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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Welcome to the updated Open Access Week website!

We’ve updated and simplified the Open Access Week website, which we hope will make it more useful and easier to navigate.  The homepage is the focal point of the revisions, and the new Featured Posts section will highlight curated content and resources to help plan and promote your Open Access Week activities.



Posted by Nick Shockey on June 12, 2015 at 8:30am — 3 Comments

OpenCon 2015 Applications are Open!

Applications to attend OpenCon 2015 on November 14-16 in Brussels, Belgium are now open! The application is available on the OpenCon website at opencon2015.org/attend and includes the opportunity to apply for a travel scholarship to cover the cost of travel and accommodations. Applications will close on June 22nd at 11:59pm PDT.


OpenCon seeks to bring together the most capable, motivated students and early career…


Posted by Nick Shockey on June 1, 2015 at 5:00am

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 Access…


Posted by Nick Shockey on March 4, 2015 at 10:30am

Interview with Stevan Harnad on Open Access achievements and outbacks (on the occasion of the OA Week)

On the occasion of the OA Week 2012 I had an interview with Stevan Harnad on

Open Access 2012: achievements, further steps and obstacles.


Posted by Elena Giglia on October 23, 2012 at 9:35am — 1 Comment

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Bangla Wikipedia Open Access Week Edit-a-thon 2015 at Worldwide

October 19, 2015 at 6pm to October 25, 2015 at 7pm
As part of the Wikipedia Open Access Week edit-a-thon, there will be an edit-a-thon in the Bangla WIkipedia. The edit-a-thon aims to increase contents on Open Access related topics as well as enhance quality of the existing contents in the Bangla Wikipedia. Anyone can join the event!See More
Carole Brault is now a member of Open Access Week
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Open Access Week 2015 - Wikipedia EditAtone

To observe the global Open Access Week- 2015, Wikipedia Bengali community is going to arrange a Wikipedia Online Edit Atone likewise most of the other Wikipedia communities around the globe. This online edit atone will go through October 19 to 25.  On this day, Wikipedia community members can attend the online occasion from any part of world through a wiki user…See More
Mohammed Soroar Alam joined Jessica Gonzalez's group
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International Journal of Management, Economics and Social Sciences (IJMESS)

International Journal of Management, Economics and Social Sciences (IJMESS) is a blind peer-reviewed, multidisciplinary international research journal. IJMESS is particularly interested in publishing innovative papers in the areas of management, strategic management, organizational behaviour, organization development and change, innovation management, organizational theories, human resource management, business strategies, management information systems, financial management, marketing…See More
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Open Access Awareness Campaign at Zimbabwe

October 21, 2015 at 9am to October 22, 2015 at 12pm
Venue: Harare City Library.Polytechnics, Colleges, Research institutes, NGOs are invited to attend and deliberate on issues pertaining open access.See More
Nick Shockey updated an event

Mesa sobre Acceso abierto en Argentina y América Latina at Argentina

October 29, 2015 to October 30, 2015
En las 4ª Jornadas de Intercambio y Reflexión acerca de la Investigación en Bibliotecología organizadas por el Departamento de Bibliotecología de la Universidad Nacional de La Plata, habrá una Mesa específica que pretende reunir y dar a conocer investigaciones sobre el avance e impacto del movimiento internacional de acceso abierto al conocimiento científico en Argentina y América Latina.Interesa conocer la…See More
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Acceso abierto y bienes comunes at Colombia

November 10, 2015 at 8am to November 11, 2015 at 12:30pm
Medellín, Colombia, at the VII Conferencia Latinoamericana y Caribeña de Ciencias SocialesEste año CLACSO organiza las actividades de la semana internacional del acceso abierto en el marco de la VII Conferencia Latinoamericana y Caribeña de Ciencias Sociales (Medellín, Colombia, 9 al 13 de noviembre 2015) organizado por el Grupo de Trabajo CLACSO “Bienes Comunes: dimensiones, prácticas y perspectivas en América…See More
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