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Discover VIVO: An Open International Network Connecting Research and Researchers

VIVO is an open source semantic web application that enables the discovery of researchers and…


Added by Carol Minton Morris on October 24, 2014 at 9:38am — No Comments

Open Access Mandate from the European Commission - the Horizon 2020 Programme

Agro-Know is a company that captures, organizes and adds value to the rich information available in agricultural and biodiversity sciences, in order to make it universally accessible, useful and meaningful. It is an active contributor in European and international standardization initiatives in relation to the agricultural data representation and storage, with involvement in fora such as the …


Added by Vassilis Protonotarios on October 24, 2014 at 7:30am — No Comments

DSpaceDirect: Your Hosted “DSpace in the Cloud”

Winchester, MA  DSpaceDirect (…


Added by Carol Minton Morris on October 23, 2014 at 9:50am — No Comments

The Access Gap at the Research Growth Tip

The EC-commisioned Science-Metrix study has a lot of interesting and useful information that I hope the EC will apply and use.

Access Timing. The fundamental problem highlighted by the Science-Metrix findings is timing: Over 50% of all articles published since 2007 are freely available…


Added by Stevan Harnad on October 23, 2014 at 9:30am — No Comments

Florida Tech Students Show What They Know

So many symbols...

Added by Suzanne Kozaitis on October 23, 2014 at 8:49am — No Comments

Fedora in Action: the Flexible and Extensible Digital Repository Platform

Winchester, MA  Fedora (…


Added by Carol Minton Morris on October 22, 2014 at 11:00am — No Comments

Nueva Red de Publicaciones Académicas Abiertas para revistas de ciencias sociales

rpa_red es el acrónico de nuestra recientemente creada Red de Publicaciones Académicas Abiertas, que reúne diferentes revistas inglesas y españolas de acceso libre. El principal objetivo es ayudar a las revistas miembros de la red a ganar visibilidad y darles una voz pública para reclamar en favor del pensamiento libre, la liberta de formatos de edición y la innovación en cuestiones epistémicas y metodológicas. Fuertemente presionados por las políticas derivadas de la aplicación de los…


Added by Baltasar Fernández-Ramírez on October 22, 2014 at 5:23am — No Comments

#Lunes #Martes #OpenAccessWeek 2014 en @Redalyc

10 países y más de 100 participantes en Curso Internacional . Redalyc, Universidad Autónoma del Estado de México. …


Added by Redalyc on October 21, 2014 at 12:40pm — No Comments

Make sharing the new norm this Open Access Week

Publishing open access provides greater visibility, leads to more citations and helps develop research on a global scale. We asked early career researcher …


Added by Zita Balogh on October 21, 2014 at 11:30am — No Comments

DSpace Open Access Repositories


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…


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…


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,…


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…


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…


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…


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…


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:

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

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