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
Washington, DC – SPARC (The Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition) and the World Bank are pleased to announce the following speakers for the Open Access Week 2013 kickoff event on Monday, October 21st starting at 3:00pm EDT in Washington, DC:Dr. Stefano Bertuzzi, Executive Director of the American Society for Cell Biology (ASCB)Brett Bobley, Chief Information Officer for the National Endowment for the Humanities Dr. Kathleen Fitzpatrick, Director of Scholarly Communication of…See More
"I would like to see videos or testimonials related to OA in the humanities and socials sciences. Faculty in these areas usually know less about OA than those in STM, and they have more questions about how OA is relevant to them. There are probably…"