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Me gustaría que este grupo sirviera para que todos los que estamos interesados en el Acceso Abierto en México tengamos nuestro propio foro de discusión y podamos intercambiar ligas, eventos, etcétera.See More
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English Literature & Humanites World Journal Successfully Published Fifth Issue at World Wide

April 9, 2014 at 6pm to April 28, 2014 at 12pm
We are glad to inform you that IJELLH has been successfully published its fifth issue, please view authors research papers here Volume I Issue V February 2014 ,Next Issue will be published on 28 April, the deadline of submitting your research papers is 18 April.See More
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Blog Posts

Vachana Sanchaya: Bringing access to 11th century Kannada literature

During early 11th century a form of spiritual Kannada language poetry in the Indian state of Karnataka called Vachana sahitya became quite popular. It started flourishing in the 12th century by a religious movement called Lingayatha…


Posted by Subhashish Panigrahi on April 3, 2014 at 10:30am

Sharing Science

Open access can take many forms and utilize a variety of new social media tools to share research across disciplines, WeShareScience was developed as a new concept for sharing research in new ways.  By mashing together Pinterest, TedTalks, and YouTube (with a focus on scientific research) we created a unique place for researchers to share what they are doing and learn from others in many other disciplines -- offering an exciting new…


Posted by Ryan Watkins on March 31, 2014 at 4:02pm

Navigating the Complexities of Open Access

Join us on an exciting  e-discussion  "Navigating the Complexities of Open Access" which will take place over two sessions as follows:

Tuesday 25th March:  facilitated session midday GMT to 14.00 (GMT)

The first session will explore your different experiences of Open Access in different contexts and will be led by facilitators with experience in working on open access issues and our coordinators based in Africa…


Posted by darlington on March 25, 2014 at 2:30am

Actual and potential open access to scientific output in a specific country. A case study in Argentina.

This work shows that "There are extremely favourable conditions for Argentina to include a significant share (69%) of its scientific production in Scopus, freely available through OA. This production is published in journals that adhere to some form of OA, in a ratio of 25% for the golden route (“real open access”) and 44% for the green route (“potential access”). In a comparisonof…


Posted by Nancy Gómez on March 24, 2014 at 9:13am


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

Tags: OA, PolicyÈ, "US, fastr, osti

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

Tags: OA Mandates, UK, finch, rcuk

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

Fool's Gold: Publisher Ransom for Freedom from Publisher Embargo?

Bob Campbell wrote on the Wiley blog:"…Continue

Tags: fool's gold, hybrid gold

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


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