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Added by Carol Minton Morris on October 21, 2014 at 9:37am — No Comments

Florida Institute of Technology Supports Open Access

Here at the Evans Library, we get excited about Open Access Week, the part we can play, and the progress being made in the Open Access Movement.  Events are planned for Monday-Friday, and all participants receive a special OA cookie!

Added by Suzanne Kozaitis on October 21, 2014 at 9:30am — No Comments

5 open access journals for open source enthusiasts

by Joshua Holm

The ever rising cost of academic journals is a major burden for researchers. Academic libraries cannot always keep up with increases in subscription fees causing libraries to drop journals from their collection. This makes it harder for students and professors to quickly and easily access the information they need. Inter-library loan…

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Added by Jen Wike Huger on October 21, 2014 at 9:30am — No Comments

OA Week 2014 at University of Vienna

The Open Access Office of the University of Vienna is celebrating OA Week 2014 with an information desk at the university main building on Oct. 22nd and 23rd (from 10:00 to 15:00). Hope to see you there!

Added by Guido Blechl on October 21, 2014 at 4:08am — No Comments

New open access rpa_red of English and Spanish journals of social sciences

rpa_red is the acronym of our recently created Network of Open Academic Journals, joining several OA Spanish and English social siences journals. The main goal of the initiative is help the RPA members to gain in visibility and to make them a voice in claiming in favor of free thought, free formats, innovation in epistemic and method orientations. Severely pressed by the policy of impact indexes, our universities are now forgotting free thought and free access to knowledge that used to be…

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Added by Baltasar Fernández-Ramírez on October 20, 2014 at 6:22pm — No Comments

Open Access Week at Cell Reports

It’s Open Access Week 2014, and at Cell Reports we always clear some space for a party during Open Access Week. Cell Reports is the first open access journal at Cell Press, and we are enthusiastic about our high-quality, high-impact journal in which papers can be freely read and shared the world over. We will spend the week filling our blog with commentary and updates from the editors,…

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Added by Stephen Matheson on October 20, 2014 at 1:26pm — No Comments

Participation of the University of Porto in the 2014 Edition of the International Open Access Week

The University of Porto is promoting the 2014 edition of the International Open Access Week within its academic and scientific community. Several…

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Added by Teresa Sousa on October 20, 2014 at 10:48am — No Comments

Maney Publishing celebrates OA week with an overview of OA publishing in archaeology: an interview with Professor Alan Outram

“Open Access” to information – the free, immediate, online access to the results of scholarly research- has the power to transform the way research and scientific inquiry are conducted but what are the direct and widespread implications for OA publishing in archaeology?

We asked Professor Alan Outram (University of Exeter, UK) the co-editor of new OA…

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Added by Emily Simpson on October 20, 2014 at 10:30am — No Comments

Hello, come in we're open!

Just in time for Open Access week, the journal Internet Archaeology has recently transitioned to an open access journal. We have concluded our hybrid phase and no longer charge a subscription for access to any of our past and future content.

Several things have spurred this decision. Over the last 4 years, we have made active efforts in this direction, by switching to a default CC-BY license, by opening up our back issues…

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Added by Judith Winters on October 20, 2014 at 9:53am — No Comments

Introducing the DuraSpace Open Access Week 2014 “Sampler”

Winchester, MA  In celebration of Open Access Week 2014 October…

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Added by Carol Minton Morris on October 20, 2014 at 9:42am — No Comments

Papers about Open Access in Russian

You can find several papers about problems and perspectives of Open Access in Russian on our Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/nppir?fref=nf

Added by Marina Zeldina on October 20, 2014 at 8:37am — No Comments

2014 Artwork

Artwork!

2014 Open Access Week, October 20-26 #openaccess @SPARC_NA @openscience @OA_Button (Poster @ronmader)

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planeta.wikispaces.com/openaccess



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Added by Ron Mader on October 19, 2014 at 10:42pm — No Comments

Photo album and Manga :)

Open Access Week Photo Album (universities in Japan)

https://www.flickr.com/photos/drf_museum/sets/

Open Access Manga (PDF)…

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Added by Ikuko TSUCHIDE on October 19, 2014 at 9:41pm — No Comments

New Open Access / Open Science Aggregator

Paperity (link to website)

Added by Philip Sidaway on October 19, 2014 at 5:38am — No Comments

Check Paperity!

I invite you to try Paperity, the first multidisciplinary aggregator of OA journals and papers.

http://paperity.org ;

Added by Natalia Norori on October 19, 2014 at 12:56am — No Comments

Traslation into Spanish of Open Access Week 2014 Kick Off Event

We are going to offer a simultaneous Spanish translation of Broadcasting of Open Access Week 2014 Kick Off Event  next mondat 20th since http://uaemex.tv

Added by Rosario Rogel-Salazar on October 19, 2014 at 12:37am — No Comments

UC Press Launching New OA Journal Publishing Model

I recently interviewed Neil Christensen, director of digital development at the University of California Press, about an open access publishing initiative the UCP team is working on. I wanted to share a link to the interview for anyone interested in learning more.…

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Added by Danielle Padula on October 15, 2014 at 5:30pm — No Comments

What we intend to do this year for OA week. 2014 Tanzania

          

1.Organize a 1 day training sessions for medical students and university admin on the role they can play in advocating for open access

 

2.we have created an “Open Access Tanzania” facebook page on the planned OAWactivities, invite members, manage discussions on OA, post links on OA events and activities,share online resources. This group has been active and will remain active even after the OAW

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Visit:…

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Added by Ayoub Msalilwa on October 15, 2014 at 2:20pm — No Comments

Estimating Open Access Mandate Effectiveness: I. The MELIBEA Score

Estimating Open Access Mandate Effectiveness: I. The MELIBEA Score



Philippe Vincent-Lamarre, Jade Boivin, Yassine Gargouri, Vincent Lariviere, Stevan Harnad



ABSTRACT: MELIBEA is a Spanish database that uses a composite formula with eight weighted conditions to estimate the effectiveness of Open…
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Added by Stevan Harnad on October 14, 2014 at 6:41am — No Comments

CALL FOR PAPER *NEW*: Vol 2, No 4 (2014) Issue - December

Research Papers/Manuscripts/Articles/Findings of Sponsored Research Projects/Conference Proceedings are Invited for consideration of Publication In the Up-coming Issue of Socrates!!…
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Added by Saurabh Chandra on October 12, 2014 at 4:00pm — No Comments

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