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October 2013 Blog Posts (83)

Internet Archaeology

Internet Archaeology is a hybrid Open Access journal. But in a bid to demonstrate our intent, as of January 2013 all content in issues 1-21 has been made Open Access.

Content in later issues are a mix of OA and subscription, but increasing numbers are Open Access because their authors (or more usually their funding/sponsoring body) have been able to fund production costs (it is journal policy to enable OA on all content when article development costs are met). Our longer term aim is…

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Added by Judith Winters on October 22, 2013 at 4:11am — No Comments

Five Flavors of Open Access from DuraSpace: AFFORDABLE

Winchester, MA  Balancing digital collection development costs with strategies to ensure that digital assets remain openly accessible comes down to evaluating affordable solutions. Sustainability planning leads to weighing the advantages of high-cost proprietary online solutions that can result in long-term data lock-up against freely available open source…
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Added by Carol Minton Morris on October 21, 2013 at 1:51pm — No Comments

Open Access celebration at Cell Reports

Cell Reports is a high-quality open-access journal of the life sciences at Cell Press. We're celebrating Open Access Week all week at our site with:

  1. A series of blog posts by Cell Reports editors on topics of…
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Added by Stephen Matheson on October 21, 2013 at 1:27pm — No Comments

The "Publishing Open Access with IEEE" webinar is tomorrow!

Open Access (OA) publishing is steadily changing the scholarly research landscape. While OA has made it easier for the public to access the latest scientific and technical research for free, the process and choices for authors may feel more complex. This webinar will answer your questions on things like licensing, journal integrity, impact factor, and how to reach established audiences within relevant technical…
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Added by IEEE on October 21, 2013 at 11:30am — No Comments

Myths about Open Access: An article worth reading

Today marks the start of Open Access Week 2013. While browsing the internet for interesting articles on the subject of Open Access, I came across one on the Guardian website titled "Open Access: Six myths to put to rest" by Peter Suber. It's worth a read as it helps to clear a lot of misconceptions about Open…

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Added by Tezira Lore on October 21, 2013 at 11:27am — No Comments

Open Access: Towards Fairer Access to Research

My article  “Open Access: Towards Fairer Access to Research” is up on the Impact of Social Sciences blog.

There I argue that practical and sustainable ways of increasing access to scholarly materials will require a more thorough transformation of the…

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Added by Ernesto Priego on October 21, 2013 at 11:25am — No Comments

Acceso Abierto y Evaluación Académica: Conocimientos y opiniones de los evaluadores de Carrera docente investigador respecto de las publicaciones de acceso abierto

La Biblioteca de Ciencias Bibliotecrias e Informática

y la Escuela Graduada de Ciencias y Tecnologías de la Información,

de la Universidad de Puerto Rico, 

en acción concertada con la Universidad Carlos III de Madrdi,

presentan el proyecto:





Acceso Abierto y Evaluación Académica: Conocimientos y opiniones

de los evaluadores de…

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Added by Luisa Vigo-Cepeda on October 21, 2013 at 11:20am — No Comments

Open Access Week 2013: "Five Flavors" of Open Access Resources from DuraSpace

Winchester, MA  Open Access to all types of information–research data, cultural heritage resources, public records or theses and dissertations–forms the basis for the future of global scholarship and civic engagement. To celebrate Open Access Week 2013 DuraSpace has gathered recordings and articles from our Professional Development resources (http://duraspace.org/professional-development) that will be…

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Added by Carol Minton Morris on October 21, 2013 at 11:10am — No Comments

El Repositorio Institucional de la Universidad de Puerto Rico, Recinto de Río Piedras: Aumentando la visibilidad...

El Centro de Excelencia Académica, del Decanato de Asuntos Académicos, presenta,

con el coauspicio de la

Escuela Graduada de Ciencias y Tecnologías,de la Información,

de la Universidad de Puerto Rico, presentan:…

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Added by Luisa Vigo-Cepeda on October 21, 2013 at 10:57am — No Comments

El Repositorio Institucional de la Universidad de Puerto Rico, RRP: Aumentando la visibilidad y la posible citación de la investigación

El Centro de Excelencia Académica, del Decanato de Asuntos Académicos, presenta,

con el coauspicio de la

Escuela Graduada de Ciencias y Tecnologías,de la Información,

de la Universidad de Puerto Rico, presentan:…

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Added by Luisa Vigo-Cepeda on October 21, 2013 at 10:30am — No Comments

Open Source ILS Project: An Information Portal for Librarians

THE GRADUATE SCHOOL OF INFORMATION SCIENCES,

AT THE UNIVERSITY OF PUERTO RICO, RIO PIEDRAS CAMPUS

AND THE SCHOOL OF INFORMATION SCIENCES,

AT THE UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE, IN KNOXVILLE 

 

CELEBRATING THE INTERNATIONAL OPEN ACCESS WEEK 2013



cordially invite you

to the presentation of…

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Added by Luisa Vigo-Cepeda on October 21, 2013 at 9:00am — No Comments

La EGCTI-UPR celebra la Semana Internacional del Acceso Abierto 2013

La Escuela Graduada de Ciencias y Tecnologías de la Información,

de la Universidad de Puerto Rico,

se une con júbilo a la celebración de la Semana Internacional de Acceso Abierto 2013

y se complace en presentar su programa:…

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Added by Luisa Vigo-Cepeda on October 21, 2013 at 8:51am — No Comments

OA Week at the Claremont Colleges

Our theme for 2013 is Promoting OA Scholarship.

We have two events aimed at library staff education and participation. The third event (outside of OA week dates) is aimed at helping faculty and students understand the facts and let go of the myths about OA student (including undergraduate) scholarship.

Added by Allegra Swift on October 21, 2013 at 1:57am — No Comments

Open Access Week Events, McMaster University

My goal this year is to raise awareness about Open Access on campus. Library staff and student volunteers from McMaster's Free Culture Club will be manning an information desk in the lobby of the largest library on campus, Mills Memorial Library. We will be distributing Right to Research handouts, OA buttons and Hallowe'en treats! We will also be promoting two drop-in sessions. The Schedule of Events may be accessed from the article on the University Library's Blog site …

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Added by Olga Perkovic on October 20, 2013 at 7:45pm — No Comments

THE 2013 EPT AWARD FOR INDIVIDUALS IN DEVELOPING COUNTRIES WORKING FOR OA

Open Access Week arrives again this October, and is a time to celebrate all that has been achieved in the previous twelve months.



The Electronic Publishing Trust is a long standing advocate of OA and the difference it can make. As our contribution to this year’s OA Week, we are offering our third annual international award to recognise the impact that individuals can make. The huge interest in and success of the first two awards makes it clear that such international recognition…

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Added by Leslie Chan on October 20, 2013 at 10:51am — No Comments

Participation of the University of Porto in the 2013 Edition of the International Open Access Week

The University of Porto (http://www.up.pt) is promoting the International Open Access Week within its academic community. Several initiatives are being taken.



The activities started with the creation of a specific area at the Information System of the University, dedicated to open access events that occur during these days -…

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Added by Teresa Sousa on October 18, 2013 at 9:39am — 2 Comments

Lincoln University New Zealand Open Access Week events

We're celebrating International Open Access Week with a display, blog posts on the library homepage, announcements, and three events:

Monday 21st Oct, 2pm (L123): Introducing Open Access

Learn the basics of Open Access, the benefits it provides researchers, and how to make it work for you, from Roger Dawson and Sarah Tritt.

Wednesday 23rd Oct, 11am (L123): Researchers'…

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Added by Deborah Fitchett on October 17, 2013 at 7:46pm — No Comments

Redefining Impact

For Open Access Week, I've written an essay on Planeta.com and requested comments on my blog.

If there are any takeaways from previous efforts in opening and sharing access to information is that what is most effective is the most widely understood. Wonky weasel words don’t cut it. Meaningful interaction with…

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Added by Ron Mader on October 17, 2013 at 3:07pm — No Comments

University of Massachusetts Amherst Open Access Week events

Monday, October 21

Open Access Week Kickoff Webcast

Open Access: Redefining Impact, the SPARC / World Bank Global Open Access Week kickoff event

 

Tuesday, October 22

Publishing Your Dissertations:  Open Access /…

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Added by Marilyn S Billings on October 17, 2013 at 2:07pm — No Comments

University of Nevada Las Vegas Libraries Open Access Week Presentations

If you are in the neighborhood, stop by for a presentation and say hello!



--Showcase Your Scholarship on a Global Scale–focus on the open access advantage to research and deposit in Digital Scholarship@UNLV.





--Open Access Textbooks: Why and How? Key features of open access textbooks offer UNLV faculty strategies to take advantage of these personalized, sustainable, and cost-saving options.





--Predatory Research Practices, Beware! Learn about the…

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Added by Marianne Buehler on October 16, 2013 at 4:21pm — 1 Comment

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