The first book from Open Access Publisher University of Westminster Press, CRITICAL THEORY OF COMMUNICATION: New Readings of Lukács, Adorno, Marcuse, Honneth and Habermas in the Age of the Internet by Christian Fuchs is now out. The book may be downloaded for free here.
It is free digitally anyway but UWP is running a…Continue
Added by Andrew Lockett on October 26, 2016 at 6:30am — No Comments
CENTURION Pretoria, South Africa, 26 October 2016 - It is widely agreed that the knowledge economy represents the future of economic growth for both developed and developing nations. This knowledge comprises intellectual capital, skills proficiency and the potential for innovation, driven firmly by information.
More specifically, growth is dependent on people’s access to, and ability to share and exchange, reliable information.
Passionate about shaping the future of…Continue
Added by Sabinet Online on October 26, 2016 at 3:24am — No Comments
When it comes to the production and publication of scientific study, we know two things to be true—there can be no substitute for properly researched, peer-reviewed, and ethically adherent papers; and Open Access is here to stay. There are many in the debate over the present state and future playing field of scientific journal publishing that would tell you that these two truths are mutually exclusive. After thirty plus years in scientific research, education,…Continue
Added by Peaches Udoma on October 25, 2016 at 5:49pm — No Comments
Open Access (OA) publishing is, from my point of view, a logical consequence of the ideals of science because it enables a true…Continue
Added by Nils E. R. Zimmermann on October 25, 2016 at 3:59pm — No Comments
Mira en vivo las ponencias de la Semana del Acceso Abierto Perú 2016 desde nuestro canal. Estaremos hablando de Ciencia, Educación y Gobierno abierto.
Watch live the presentations of the Open Access Week 2016 Peru from our channel. We will be talking about Science, Education and Open Government.…
Added by Said Castro on October 25, 2016 at 1:04pm — No Comments
To promote Open Access Week 2016, from October 24 through October 30, ECS is taking down the paywall to the ECS Digital Library (http://ecsdl.org).
Over 132,000 articles will be freely available to anyone who wants to read them. ECS is giving the world a preview of what complete open access will look like when we have completed our Free the Science (http://www.electrochem.org/free-the-science)…Continue
Added by Mary Yess on October 25, 2016 at 11:51am — No Comments
Austin, TX 2,207 users from around the world have implemented repositories with the popular DSpace, out-of-the box, open source, repository software in order to openly share and preserve digital scholarly information from more than 122 countries.
To take a look at the wide range of…Continue
Added by Carol Minton Morris on October 25, 2016 at 11:44am — No Comments
The Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf) represents South Africa in the international community of science academies, and part of its mission is to proactively and reactively embark on a programme of systematic studies of evidence-based issues of national importance. As a signatory to the Berlin Declaration on Open Access to…Continue
Added by Subhashish Panigrahi on October 25, 2016 at 7:30am — No Comments
I think this week is the perfect moment to remind the video presenting the Open Science Conference under the NL presidence in April 2016, so everybody can ask him/herself: And you, what are you going to do?
Open Science/Access in Action!!
Added by Eva Méndez on October 24, 2016 at 7:26pm — No Comments
To coincide with the International Open Access Week 2016, the Universidade Federal de São Carlos, in the state of São Paulo, Brazil, will be launching its open access institutional repository at 10am on the 25th of October. We especially chose this date so that we can really be a part of this wonderfully motivating week for worldwide open…Continue
Added by Chloe Furnival on October 24, 2016 at 7:00pm — No Comments
I posted a short article on my Library Technology Launchpad website with some ways to participate in Open Access Week 2016.
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Added by James Day on October 24, 2016 at 1:50pm — No Comments
Today kicks off Open Access Week 2016. Open Access Week is an annual week-long event that highlights the importance of sharing scientific and scholarly research and data. Its goal is to educate people on the benefits of open publishing, advocate for changes…Continue
Added by Danielle Padula on October 24, 2016 at 12:39pm — No Comments
The Digital Press at the University of North Dakota is very pleased to announce the open-access, peer-reviewed publication of Erin Walcek Averett, Jody Michael Gordon, and Derek B. Counts, Mobilizing the Past for a Digital Future: The Potential of Digital Archaeology. Grand Forks, ND: The Digital Press at the University of North Dakota.…Continue
Added by William Caraher on October 24, 2016 at 9:00am — No Comments
We’re all obsessed with self-measurement.
We measure how much we’re Liked online. We measure how many steps we take in a day. And as academics, we measure our success using publication counts, h-indices, and even Impact Factors.
But we’re missing something.
As academics, our fundamental job…Continue
Added by Isabel Bernal on October 24, 2016 at 5:23am — No Comments
La Universidad de Huelva, se suma a las iniciativas vinculadas a la Semana Internacional del Acceso Abierto y aporta las suyas propias. Así, desde la Biblioteca Universitaria de Huelva contribuimos a esta celebración con distintos eventos, acciones y proyectos que se pueden consultar en esta web. Animamos a que conozcan estos contenidos de los cuales haremos campaña.…
Added by Repositorio Arias Montano. UHU on October 24, 2016 at 4:05am — No Comments
International Open Access Week is a global, community-driven week promoting Open Access as the new default in scholarship and research. This year the celebration is held October 24-30 with the theme: “Open in Action.” Hashtag: …Continue
Added by Ron Mader on October 23, 2016 at 11:23pm — No Comments
Despite the open access requirements of the Horizon 2020 research programme, true open access is not a reality yet. Many consortia continue to publish their results in closed access magazines or use unnecessary long embargo periods before publishing in open access media, keeping the monopoly of scientific publishers alive.
Added by Zaz Ventures on October 23, 2016 at 10:30am — No Comments