Just a word of thanks to all who attended the Stellenbosch University Open Access Seminar – also our virtual audience who followed the presentations in real time. Our presentations are now online available from our institutional research repository, SUNScholar (running on Ubuntu and DSpace open source software).…Continue
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West Virginia University has a long tradition of supporting open access to scholarly communications. Of special significance is a prediction made in 1996 by Chief Jake Swamp of the Mohawk Nation at the West Virginia University Peace Tree Ceremony where he made a profound statement about open access.…
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Welcome to the fourth day of the DOAJ blog!…
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JKUAT LAUNCHES ITS OPEN ACCESS WEEK
JKUAT launched its open access week on Monday the 18th with an exhibition at our graduation pavilion. The students’ interest in the exhibition and their participation has been very
impressive. The library had previously sensitized a group of students who have
been working with the library to reach to other students…
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UTS Library has just completed an open seminar with Journal Managers and Editors representing their open access journals (powered by OJS). Journal Managers and Editors described the system as flexible, rewarding and innovative. They discussed the steady climb in readership and subscribers, the international flavour of their editorial boards and contributors, and the opportunity to provide alternate forms of publishing because of the digital format (eg linking through to data, providing depth…Continue
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UK PubMed Central (UKPMC) gives users access to 1.8m full text journal articles in bio and life sciences, but it also searches all of PubMed (20m references), 2.8m patents, 42,000 PhD theses, and 2,700 Clinical Guidelines. Most importantly, we are free to use: no passwords, no logins, just visit, search and discover!
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Welcome to the third day of the DOAJ blog!…Continue
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The Right to Research Coalition is pleased to announce it will be co-hosting an official student webcast with UC Berkeley on Thursday, October 21st at 7pm EDT / 4pm PDT. If you are a student, are interested in working with students on Open Access, or just want to know what’s going on with students in the Open Access movement, you should plan to join us! The webcast is open to anyone, and everyone will be able to participate, comment, and ask questions both live on the call and by…Continue
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I hope all your OA Week activities are going well.
Please remember to take photos as well as your displays. It would also be wonderful if you tell us about what your photos are about too and post them on this site.
Happy OA Week and thank you so much for all your work!
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Welcome to second day of the DOAJ blog!
Today we are devoting our entire blog post to a continent. At the moment, only about one percent of…
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Below are Iowa's planned activities and outreach during international Open Access Week. Beginning Monday we are running a series of ads in the student newspaper, the Daily Iowan with OA related messages, each with a link to more information online. You can see thumbnails of the ads and the web info here: http://www.lib.uiowa.edu/openaccess/…Continue
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