWork Marks Open Access Week With Unique Approach To Scientific Publishing

Press Release | MyScienceWork | October 24, 2013

As millions of researchers, students and scientists celebrate Open Access week, MyScienceWork, a new global communication platform dedicated to the free access to scientific knowledge, announced it has already surpassed its initial growth projections and plans to secure US investors. Read More »