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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.


Blog Posts

SPARC & Wikipedia Library Announce the Wikipedia Open Access Week Edit-a-thon

In celebration of International Open Access Week and this year’s theme of “Open for Collaboration,” SPARC and the Wikimedia Foundation’s Wikipedia Library are co-hosting a global, virtual edit-a-thon for Open Access-related content on Wikipedia. 

Wikipedia is the first source that many consult about…


Posted by Nick Shockey on September 2, 2015 at 4:00pm

Getting Design Students Involved For An Invigorated Open Access Week

At the University of Alberta Libraries, we’ve begun what we hope will become a tradition. For the past two years, we’ve included students in the University’s Department of Art & Design in our Open Access (OA) Week efforts. Students have created two important parts of OA…


Posted by Sarah Polkinghorne on August 9, 2015 at 12:30pm

Open Access Week: Beyond the Choir, or, How to get Researchers Involved

The highlight of the year for OA advocates is surely International Open Access Week; a central focal point when the worldwide community unites to celebrate achievements, to plan for the future and to extol the virtues of open access to new audiences. As a researcher heavily invested in open dissemination of research work, I always find it an important and interesting time.…


Posted by Martin Paul Eve on August 5, 2015 at 9:30am

Welcome to the updated Open Access Week website!

We’ve updated and simplified the Open Access Week website, which we hope will make it more useful and easier to navigate.  The homepage is the focal point of the revisions, and the new Featured Posts section will highlight curated content and resources to help plan and promote your Open Access Week activities.



Posted by Nick Shockey on June 12, 2015 at 8:30am — 4 Comments

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Open Access Week 2015 – Let’s Collaborate! Boost your Citations and Visibility at United States of America

October 21, 2015 from 4pm to 8pm
Calling all Bay Area researchers - how will you increase the visibility of and citations to your work? Not alone, is the answer! Open Access Week is coming—with a 2015 focus on collaboration—and you are invited to a special event to discuss ways in which you can give your research a boost by working together and sharing what you do.Join us on October 21st 2015 from 4:00-5:30pm at UCSF’s Mission Bay campus, at UCSF Mission Bay campus …See More
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“La Universidad de Carabobo incursiona en el Acceso Abierto” at Venezuela

October 22, 2015 from 8am to 12pm
Foro: “La Universidad de Carabobo incursiona en el Acceso Abierto”Tendremos entre otras:Repositorio Institucional de la Universidad de Carabobo (RIUC)Disertación de la Abogada y activista en derechos digitales Marianne Díaz (Creative Commons Venezuela) Se desarrollará en las instalaciones del Edif Scorpio ubicado en Urb Prebo Av Andrés Eloy Blanco c/c 137. See More
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Analyn D. Bangkiko-Lidawen commented on LAUREN P. KIPAAN's group Open Access Week- Philippines
"Greetings! Sir maybe u can set a day of lecture/seminar regards these site.. ni adak maawatan jaha or to have more information about it. ta isupay nga seminar gakgak."
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Open Access Week- Philippines

Celebrating Open Access Week through information literacy activities such as lectures, forums, emailing library users and faculty .Flyers will be distributed within the whole campus of Benguet State University while University of Baguio and Star Colleges will do some related activities to inform faculty and students on Open Access academic resources available.See More
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Open Access Week at the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa at United States of America

October 19, 2015 to October 23, 2015
We welcome anyone in Honolulu to join us for Open Access Week events at the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa.Check out our schedule and come collaborate and share your stories about the open movement.See More
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Research Poster Session at United States of America

October 19, 2015 from 4:45pm to 5:45pm
University of Arizona students in the undergraduate course, "Hacking and Open Source Culture," will present their research posters to kick off Open Access Week. The posters will remain on display in the lobby of the main library through the week.See More
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LA EGCTI Y LA BCBI CELEBRAN LA SEMANA INTERNACIONAL DE ACCESO ABIERTO!Unanse a los eventos: http://openaccessweek.org/events/event/listUserEvents?user=0zawythnki28kSee More
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Open Access Canadialand

for those of us coordinating OA week events in Canada, to share planning tips n'tricks
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