OA Week Events

* 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.
* Want to see what people did last year for ideas for this year? Check out last year's archive.

 

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SPARC & Wikipedia Library Announce the Wikipedia Open Access Week Edit-a-thon

In celebration of International Open Access Week and this year’s theme of “Open for Collaboration,” SPARC and the Wikimedia Foundation’s Wikipedia Library are co-hosting a global, virtual edit-a-thon for Open Access-related content on Wikipedia. 

Wikipedia is the first source that many consult about…

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Posted by Nick Shockey on September 2, 2015 at 4:00pm

Getting Design Students Involved For An Invigorated Open Access Week

At the University of Alberta Libraries, we’ve begun what we hope will become a tradition. For the past two years, we’ve included students in the University’s Department of Art & Design in our Open Access (OA) Week efforts. Students have created two important parts of OA…

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Posted by Sarah Polkinghorne on August 9, 2015 at 12:30pm

Open Access Week: Beyond the Choir, or, How to get Researchers Involved

The highlight of the year for OA advocates is surely International Open Access Week; a central focal point when the worldwide community unites to celebrate achievements, to plan for the future and to extol the virtues of open access to new audiences. As a researcher heavily invested in open dissemination of research work, I always find it an important and interesting time.…

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Posted by Martin Paul Eve on August 5, 2015 at 9:30am

Welcome to the updated Open Access Week website!

We’ve updated and simplified the Open Access Week website, which we hope will make it more useful and easier to navigate.  The homepage is the focal point of the revisions, and the new Featured Posts section will highlight curated content and resources to help plan and promote your Open Access Week activities.

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Posted by Nick Shockey on June 12, 2015 at 8:30am — 4 Comments

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SPARC & Wikipedia Library Announce the Wikipedia Open Access Week Edit-a-thon

In celebration of International Open Access Week and this year’s theme of “Open for Collaboration,” SPARC and the Wikimedia Foundation’s Wikipedia Library are co-hosting a global, virtual edit-a-thon for Open Access-related content on Wikipedia. Wikipedia is the first source that many consult about Open Access and…See More
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SPARC & Wikipedia Library Announce the Wikipedia Open Access Week Edit-a-thon

In celebration of International Open Access Week and this year’s theme of “Open for Collaboration,” SPARC and the Wikimedia Foundation’s Wikipedia Library are co-hosting a global, virtual edit-a-thon for Open Access-related content on Wikipedia. Wikipedia is the first source that many consult about Open Access and…See More
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UCD Library posted an event

Library at University College Dublin at Ireland

October 19, 2015 to October 23, 2015
A series of walk-in talks lunchtime presentations on aspects of the local Open Access Research Repository UCD, together with a multi-channel publicity campaign, poster display and twitter competition.  For members of UCD.See More
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Alesia McManus is now a member of Open Access Week
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Andrew Weiss posted an event

2nd Annual CSUN Open Access Award at United States of America

October 22, 2015 from 9:30am to 2pm
For the second consecutive year, Oviatt Library at California State University, Northridge will be presenting its Open Access Award to the person or group on CSUN's campus that we believe has most contributed to fostering the awareness of the Open Access movement.  Like last year, this year's recipient will receive a stipend as well as a certificate for their efforts. Additionally, the event will also feature speakers discussing a wide range of open access issues, including library publishing,…See More
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Profile IconAdina Riggins, Lillian Alvarez, Emmanuel Acha and 2 more joined Open Access Week
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Emmanuel Odai Laryea posted an event

Open Access Week, 2015 at Kenya

October 19, 2015 all day
An Open Access week that will give participants the full grasp of open access, through innovative means.See More
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Benson Bryceson Mringo posted an event

Open Generational Access Workshop at Tanzania

October 19, 2015 at 1pm to October 23, 2015 at 3pm
Open Generational Access  Workshop is  a worshop that provides an opportunity for the academic arch 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 make Open Access a new norm in scholarship and research. “Open Access” to information – the free, immediate, online access to the results of scholarly research, and the right to use and re-use those results as you need –…See More
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