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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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Workshop „Why Open Access Matters“ at Leuphana University Lüneburg, Germany

October 23, 2014 from 2pm to 4pm
Forschungsservice, Universitätsbibliothek und das Hybrid Publishing Lab laden die akademische Gemeinschaft zu einem Workshop mit Vorstellung der Open-Access Strategie, Diskussion und Posterausstellung ein. Der Workshop „Why Open Access Matters“ findet am 23. Oktober 2014 von 14.00 - 16.00 Uhr in der Zentralbibliothek auf dem Campus statt. Aufgrund der beschränkten Anzahl von Plätzen wird um eine verbindliche Anmeldung per Mail gebeten.See More
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Nueva Red de Publicaciones Académicas Abiertas para revistas de ciencias sociales

rpa_red es el acrónico de nuestra recientemente creada Red de Publicaciones Académicas Abiertas, que reúne diferentes revistas inglesas y españolas de acceso libre. El principal objetivo es ayudar a las revistas miembros de la red a ganar visibilidad y darles una voz pública para reclamar en favor del pensamiento libre, la liberta de formatos de edición y la innovación en cuestiones epistémicas y metodológicas. Fuertemente presionados por las políticas derivadas de la aplicación de los…


Posted by Baltasar Fernández-Ramírez on October 22, 2014 at 5:23am

#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


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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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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