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The 2nd SPARC Japan Seminar 2017 "Preprint and Open Access" on October 30

The 2nd SPARC Japan Seminar 2017 entitled "Preprint and Open Access" will be held on 30 October, hosted by SPARC Japan, in keeping with this year’s Open Access Week theme of “Open in order to…”. We will review the role and management of the preprint servers in these 30 years and discuss how to contribute to the advancement of scientific research and the issues concerning the importance of the commercial publication, sustainable models of the publication and the quality…

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Posted by SPARC Japan on October 17, 2017 at 8:27pm

Theme of 2017 International Open Access Week to be “Open in order to…”

In conjunction with this year’s Open Access Week Advisory Committee, SPARC today announces the theme for this year’s 10th International Open Access Week, to be held October 23-29, will be “Open in order to…”.

This year’s theme is an invitation to answer the question of what…

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Posted by Nick Shockey on April 24, 2017 at 11:30am

From Nairobi to the World: Open Access Week 2016

Training-the-Trainers of Open Access

The Open Access landscape is changing. As advocates, we ought to be up-to-date with these changes. This is about the Train-the-Trainer platform adopted for Nairobi’s Open Access Week 2016. Inspired by this year’s Open Access Week theme, Open in Action, I thought of a platform where researchers, librarians, students and others who have committed to working in Open could share their experiences on…

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Posted by Lilian Juma on February 20, 2017 at 6:00am

Take Action with the new Open Access Button

What better way to take action during Open Access Week than by starting a request for an article or dataset you need? The Open Access Button is here to help!

The Open Access Button has released a new Button for Open Access Week - a simpler, more effective way to get find and request research with the press of a button.

Find and request articles and…

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Posted by Chealsye Bowley on October 28, 2016 at 8:31am

Introducing oaDOI: resolve a DOI straight to OA

Most papers that are free-to-read are available thanks to “green OA” copies posted in institutional or subject repositories.  The fact these copies are available for free is fantastic because anyone can read the research, but it does present a major challenge: given the DOI of a paper, how can we find the open version, given there are so many different…

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Posted by The Impactstory team on October 28, 2016 at 7:30am

Prioritizing Open Science in the Next Administration

During the last eight years, the Obama Administration has embodied this year’s theme of “Open in Action.” The president and his team came into office with a strong public commitment to open government, and have demonstrated a commitment to open science as part of that agenda. As we approach the 2016 presidential election, the Center for Open Data Enterprise, a nonprofit organization based in Washington, DC, is working to ensure that open science…

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Posted by Katherine Garcia on October 27, 2016 at 10:00am

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Redalyc 15 años. Fin de un ciclo, inicio de otro. at Mexico

October 25, 2017 from 11am to 1pm
Redalyc cumple 15 años y ha cumplido cabalmente con su objetivo inicial: dar visibilidad y posicionamiento a la producción científica de la región fortaleciendo los procesos editoriales de nuestras revistas de #AccesoAbierto, impulsando una comunicación científica libre, abierta, colaborativa, sin costo, no comercial y sustentable. Sesión online: https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/2190214354037606915See More
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"Open access – open opportunities" at Ukraine

October 23, 2017 from 2pm to 3pm
The Scientific Library of the Admiral Makarov National University of Shipbuilding, the oldest Ukrainian mining educational institution participates in the International Open Access Week 2017.The Scientific Library of the Admiral Makarov National University of Shipbuilding organizes series of events to inform the academic and research community about the benefits of Open Access and support Open Access in Ukraine.This event will enhance awareness of open access.See More
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Flashmob "Open the lock" at Ukraine

October 23, 2017 from 11am to 1pm
Научная библиотека Национального университета кораблестроения имени адмирала Макарова, старейшего украинского горного учебного заведения, участвует в Международной неделе открытого доступа 2017 года.Научная библиотека Национального университета кораблестроения имени адмирала Макарова организует серию мероприятий для информирования академического и исследовательского сообщества о преимуществах открытого доступа и поддержки открытого доступа в Украине.See More
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Flashmob "ISupportOpenAccess" at Ukraine

October 23, 2017 from 9am to 5pm
The Scientific Library of the Admiral Makarov National University of Shipbuilding, the oldest Ukrainian mining educational institution participates in the International Open Access Week 2017.The Scientific Library of the Admiral Makarov National University of Shipbuilding organizes series of events to inform the academic and research community about the benefits of Open Access and support Open Access in Ukraine.See More
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Open Access Week 2017 in The Scientific and Technical Library National Technical University of Ukraine “Igor Sikorsky Kyiv Polytechnic Institute” at Ukraine

October 23, 2017 to October 27, 2017
Program:23 October 2017Flashmob “Open the Lock”14.00 - Knowledge Square 23 October 2017Workshop “Public Access Online Courses in the Modern Educational Process”by Radmila Segol18.00 - BelkaSpace, Floor 3 24 October 2017Workshop “ArXiv For Researchers: Scope for Searching and Publishing” by Valentyna Andruschenko15.00 - Room 10, Floor 424 October 2017Lecture “Why Is It Essential - To Share Your Knowledge?…See More
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Maryna Nazarovets might attend Polina Semenenko's event

Open Access Week 2017 at Ukraine

October 23, 2017 all day
Round-table "Open Access - Open Opportunities", Flashmob "Open lock"See More
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Open Access Week 2017 with SciPress at Scientific Library of the National Mining University of Ukraine at Ukraine

October 23, 2017 to October 29, 2017
The Scientific Library of the National Mining University of Ukraine, the oldest Ukrainian mining educational institution, in collaboration with the Swiss Open Access Academic Publishing House SciPress Ltd., participates in the International Open Access Week 2017.The 10th International Open Access Week takes place all over the world on October 23-29,…See More
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"Open Archives – Open Science" at Ukraine

October 24, 2017 from 1pm to 2pm
The Scientific Library of the Admiral Makarov National University of Shipbuilding, the oldest Ukrainian mining educational institution participates in the International Open Access Week 2017.The Scientific Library of the Admiral Makarov National University of Shipbuilding organizes series of events to inform the academic and research community about the benefits of Open Access and support Open Access in Ukraine.See More
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All-Ukrainian “Open the Lock” at Ukraine

October 23, 2017 from 2pm to 5pm
Libraries of Ukraine invites students, researchers, librarians and all interested persons to participate in Flashmob “Open the Lock”. Participants will create a "living lock ", which should open. The opening of the "living lock" symbolizes the discovery of access to knowledge.See More
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International Open Access Week 2017 - activities in the Netherlands at Netherlands (Holland, Europe)

October 23, 2017 to October 28, 2017
This year the theme of the International Open Access Week is ‘Open in order to...’. Also in the Netherlands a number of open access/open science activities will be organized.http://www.openaccess.nl/en/events/international-open-access-week-2017-activities-in-the-netherlandsSee More
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Perspectives on Open access at Qatar

October 29, 2017 from 3pm to 6pm
TO GUARANTEE YOUR ADMISSION PLEASE REGISTER ON https://www.eventbrite.com/e/perspectives-on-open-access-tickets-38932654618UCL Qatar is collaborating with HBKU Press, Qatar National Library and the Library of Qatar University in bringing together the points of view of representatives of the publishing industry, the library sector, and researchers on open access. It will provide examples from recent…See More
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Explore The World of Open Access at Qatar

October 24, 2017 from 8:30am to 1:30pm
Are you a researcher, a librarian, a scholar, an academic staff member, a senior student or just interested in research for personal or career reasons? If the answer is yes, then this invitation is for you.To celebrate Open Access Week 2017, Qatar National Library (QNL) together with HBKU Press cordially invite you to attend two hand-on workshops aimed at enabling researchers to take advantage of the benefits of Open Access (OA).The first workshop, Discovering the World of Open Access, will…See More
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Flashmob “Unlock the Door” at Ukraine

October 23, 2017 from 2pm to 2:30pm
KPI Library invites students, researchers, librarians and all interested persons to participate in Flashmob “Open the Lock”. Participants will create a "living lock ", which should open at 14.30. The opening of the "living lock" symbolizes the discovery of access to knowledge.See More
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Open Access Week 2017 in The Scientific and Technical Library National Technical University of Ukraine “Igor Sikorsky Kyiv Polytechnic Institute” at Ukraine

October 23, 2017 at 6pm to October 27, 2017 at 7pm
Program:23 October 2017Flashmob “Open the Lock”14.00 - Knowledge Square 23 October 2017Workshop “Public Access Online Courses in the Modern Educational Process”by Radmila Segol18.00 - BelkaSpace, Floor 3 24 October 2017Workshop “ArXiv For Researchers: Scope for Searching and Publishing” by Valentyna Andruschenko15.00 - Room 10, Floor 424 October 2017Lecture “Why Is It Essential - To Share Your Knowledge?…See More
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