A global event, now in its 7th year, promoting Open Access as a new norm in scholarship and research.

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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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"The University of Porto is celebrating the 7th edition of the International Open Access Week: information about the topic Open Access is being published on the information systems of the University."
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The right metrics for Generation Open: a guide to getting credit for practicing Open Science at http://blog.impactstory.org/right-metrics-generation-open/

October 21, 2014 to October 23, 2014
You’re not getting all the credit you should be for your research.As an early career researcher, you’re likely putting open access versions of your articles online, sharing your research data and software code on GitHub, posting slides and figures on Slideshare and Figshare, and “opening up” your research in many other ways.Yet these Open Science products and their impacts (on other scholars, the public, policymakers, and other stakeholders) are rarely mentioned when applying for jobs, tenure…See More
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Why Create a Video Abstract?

Did you know that including a video abstract with your article can increase views and citations? Watch this video to find out more. www.CogentOA.com
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Foro: "Por una ciencia para todos. El acceso abierto al conocimiento en la Universidad de Antioquia, ¡es posible!" at Calle 67 #53-108 Bloque 8, auditorio Planta baja

October 23, 2014 from 10am to 12pm
El Sistema de Bibliotecas de la Universidad de Antioquia invita a la comunidad universitaria a participar de la programación académica que se adelanta con motivo de la Semana Mundial del Acceso Abierto. Este foro, que se celebra a nivel mundial desde hace varios años, la tercera semana de octubre, tiene como propósito reflexionar la situación del acceso abierto en la Universidad de Antioquia, sus posibilidades y amenazas, y…See More
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Chris Noone posted an event

Introduction to Open Access for Psychology Students at PSI HQ - Grantham House

October 23, 2014 from 6:30pm to 8pm
Whether you’re a researcher, practitioner, teacher or policy maker, having access to reliable, up-to-date research is crucial. OpenAccess to scholarly research has widespread implications for academia, healthcare and scientific inquiry. To learn more and join the debate on Open Access, come to the Early Graduate Group’s Open Access in Psychology seminar, as part of OpenAccess Week 2014 Speakers:Dr. Suzanne Guerin,Editor Irish Journal of PsychologyChris Noone,PhD candidate NUI GalwaySee More
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Blog Posts

DSpaceDirect: Your Hosted “DSpace in the Cloud”

Winchester, MA  DSpaceDirect (…


Posted by Carol Minton Morris on October 23, 2014 at 9:50am

The Access Gap at the Research Growth Tip

The EC-commisioned Science-Metrix study has a lot of interesting and useful information that I hope the EC will apply and use.

Access Timing. The fundamental problem highlighted by the Science-Metrix findings is timing: Over 50% of all articles published since 2007 are freely available…


Posted by Stevan Harnad on October 23, 2014 at 9:30am

Florida Tech Students Show What They Know

So many symbols...

Posted by Suzanne Kozaitis on October 23, 2014 at 8:49am

Fedora in Action: the Flexible and Extensible Digital Repository Platform

Winchester, MA  Fedora (…


Posted by Carol Minton Morris on October 22, 2014 at 11:00am


downloading videos 1 Reply

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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Started by b rainier in Sample Title. Last reply by Emma Molls 19 hours ago.

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.

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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