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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 Open University (UK): Open Access Week events at The Library, The Open University (UK)

October 20, 2014 from 6pm to 7pm
Library Services has organised three events on Wednesday 22 October 2014 to celebrate Open Access Week:10.00-11.00: CORE (COnnecting REpostiories) and FOSTER (Facilitate Open Science Training for European Research) Projects (Zdenek Zdrahal and Petr Knoth, Knowledge Media Institute) Library Seminar Room One 11.00-12.00: Open Access Books (Martin Weller and Beck Pitt, Institute of Educational Technology) Library Seminar Rooms 1 & 2 (A recording of this session will be available…See More
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New communication models in science and their legislative solutions at Łysomice near Torunia

October 23, 2014 all day
Bożena Bednarek-Michalska gives a talk during the Conference for Deans of the Faculties of Natural Sciences of the  Polish Universities about new communication models in science and their legislative solutions.See More
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Open Access Week 2014 Kick Off Event at the World Bank: Generation Open at Washington, DC

October 20, 2014 from 3pm to 4pm
On Monday, October 20th, from 3:00 to 4:00pm EDT, SPARC and the World Bank will co-host the official kickoff event for International Open Access Week 2014 with a reception to follow.  The event will be held at the headquarters of the World Bank in Washington, DC with a live webcast for online participation around the world.The program will focus on this year’s theme of “Generation Open.” Speakers will discuss the importance of students and early career researchers in the transition to Open…See More
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Open Access Week 2014 Kick Off Event at the World Bank: Generation Open at Washington, DC

October 20, 2014 from 3pm to 4pm
On Monday, October 20th, from 3:00 to 4:00pm EDT, SPARC and the World Bank will co-host the official kickoff event for International Open Access Week 2014 with a reception to follow.  The event will be held at the headquarters of the World Bank in Washington, DC with a live webcast for online participation around the world.The program will focus on this year’s theme of “Generation Open.” Speakers will discuss the importance of students and early career researchers in the transition to Open…See More
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Hideki Uchijima posted an event

Library's Future:New missions of libraries Ⅰ at Kobe University Library. Japan http://www.kobe-u.ac.jp/en/

October 22, 2014 from 1:15pm to 5pm
Open access was defined by Budapest Declaration in 2002, and since then institutional repositories and open access journals have been rising.The number of open access journals which require Article Processing Charges (APCs) as their publishing costs are increasing dramatically, and open access journals are becoming a stable business as observed for success of open access mega journals as represented by “PLoS ONE” or “Scientific Reports”.On the other hand, as an effect of open access mandate…See More
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Open Access Week in Spain

Open Access Week activities organized in Spain
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Ciencias Sociales en Acceso Abierto at Buenos Aires and vía web

October 22, 2014 from 4pm to 6pm
Organizan: IIGG-UBA, CLACSO, UMET, Aprender3C Panelistas: Cecilia Rozemblum (UNLP), Fernando Ariel López (UMET), Laura Leff (PLIICS-CONICET), Juan Pablo Alperin (PKP), Carolina de Volder (IIGG-UBA), Dominique Babini (CLACSO)Programa: http://iigg.sociales.uba.ar/proyecto-especial-aa/See More
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Dominique Babini commented on Rodrigo Torréns's group Open Access Latinoamerica
"Eventos vía web para la Semana Acceso Abierto 2014 (parte 6)   Webinars organizados por Universidad de Sao Paulo, Brasil, e IFLA Todos los webinars se dictarán a las 14 horas de Sao Paulo, con una hora de duración…"
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Dominique Babini commented on Rodrigo Torréns's group Open Access Latinoamerica
"Eventos vía web para la Semana Acceso Abierto 2014 (parte 5)   Viernes 24 de octubre   Portal Ciencias Sociales Redalyc Organiza:  Redalyc A cargo de: Eduardo Aguado, Arianna Becerril, Salvador Chávez…"
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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 share a link to the interview for anyone interested in learning more.…

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Posted by Danielle Padula on October 15, 2014 at 5:30pm

What we intend to do this year for OA week. 2014 Tanzania

          

1.Organize a 1 day training sessions for medical students and university admin on the role they can play in advocating for open access

 

2.we have created an “Open Access Tanzania” facebook page on the planned OAWactivities, invite members, manage discussions on OA, post links on OA events and activities,share online resources. This group has been active and will remain active even after the OAW

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Posted by Ayoub Msalilwa on October 15, 2014 at 2:20pm

Estimating Open Access Mandate Effectiveness: I. The MELIBEA Score

Estimating Open Access Mandate Effectiveness: I. The MELIBEA Score



Philippe Vincent-Lamarre, Jade Boivin, Yassine Gargouri, Vincent Lariviere, Stevan Harnad



ABSTRACT: MELIBEA is a Spanish database that uses a composite formula with eight weighted conditions to estimate the effectiveness of Open…
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Posted by Stevan Harnad on October 14, 2014 at 6:41am

CALL FOR PAPER *NEW*: Vol 2, No 4 (2014) Issue - December

Research Papers/Manuscripts/Articles/Findings of Sponsored Research Projects/Conference Proceedings are Invited for consideration of Publication In the Up-coming Issue of Socrates!!…
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Posted by Saurabh Chandra on October 12, 2014 at 4:00pm

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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 on Tuesday.

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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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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