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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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Open for Whom? Prompting Ourselves to Center Equity Year-Round

As Open Access Week begins to come to a close, we’ve been heartened to see so many productive discussions engaging with this year’s theme of “Open for Whom? Equity in Open Knowledge.” From numerous panels, presentations, and events to the publication of an entire book exploring the intersection of equity and openness (Contextualizing…

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Posted by Nick Shockey on October 25, 2019 at 4:00pm

What remains invisible controls us the most: What really drives research?

Exploring this year’s Open Access Week theme of “Open for Whom? Equity in Open Knowledge,” Antoinette Foster reflects on underlying, often-invisible causes of exclusion and marginalization in research and calls on each of us individually to do the important work of critical introspection as an important first step in working collectively to make research more inclusive.

 

Does scientific research allow space for everyone, regardless of race,…

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Posted by Antoinette Foster on October 24, 2019 at 4:22pm

Journal Editorial Boards: Is There Space for Geographic Diversity?

I would like to start this post providing some social and personal context. I am a researcher located in Chile, South America. As of Friday October 18th,my country’s democracy has been under threat. The military  are out on the streets and there is a curfew in place that limits our freedom throughout five major cities. This extreme repression has resulted in 11 deaths, 84 people were wounded by gunshots and more than 1,000 detained. Also, I would like to…

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Posted by Bárbara Rivera López on October 22, 2019 at 3:30pm

Theme of 2019 International Open Access Week To Be “Open for Whom? Equity in Open Knowledge”

The 2019 Open Access Week Advisory Committee is pleased to announce that the theme for the 2019 International Open Access Week, to be held October 21-27, will be “Open for Whom? Equity in Open Knowledge”.…

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Posted by Nick Shockey on June 4, 2019 at 11:30am

El tema de la Semana Internacional de Acceso Abierto 2019 será "¿Abierto para quién? Equidad en el conocimiento abierto”

El Comité Asesor de la Semana de Acceso Abierto 2019 se complace en anunciar que el tema de la Semana Internacional de Acceso Abierto 2019, que se celebrará del 21 al 27 de octubre, será "¿Abierto para quién? Equidad en el conocimiento abierto”.…

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Posted by Nick Shockey on June 4, 2019 at 11:53am

इंटरनेशनल ओपन एक्सेस वीक (मुफ्त प्रवेश सप्ताह) २०१९ “मुक्त प्रवेश किसके लिए खुला? खुले ज्ञान में समानता ”

२०१९  की ओपन एक्सेस वीक एडवाइजरी कमेटी ने घोषणा की है की ,  2019 इंटरनेशनल ओपन एक्सेस वीक का विषय "फ्री एक्सेस किससे? फ्री नॉलेज सबके लिए है" यह सप्ताह 21-27 अक्टूबर २०१९ को आयोजित किया गया है ।

मुक्त प्रवेश और  ज्ञान वितरित करने के लिए…

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Posted by Nick Shockey on June 4, 2019 at 11:53am

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Open access full-fledged: future roles of the stakeholders at Switzerland

October 24, 2019 from 9:30pm to 11:30pm
On 24 October 2019, stakeholders of the scientific community will discuss their roles after the open access transformation.ETH Library will host the panel discussion in cooperation with PLOS and the Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC). The event is open to the public and aimed at researchers, alumni, research industry employees, publishers and libraries as well as anyone with an interest in open access or research funding.Video recording:…See More
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Open Access Week à l'université de Haute-Alsace at France

November 12, 2019 at 10am to November 14, 2019 at 2:30pm
« Libère ta Science », la version « made in UHA » de l'Open Access Week, se tiendra à Mulhouse et Colmar du 12 au 14 novembre. Des bibliothécaires animeront ce stand et répondront à toutes vos questions, que vous soyez expert ou tout simplement curieux ! Venez jouer à notre jeu de l’oie, découvrir les licences Creative Commons, ou naviguer sur nos plateformes Open-Access.Ce stand se trouvera …… le mardi 12 novembre, à la BU de Colmar, Campus Grillenbreit, de 10h30 à 14h30… le mercredi 13…See More
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Open a GLAM Lab A Gallery, Library, Archive and Museum Lab at Qatar

October 30, 2019 from 10am to 11:30am
Qatar University Library, QU Press and UCL Qatar are co-organising a book launch of the handbook 'Open a Glam Lab' which will be made available in CC0 licence at http://hdl.handle.net/10576/12115 during the event.The event is organized as part of the internationalOpen Access Week 2019 under the global theme"Open for Whom? Equity in Open Knowledge"GLAM Labs promote the use of digital resources, offer a space for experimentation and support open…See More
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Open a GLAM Lab A Gallery, Library, Archive and Museum Lab at Qatar

October 30, 2019 from 10am to 11:30am
Qatar University Library, QU Press and UCL Qatar are co-organising a book launch of the handbook 'Open a Glam Lab' which will be made available in CC0 licence at http://hdl.handle.net/10576/12115 during the event.The event is organized as part of the internationalOpen Access Week 2019 under the global theme"Open for Whom? Equity in Open Knowledge"GLAM Labs promote the use of digital resources, offer a space for experimentation and support open…See More
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Open for Whom? Prompting Ourselves to Center Equity Year-Round

As Open Access Week begins to come to a close, we’ve been heartened to see so many productive discussions engaging with this year’s theme of “Open for Whom? Equity in Open Knowledge.” From numerous panels, presentations, and events to the publication of an entire book exploring the intersection of equity and openness (Contextualizing Openness: Situating Open Science), the conversations from this week are…See More
Oct 25, 2019
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Open for Whom? Prompting Ourselves to Center Equity Year-Round

As Open Access Week begins to come to a close, we’ve been heartened to see so many productive discussions engaging with this year’s theme of “Open for Whom? Equity in Open Knowledge.” From numerous panels, presentations, and events to the publication of an entire book exploring the intersection of equity and openness (Contextualizing Openness: Situating Open Science), the conversations from this week are…See More
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Kanok Monirul Islam posted a blog post

Open Access Bangladesh: Thoughts on its Journey and Plans for the Future

Open Access Bangladesh started its journey on February 17, 2017 with a vision to work as a platform for advocating open access, open data and open education in Bangladesh. During its two and half year journey, Open Access Bangladesh gained the strength of solidarity as an organization working to promote openness in scholarly works by organizing events, workshops and seminars. Some programs worth mentioning arranged by Open Access Bangladesh are – ‘Workshop on Open Access- A useful tool for…See More
Oct 25, 2019
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International Open Access Week Celebrating in Bangladesh

Open Access Bangladesh Celebrating International Open Access Week with full of enthusiasm. To reach Open Access movement to the mass people, OAB arranged an awareness talk-show in countries most popular Television Channel  G-tv. It was about an hour long program where OAB President Monirul Islam Kanok and Vice-President MM Asadullah described about Open Access movement, its necessity to the country like Bangladesh and what to do for strengthening the movement.Mr. Moinuddin Chowdhury, President…See More
Oct 25, 2019
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Open Access Week: “Open for Whom?” considered through the eyes of Personas

As Nick Shockey notes in his 2019 Open Access Week blog post, considering “open for whom?” institution transition to open knowledge sharing platforms is essential. Journals and repositories that support the dissemination of open access peer-reviewed articles or licensed or public datasets are often designed with academic users in mind. However users of these resources are…See More
Oct 25, 2019

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