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* Planning an OAW event? Post your event details to the OA Week section of the Open Access Directory.

* Looking for OAW events to attend? Browse the same section of the OAD, which is organized by region.
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Open Science – Impact and Research Funding at Biomedicum, auditorium LS2

August 25, 2014 from 6pm to 7pm
International Open Access Week Event.Welcome to University of Helsinki, Meilahti Campus to hear about and discuss open science and the impact of research funding.Programme and registrationSee More
RAJ HIRWANI replied to Lal Bahadur Chouhan's discussion Welcome to Open Access Nepal
"We shall be happy to help you. You can have a look at CSIR CENTRAL on the web. You may also like to attend Open Access Conference being organised by SAARC Documentation Center on this subject in Pune During October 2014.Regards Raj Hirwani"
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Less than a week to apply for a GOGrant!

Seven years ago, students partnered with SPARC to organize a day of coordinated on-campus action in support of Open Access that quickly grew into International Open Access Week. Students have continued their leadership on Open Access and this month the Right to Research…


Posted by Joseph McArthur on August 12, 2014 at 12:32am

Workshop WP5: Policy guidelines for open access and data preservation and dissemination workshop — 25 September 2014, Meervart Conference Center, Amsterdam, Netherlands.

The RECODE project invites you to participate in its final, policy recommendations workshop in Amsterdam on the 25 September 2014. RECODE has provided a forum for European stakeholders in the open access ecosystem to work together on common solutions. The project will culminate in a series of over-arching recommendations for a policy framework to support open access to European research data.

This final workshop is addressed to policy-makers and decision-makers within the following…


Posted by Vasso Kalaitzi on July 10, 2014 at 4:44am

SPARC and the World Bank to co-host kickoff event for 2014 International Open Access Week

Mark your calendars! The SPARC/World Bank kickoff is a great way to start your Open Access Week planning. Watch livestreamed or showcase the recording at your events!

Also make sure you add your livestream events here so others can utilize them in their event planning.

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Posted by Andrea Higginbotham on July 7, 2014 at 10:00am


Welcome to Open Access Nepal 1 Reply

We are going to establish open access Nepal. We are very interested to share our work for everybody. Continue

Started by Lal Bahadur Chouhan in Sample Title. Last reply by RAJ HIRWANI on Sunday.

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