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Journée d'Etude sur le Libre Accès JELA 2015 at Amphithéâtre Ibn-Khaldoun à la Cité des Sciences de Tunis

April 10, 2015 from 8am to 4pm
JELA 2015 est la 3eme édition des journées d’étude sur le libre accès. Cette édition s’oriente à un public spécifique dont le dénominateur commun est la production de la publication scientifique notamment l’article.En effet, l'édition  2015 sera consacrée à la voie dorée du libre accès pour expliquer et éclaircir davantage, à la communauté scientifique tunisienne, ce nouveau modèle de publication. Cette journée est co-organisé par le le Centre National Universitaire de Documentation…See More
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Hela Ben Jemia commented on Bessem Amira's event Journée d'Etude sur le Libre Accès JELA 2015
"Bonne continuation."
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Blog Posts

Theme of 2015 International Open Access Week to be “Open for Collaboration”

SPARC (The Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition) today announced that the theme for this year’s 8th International Open Access Week will be “Open for Collaboration.” 

The theme highlights the ways in which collaboration both inspires and advances the Open Access movement—from the partnerships behind launching initiatives such as PLOS and ImpactStory, to the working relationships the community has established with policymakers that have delivered Open…


Posted by Nick Shockey on March 4, 2015 at 10:37am

2015 Open Access Week Advisory Committee

SPARC would like to thank the following members of the 2015 International Open Access Week Advisory Committee:



Ginny Barbour

Australian Open Access Support Group

Gerald Beasley…


Posted by Nick Shockey on March 3, 2015 at 2:30pm

Cloud Cover: A Favorable Forecast for Open Access in Agriculture

How is the cloud improving open access and open data in agriculture?

There is one important aspect of the cloud that is often overlooked, and in my opinion, will allow open access and open data for agriculture to thrive in achieving the fullest access and availability possible.

Read Cloud…


Posted by Michael Marus on February 26, 2015 at 4:42pm


I would like to share a little bit about Paperity and what the website has been up to since its launch. Paperity is a multidisciplinary aggregator of Open Access Journals and Papers which was launched in October 2014 and since then it has aggregated more than 2,200 journals and 400,000 multidisciplinary articles. What makes it unique is that it is both an aggregator and multidisciplinary. Through its full-text feature it eases the research process researchers and early career…


Posted by Natalia Norori on January 30, 2015 at 8:59pm


Open Access & eBooks 6 Replies

Hi, I'm a Brazilian student about to finish my MA at Danube University Krems, Austria. One of my projects (not my thesis proper) is to demonstrate that while the open access agenda has in general so…Continue

Tags: ebook

Started by Guilherme Kujawski in Uncategorized. Last reply by Glenn Ross Mar 7.

the impact of poverty on young women in urban areas

 how are 'young women' (age 16-35), affected by poverty in urban areas. What are the characteristics of these impacts which are mostly negative?Continue

Started by billy w masara in Sample Title Nov 4, 2014.

Open Access: A teacher’s point of view

As part of the celebrations for Open Access Week, I've collaborated with a post for Biomed Central about my perspective on open access as a teacher in Brazil. I hope you may find it helpful and there…Continue

Tags: biomed, central, guest, post, teacher

Started by Renata Aquino Ribeiro in Sample Title Oct 25, 2014.

Webinar: Inside the Editors' Office: Launching a Sustainable Open Access Journal

As part of OA Week 2014, the Scholastica team hosted a recorded panel discussion entitled- …Continue

Tags: special, collections, sociology, library, publishing

Started by Danielle Padula in Sample Title Oct 25, 2014.


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