Open Access Week

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Networked Researcher Open Access Week 2012 Blogging Unconference Proceedings PDF

Ernesto Priego | Ernesto Priego | October 11, 2012

I anthologised the proceedings of our Open Access Week 2012 Blogging Unconference. You can download the PDF (it’s free) from the following link: Read More »

New Mexico State University Library Sponsors Open Access Week

Staff Writer | Las Cruces Sun-News | October 17, 2012

The NMSU Library will sponsor four programs from Monday through Oct. 28 to mark Open Access Week. This celebration of new models of scholarly communication and faculty publication offers an opportunity for the academic and research community to learn more about what Open Access (OA) means and its potential benefits. Read More »

News At IDS - October 2013

Staff Writer | Institute of Development Studies (IDS) | October 23, 2013

During Open Access week 2013, IDS is pleased to announce that we are in the process of digitising onto OpenDocs (our open access repository) our entire back catalogue of almost 2000 research reports, working papers, practice papers, and other series... Read More »

No Publication Fee For MEDLINE/ISI Indexed Journals During Open Access Week

Press Release | OMICS Group | October 16, 2013

OMICS Group International celebrates Open Access Week from 21st October - 27th October 2013 on a grand platform, as it is committed to promoting the scientific knowledge propagation worldwide through its 'Open Access' Journals and conferences. OMICS Group feels pride to announce OPEN ACCESS week to facilitate advancement of research and its dissemination. Read More »

Nomination Deadline Is June 15 (12:00am PST)—The Accelerating Science Award Program

David Knutson | PLOS Blogs | June 11, 2013

There is less than a week for ASAP program award nominations.  This is an opportunity to showcase significant examples of Open Access reuse and to bestow $30,000 to three winners who will be recognized in October at an Open Access Week kickoff event hosted by SPARC and the World Bank. Read More »

Open Access Activities@NUST Library 2012

Staff Writer | Open Access Week | November 16, 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, [and much more]. Read More »

Open Access Allows Scholars To Find Information On Nearly Anything

Karen Wentworth | Inside UNM | October 31, 2014

...When the U.S. government funds research through the National Institutes of Health or the National Science Foundation, the researchers usually publish the results of their work in professional journals. But subscriptions to professional journals are costly...Celebrating Open Access Week was an opportunity to talk publicly about what it takes to see that the public actually has access.

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Open Access Award Recipients Announced

Staff Writer | Wellcome Trust | October 22, 2013

To mark the beginning of Open Access Week, the Accelerating Science Award Programme announced the three recipients of its inaugural award yesterday in Washington, DC. Read More »

Open Access Benefits Students [North Georgia College and State University]

Amy Bailey | The Saint | October 25, 2012

In honor of International Open Access Week, the Library and Technology Center held a conference on open access initiatives at NGCSU. Read More »

Open Access Boosts Journal Availabilty

Alli Brady | The Dartmouth | October 25, 2013

Over the past several weeks, Baker-Berry Library has hosted a variety of events aimed at informing students and faculty about the open access movement, a national campaign to make scholarship freely accessible worldwide. The events culminated in Open Access Week, which concludes Friday. Read More »

Open Access In Science [Imperial College-London]

Henry Rzepa | Imperial College | October 3, 2012

With Open Access Week 2012 taking place from 22–28 October, Henry Rzepa, Professor of Computational Chemistry, discusses the importance of open access journals in science. Read More »

Open Access Isn't Just About Open Access

This Open Access Week, we are celebrating and advocating for unfettered access to the results of research, a movement that has shown considerable progress over the last few decades. Let's all take a step back, though. Much of the open access movement is forward thinking, offering solutions and policy changes that will help improve access to future scholarship and research. This is crucial, but if we want real and meaningful open access, we must look backward as well. Read More »

Open Access Resources For Biblical Studies

Isaac M. Alderman | Bible Junkies | October 24, 2013

I have recently posted on issues of crowdsourcing (Ancient Lives  and  Wikiloot), and a related issue is that of open access in scholarship. Since this is Open Access Week, I thought I would make a few comments on the matter, as well as noting some very useful and freely available resources for biblical studies. Read More »

Open Access To Be Celebrated Next Week [Washington University]

Staff Writer | Washington University | October 17, 2012

The Washington University Faculty Senate recently adopted a formal open access resolution that places renewed focus on the dissemination of new knowledge and asks WUSTL faculty to seek out publishers that share a vision of broad digital access to scholarly information. Read More »

Open Access Week 2012

George Williams | The Chronicle | October 22, 2012

This morning we published Adeline’s interview with with Brian Hole of Ubiquity Press (@ubiquitypress), “a small new London-based digital publisher of peer reviewed, open-access academic journals.” Read More »