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

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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"Videoconferencias por la Semana Acceso Abierto 2014 desde el Perú Miércoles, 22 de octubre de 2014 - Hora: 3:00 pm (GMT-5) http://envivo.pucp.edu.pe/llcchh El Colectivo Open Access Perú invita al público…"
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Taller de Autoarchivo. Repositorio Arias Montano. Universidad de Huelva at Huelva (Spain)

October 21, 2014 from 6pm to 7pm
Con motivo de la #OaWeek2014, hemos organizado un nuevo Taller de autoarchivo en el Repositorio Arias Montano dirigido al PDI de la Universidad de Huelva. Fecha: viernes 24 de octubre de 2014.See More
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BioMed Central OA Journals Online at Riga Stradins University

October 21, 2014 from 1pm to 2pm
Presentation by Megan Friedman,BioMed CentralSee More
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Deakin Scholars Week at Deakin University Library, Victoria, Australia

October 21, 2014 to October 24, 2014
Deakin University Library, Australia, presents Deakin Scholars Week, a series of free events to help you build your research profile and to raise awareness of innovation in open research. Recognising International Open Access Week, the program features a range of speakers and topics, tailored to meet the needs of academics and researchers.See More
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Blog Posts

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,…


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…


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…


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…


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


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 on Wednesday.

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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Started by b rainier in Sample Title Oct 8.

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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