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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COAPI: Making Open Access Policies Work

The Coalition of Open Access Policy Institutions (COAPI) is a membership organization that has been working since 2011 to advance the promotion, passage, and implementation of Open Access policies at institutions of higher education. Membership in COAPI now includes over 100 institutions. Membership carries no dues and is open to all North American institutions with policies in place, or those working to pass policies. The COAPI website at (…

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Posted by COAPI Steering Committee on October 22, 2018 at 2:00pm

SPARC’s Efforts to Help "Design Equitable Foundations for Open Knowledge"

An important goal of this year’s theme for International Open Access Week is to encourage ongoing discussion about how we build equity into the foundation of systems for producing and distributing knowledge. This year has been marked by important developments that underscore that the shift toward open is well underway, and the discussions this week around the intersection of open and equity come at an important time, as…

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Posted by Nick Shockey on October 22, 2018 at 1:30pm

From Statistics to Humans with a Voice

Earlier this year I visited Área Reconquista, a poor heavily polluted neighbourhood in the suburbs of Buenos Aires, with a group of people who have an interest in community science. We were planning to co-develop an open project on air quality monitoring…
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Posted by Julieta Arancio on October 22, 2018 at 8:30am

Theme of 2018 International Open Access Week To Be “Designing Equitable Foundations for Open Knowledge”

The 2018 Open Access Week Advisory Committee is pleased to announce that the theme for the 2018 International Open Access Week, to be held October 22-28, will be “designing equitable foundations for open knowledge.”

This year’s theme…

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Posted by Nick Shockey on May 24, 2018 at 12:30pm

इंटरनेशनल ओपन एक्सेस वीक 2018 "ओपन नॉलेज के ललए न्यायसंगत नींव लिजाइन करना"

ओपन एक्सेस वीक एिवाइजरी कमेटी को यह घोषणा करतेहुए प्रसन्न हैलक, 22-२८ अक्टू बर २०१८ को होनेवाले2018 इंटरनेशनल

ओपन एक्सेस वीक के ललए थीम "खुलेज्ञान के ललए न्यायसंगत नींव लिजाइलनंग" होगी।

इस साल की थीम संक्रमण मेंएक लवद्वान प्रणाली को दशााती है। जबलक सरकारें, लनलि, लवश्वलवद्यालय, प्रकाशक, और लवद्वान ओपन

एक्सेस को और प्रथाओंको तेजी सेअपनानेलगेहैं। इस साल का थीम लसस्टमोंको लिजाइन करनेकेबारेमें समावेशी, न्यायसंगत और

वास्तव मेंएक लवलवि वैलश्वक समुदाय की आवश्यकताओंको पूरा…

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Posted by Nick Shockey on May 24, 2018 at 12:55pm

O Tema da Semana Internacional do Acesso Aberto 2018 será “Planejando Bases Equitativas para o Conhecimento Aberto”

O Comitê Consultivo da Semana do Acesso Aberto 2018 tem o prazer de anunciar que o tema para a edição 2018 da Semana Internacional do Acesso Aberto, que acontecerá entre 22 e 28 de Outubro, será “Planejando Bases Equitativas para o Conhecimento Aberto.”

O tema deste ano é reflexo de um sistema acadêmico em transição. Embora governos, agências de fomento, universidades,…

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Posted by Nick Shockey on May 24, 2018 at 12:55pm

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Celebration International Open Access Week with a series of program at Bangladesh

October 23, 2018 to October 24, 2018
East West University Library is going to celebrate Open Access Week from 22 October 2018 to 24 October 2018 with a series of program including Awareness Building Campaign using Library's social network window and Quiz Competition among university community.See More
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University of Houston Libraries - OA Week Celebration at United States of America

October 22, 2018 to October 26, 2018
University of Houston Libraries will host three events to promote open access and to highlight University initiatives related to open access.October 23: Alternative Textbook Incentive Program ReceptionUniversity of Houston faculty are invited to the Alternative Textbook Incentive Program (ATIP) reception in the Digital Research Commons to celebrate the first winner cohort of the program and to learn more about …See More
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MPIP Launches Open Access Initiatives

As open policies and practices become more the norm, there has been considerable debate on the topic of open access publishing. This debate has highlighted a lack of common understanding of what open access is, why it is important, and how it works. To address this misunderstanding, Medical Publishing Insights & Practices (MPIP)* is launching 2 initiatives during Open Access Week 2018.MPIP Open Access Reference Site: To…See More
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Developing a new OA funding model called Subscribe to Open (S2O) - OA week 2018

It's OA week once more - time to offer up my annual personal perspective because for me, this week represents eleven years of commitment to our collective efforts to liberate knowledge. …See More
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Danielle Padula posted a blog post

#AcademicLedOA: Questions for an equitable open access publishing future

In the current academic journal publishing system, a handful of corporate publishers control over 50% of the scholarly literature. Corporate publishers have outsized influence over…See More
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COAPI: Making Open Access Policies Work

The Coalition of Open Access Policy Institutions (COAPI) is a membership organization that has been working since 2011 to advance the promotion, passage, and implementation of Open Access policies at institutions of higher education. Membership in COAPI now includes over 100 institutions. Membership carries no dues and is open to all North American institutions with policies in place, or those working to pass policies. The COAPI website at (…See More
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SPARC’s Efforts to Help "Design Equitable Foundations for Open Knowledge"

An important goal of this year’s theme for International Open Access Week is to encourage ongoing discussion about how we build equity into the foundation of systems for producing and distributing knowledge. This year has been marked by important developments that underscore that the shift toward open is well underway, and the discussions this week around the intersection of open and equity come at an important time, as…See More
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Nick Shockey posted a blog post

SPARC’s Efforts to Help "Design Equitable Foundations for Open Knowledge"

An important goal of this year’s theme for International Open Access Week is to encourage ongoing discussion about how we build equity into the foundation of systems for producing and distributing knowledge. This year has been marked by important developments that underscore that the shift toward open is well underway, and the discussions this week around the intersection of open and equity come at an important time, as…See More
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#AcademicLedOA Twitter Discussion at United States of America

October 22, 2018 to October 28, 2018
Throughout OA Week October 22-28 Scholastica will be hosting a free-flowing Twitter discussion about the relationship between academic-led publishing and equitable open access using the hashtag #AcademicLedOA. Get the details hereSee More
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An Academic’s Guide to Open Access

[Reblogged from http://blogs.openbookpublishers.com/open-access-information-for-academics/]For Open Access Week 2018, we’ve put together a series of blog posts that cover the basics of Open Access for academic researchers. We hope they give you the tools to navigate this vital subject with confidence.What OA isOpen Access works are freely available on the public internet: no…See More
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