A global event, now in its 7th year, promoting Open Access as a new norm in scholarship and research.

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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Open Access Week in Nepal-2014 at Siddhartha Cottage and Restaurant (Dhobighat: Adjacent to Honda Showroom)

October 20, 2014 to October 23, 2014
Open Access Nepal – a student lead initiative – will be hosting a series of events in Nepal during International Open Access Week 2014. These activities and events will help to raise awareness regarding open access and promote open access policies and principles in the country.Students, researchers, librarians and policy makers will discuss open access developments in Nepal and their roles in promoting and advancing open access. Through conference…See More
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Open Access: Where Are We Now? at City University London, College Building, Room AG08

October 23, 2014 from 5:30pm to 7:30pm
As part of the 8th International Open Access Week, we invite you to a celebration of Open Access at City University London.The event consists of an informal, friendly panel discussion presenting progressive voices from the humanities and the sciences advocating for open access and explaining why it matters. This will also be a…See More
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Daniel Mietchen added a discussion to the group Reusing Open Access Materials
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Daniel Mietchen commented on Susan Mikkelsen's video

Generation Open - Open Access Week 2014

"If the original music is under a Creative Commons license with -NC and -ND provisions, than it also has a BY provision, so you should have attributed it. I had neither commercial nor derivative uses in mind, but wanted to upload the video to…"
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Susan Mikkelsen commented on Susan Mikkelsen's video

Generation Open - Open Access Week 2014

"Thanks for your interest in this video and the desire to distribute itfurther. Both -NC, and -ND provisions of the Creative Commons license aredictated by the music license we acquired for the project. Whichcommercial or derivative uses did you have…"
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Jorge Octavio Ruiz Vaca commented on Silvia Gutiérrez's group Open Access Mexico
"Colegas: En el marco de la Semana de Acceso Abierto, quiero compartirles el Toolkit desarrollado por el grupo de trabajo en O.A. perteneciente al Programa de Líderes de IFLA al cual pertenezco, cabe destacar que esta herramienta se suma al…"
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Amy Handfield posted an event

Open Access Brown Bag Lunch at O'Malley Library

October 22, 2014 from 12pm to 1pm
This is an informal discussion about OA at the O'Malley Library at Manhattan College, Riverdale NY.  We will talk about what it is and the implications it has on an academic institution.  See More
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Blog Posts

#Lunes #Martes #OpenAccessWeek 2014 en @Redalyc

10 países y más de 100 participantes en Curso Internacional . Redalyc, Universidad Autónoma del Estado de México. …


Posted by Redalyc on October 21, 2014 at 12:40pm

Make sharing the new norm this Open Access Week

Publishing open access provides greater visibility, leads to more citations and helps develop research on a global scale. We asked early career researcher …


Posted by Zita Balogh on October 21, 2014 at 11:30am

5 open access journals for open source enthusiasts

by Joshua Holm

The ever rising cost of academic journals is a major burden for researchers. Academic libraries cannot always keep up with increases in subscription fees causing libraries to drop journals from their collection. This makes it harder for students and professors to quickly and easily access the information they need. Inter-library loan…


Posted by Jen Wike Huger on October 21, 2014 at 9:37am

DSpace Open Access Repositories

Posted by Carol Minton Morris on October 21, 2014 at 9:37am


UC Press Launching New OA Journal Publishing Model

I recently interviewed Neil Christensen, director of digital development at the University of California Press, about an open access publishing initiative the UCP team is working on. I wanted to…Continue

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Started by Danielle Padula in Sample Title Oct 15.

More FUD From the Publishers Association About the HEFCE/REF Deposit Mandate

In response to the HEFCE Open Access Policy for REF2020, the Publishers Association has made the following …Continue

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Started by Stevan Harnad in Sample Title Oct 14.

downloading videos

Hi, Are there any of the videos you have on this site that are NOT hosted on YouTube. We wish to download, as opposed to embed, the videos and have them looping as part of a display in our library.…Continue

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Started by b rainier in Sample Title Oct 8.

French language promotional material? 9 Replies

Hi! I was wondering if there will be French material available for download in the international section? Even a French logo would be great to have! Thanks!Continue

Started by Jeanette Hatherill in Sample Title. Last reply by Victoria Volkanova Oct 8.


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