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

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Le site web consacré à l'édition française de l'Open Access Week est en ligne, en version beta :http://www.oaweekfrance.org/Une première saisie, sommaire, des informations relatives aux événements organisés dans le cadre de l'OA Week 2014 a déjà été effectuée. Vous les trouverez à la rubrique "programme". Elle sera bien sûr complétée à la rentrée. Si vous souhaitez organiser un événement dans votre établissement, vous…See More
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"Bonjour Frédérique; avez vous essayé d'ouvrir les pdf dans Adobe Illustrator ou Inskape; ça devrait être éditable. Peut être également sous Adobe Acrobat Pro... Sinon, si je comprends bien :…"
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Hi,We would like to make buttons like these : http://www.openaccessweek.org/page/englishhigh-resolution-1, with a French text. Is it possible to get the buttons source files ?Many thanks and best regards,Frédérique FlamerieBibliothèque de l'Université Pierre et Marie CurieSee More
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Open Access Week 2014 Kick Off Event at the World Bank: Generation Open at Washington, DC

October 20, 2014 from 3pm to 4pm
On Monday, October 20th, from 3:00 to 4:00pm EDT, SPARC and the World Bank will co-host the official kickoff event for International Open Access Week 2014 with a reception to follow.  The event will be held at the headquarters of the World Bank in Washington, DC with a live webcast for online participation around the world.The program will focus on this year’s theme of “Generation Open.” Speakers will discuss the importance of students and early career researchers in the transition to Open…See More
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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.

More information soon.



On Monday, October 20th, from 3:00…


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


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Hi,We would like to make buttons like these : http://www.openaccessweek.org/page/englishhigh-resolution-1, with a French…Continue

Started by Frédérique Flamerie in Sample Title. Last reply by Alain Marois Jul 18.

Spanish material

 Does anybody know if there are any spanish translation to this material?…Continue

Started by Carolina in Sample Title Oct 25, 2013.

OSTP: On Not Putting the Fox in Charge of the Henhouse

Exchange in SIGMETRICS with David Wojick, a consultant to…Continue

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Started by Stevan Harnad in Sample Title Oct 25, 2013.

UK OA Policy: Spoiled But Readily Fixed

I very much hope that my own will not be the only voice in favour of Fred Friend's Sense over Finch/Willetts Folly at the…Continue

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Started by Stevan Harnad in Sample Title Oct 25, 2013.


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