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Susan Petrak might attend Open UBC's event
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Open Access Megajournals – Have They Changed Everything? at University of British Columbia

October 22, 2013 from 9:30am to 11am
The Open Access ‘Megajournal’ (a class of journal defined by the success of PLOS ONE) is a reasonably recent phenomenon, but one that some observers believe is poised to change the publishing world very rapidly.A megajournal is typically understood to be an online-only journal; covering a very broad subject area; selecting content based only on scientific and methodological soundness; and with a business model which allows each article to cover its own costs. With these attributes, megajournals…See More
Oct 22, 2013
Open UBC updated an event
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Open Freedoms / Open Practices at University of British Columbia

October 23, 2013 from 10am to 11am
Speaker: Paul Stacey, Senior Project Manager, Creative CommonsDescription:Contemporary open education practices are based on free software and free culture movements. Join Paul Stacey from Creative Commons as he explores the extent to which Open Educational Resources, MOOC’s, open access, and other open education innovations are embodying and leveraging these movements. Add your ideas to Paul’s as he imagines the possibilities open freedoms and open practices bring to education for faculty,…See More
Oct 16, 2013
K. Jane Burpee is attending Open UBC's event
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Open Access Megajournals – Have They Changed Everything? at University of British Columbia

October 22, 2013 from 9:30am to 11am
The Open Access ‘Megajournal’ (a class of journal defined by the success of PLOS ONE) is a reasonably recent phenomenon, but one that some observers believe is poised to change the publishing world very rapidly.A megajournal is typically understood to be an online-only journal; covering a very broad subject area; selecting content based only on scientific and methodological soundness; and with a business model which allows each article to cover its own costs. With these attributes, megajournals…See More
Oct 15, 2013
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Sep 17, 2013
Open UBC is now a member of Open Access Week
Sep 17, 2013

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Are you participating in OAWeek 2014? (You can update this later)
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First name
Tracey
Last name
Vantyghem
Organization/institution name
University of British Columbia
Type of institution
Academic Institution
What's your position?
Librarian
What's the level of OA awareness where you are?
Medium
What are your goals for OA Week 2014?
Advocacy.
How did you hear of the OA Week site?
Involvement with the organization of Open UBC Week.

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