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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 at Cell Reports

It’s Open Access Week 2014, and at Cell Reports we always clear some space for a party during Open Access Week. Cell Reports is the first open access journal at Cell Press, and we are enthusiastic about our high-quality, high-impact journal in which papers can be freely read and shared the world over. We will spend the week filling our blog with commentary and updates from the editors, including upcoming…See More
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Why publish open access?

Cogent OA are dedicated to helping authors publish their work to a global audience and making research freely available to all. This video explains the benefits of publishing open access. http://www.CogentOA.com
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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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OA Week Kickoff event! at UCLA's Charles E. Young Research Library

October 20, 2014 from 12pm to 1:30pm
SPARC and the World Bank will co-host the official kickoff event for International Open Access Week 2014, an annual opportunity for the academic and research community to continue to learn about the potential benefits of Open Access, to share what they’ve learned with colleagues, and to help inspire wider participation in helping to make Open Access a new norm in scholarship and research.The event will be held at the headquarters of the World Bank in Washington, DC with a live webcast for…See More
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Generation Open - Open Access Week 2014

"Hi Susan, is there any particular reason why the video is licensed with -NC and -ND restrictions? Any chance these might be dropped? It's a pity that this nice video is not reusable. "
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Google Hangout: interview with Rosario Rogel of Redalyc at Global event. Time zone is in EST

October 23, 2014 from 12:30pm to 1pm
Due to technical issues, Rosario Rogel was unable to join our Google Hangout earlier this week. We have set up a new time to talk to her about open access in Mexico, and the role of Redalyc.https://plus.google.com/events/cgh8gn04li31o29d64dievo1kmgSee More
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Open Access Week lunchtime talks - Lancaster University at Lancaster University campus

October 20, 2014 at 12pm to October 24, 2014 at 2pm
We've arranged a variety of sessions throughout the week to keep you up to date with Open Access developments. There's something for everyone!Sessions include:preparations for the HEFCE Open Access policyRCUK Open Access funding available at Lancaster and…See More
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Open Access Week at Cell Reports

It’s Open Access Week 2014, and at Cell Reports we always clear some space for a party during Open Access Week. Cell Reports is the first open access journal at Cell Press, and we are enthusiastic about our high-quality, high-impact journal in which papers can be freely read and shared the world over. We will spend the week filling our blog with commentary and updates from the editors,…

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Posted by Stephen Matheson on October 20, 2014 at 1:26pm

Participation of the University of Porto in the 2014 Edition of the International Open Access Week

The University of Porto is promoting the 2014 edition of the International Open Access Week within its academic and scientific community. Several…

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Posted by Teresa Sousa on October 20, 2014 at 10:48am

Maney Publishing celebrates OA week with an overview of OA publishing in archaeology: an interview with Professor Alan Outram

“Open Access” to information – the free, immediate, online access to the results of scholarly research- has the power to transform the way research and scientific inquiry are conducted but what are the direct and widespread implications for OA publishing in archaeology?

We asked Professor Alan Outram (University of Exeter, UK) the co-editor of new OA…

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Posted by Emily Simpson on October 20, 2014 at 10:30am

Hello, come in we're open!

Just in time for Open Access week, the journal Internet Archaeology has recently transitioned to an open access journal. We have concluded our hybrid phase and no longer charge a subscription for access to any of our past and future content.

Several things have spurred this decision. Over the last 4 years, we have made active efforts in this direction, by switching to a default CC-BY license, by opening up our back issues…

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Posted by Judith Winters on October 20, 2014 at 9:53am

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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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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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