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 Copyright, Open Access and Libraries with Kyle K. Courtney at Simmons College

October 21, 2014 from 5pm to 6pm
Simmons ASIS&T, in partnership with Beatley Library, are sponsoring a talk on Open Access and Copyright with Harvard's Copyright Advisor Kyle K. Courtney on Tuesday, October 21st 5pm-6pm in The Main Campus Building Room C-101.See More
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International Open Access week - Verso l'Open Science in ISMAR at Arsenale - Tesa 104

October 23, 2014 from 10am to 1pm
L'evento “International Open Access Week – Verso l’Open Science in ISMAR” si terrà nella Sala Conferenze della sede di ISMAR a Venezia, giovedì 23/10, dalle 10 alle 13.Il programma, che potrà subire qualche variazione non sostanziale, prevede una prima parte (dalle 10 alle 11.30) con presentazioni che illustrano alcuni aspetti generali del tema Open Science, e una seconda parte (11.30-13.00) di discussione interna a ISMAR con alcune presentazioni, già in agenda, di colleghi di ISMAR su loro…See More
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Florida Tech's OA Cookies are a Big Hit!

Open Access cookies are being served up again this year as an tasty and effective way to spread the word.
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Jen Wike Huger posted a blog post

5 open access journals for open source enthusiasts

by Joshua HolmThe 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 requests are an option but they do take time. Even if it only takes a few days to fill an inter-library loan request, that is still time wasted for a…See More
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Florida Institute of Technology Supports Open Access

Here at the Evans Library, we get excited about Open Access Week, the part we can play, and the progress being made in the Open Access Movement.  Events are planned for Monday-Friday, and all participants receive a special OA cookie!See More
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Semana Internacional del Acceso Abierto - Perú 2014

El Colectivo Open Access Perú invita al público interesado a participar de las celebraciones por la Semana Internacional del Acceso Abierto en su edición 2014. Como en años anteriores, el evento reunirá a destacados profesionales y académicos…
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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…

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

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

Florida Institute of Technology Supports Open Access

Here at the Evans Library, we get excited about Open Access Week, the part we can play, and the progress being made in the Open Access Movement.  Events are planned for Monday-Friday, and all participants receive a special OA cookie!

Posted by Suzanne Kozaitis on October 21, 2014 at 9:30am

OA Week 2014 at University of Vienna

The Open Access Office of the University of Vienna is celebrating OA Week 2014 with an information desk at the university main building on Oct. 22nd and 23rd (from 10:00 to 15:00). Hope to see you there!

Posted by Guido Blechl on October 21, 2014 at 4:08am

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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 on Wednesday.

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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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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