The Coalition of Open Access Policy Institutions (COAPI) is a membership organization that has been working since 2011 to advance the promotion, passage, and implementation of Open Access policies at institutions of higher education. Membership in COAPI now includes over 100 institutions. Membership carries no dues and is open to all North American institutions with policies in place, or those working to pass policies. The COAPI website at (…Continue
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As open policies and practices become more the norm, there has been considerable debate on the topic of open access publishing. This debate has highlighted a lack of common understanding of what open access is, why it is important, and how it works. To address this misunderstanding, Medical Publishing Insights & Practices (MPIP)* is launching 2 initiatives during Open Access Week 2018.Continue
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It's OA week once more - time to offer up my annual personal perspective because for me, this week represents eleven years of commitment to our collective efforts to liberate knowledge.
This time last year,…Continue
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In the current academic journal publishing system, a handful of corporate publishers control over 50% of the scholarly literature. Corporate publishers have outsized influence over how scholarship is produced and…Continue
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An important goal of this year’s theme for International Open Access Week is to encourage ongoing discussion about how we build equity into the foundation of systems for producing and distributing knowledge. This year has been marked by important developments that underscore that the shift toward open is well underway, and the discussions this week around the intersection of open and equity come at an important time, as…Continue
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For Open Access Week 2018, we’ve put together a series of blog posts that cover the basics of Open Access for academic researchers. We hope they give you the tools to navigate this vital subject with confidence.
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At the University of Tennessee Libraries, our Open Access Week events for the past two years involved outreach workshops to local nonprofit agencies. Staff from many nonprofit organizations visited campus and our subject librarians helped them find research and data to help in designing interventions and writing grant proposals. Then, we asked the nonprofits to fill out a survey and/or participate in a short interview about why open access to research matters to them and to the communities…Continue
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The Japan Consortium for Open Access Repository(JPCOAR) has made a special webpage dedicated to support the
Japanese community in designing posters, handouts and other graphics for this year's Open Access Week.
Along with the official JPCOAR Open Access Week poster, we also have templates our members can use and edit to
include information on their own efforts towards Open Access.
We will be adding more photos of Open Access Week giveaways and events hosted by our…Continue
Added by Shinobu Murai on October 22, 2018 at 3:32am — No Comments
Aderiamo alla “OA WEEK 2018”, per promuovere le risorse open access e l’accesso agli open data per il fact checking autonomo dei cittadini, lanciamo il primo “Crowd-SEArching BiblioVerifica”, si tratta di uno spazio partecipativo per proporre siti e fonti utili per la verifica delle informazioni, orientando gli utenti della rete ai linked open data e alla citizen science in ogni campo di ricerca: il modulo e’ liberamente fruibile da pc, tablet, smartphone dal 22 al 28 ottobre 2018…Continue
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The 2nd SPARC Japan Seminar 2018 entitled "Quality Control in the Age of Open Science" will be held on 25 October, hosted by SPARC Japan, in keeping with this year’s Open Access Week theme of “Designing Equitable Foundations for Open Knowledge”. We will discuss perspective of quality control in the age of Open Science and how we could guarantee quality of contents. We…Continue
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#AcessoAberto é na Revista Observatório!Continue
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The University of East Anglia has organised a programme of events to observe International Open Access Week 2018, incorporating talks, information sessions and hands-on workshops to help researchers make their work open access.
Researchers from across Norwich Research Park will join us…Continue
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