“Dynamic” is the word that comes to mind when we think about the scholarly publishing scenario today. Everything seems to be about transformation or reformation. Old systems are being questioned and new systems are being proposed with the promise of revolutionizing academic publishing. Given this situation, how progressive is academia and how has it responded to the call for movements such as open access and altmetrics? Also, where will these tides of change lead…Continue
Added by Jayashree Rajagopalan on October 20, 2015 at 7:11am — No Comments
It's International Open Access Week! It's also the best time to talk to industry experts about anything related to open access.
Here, Clarinda Cerejo, Editor-in-Chief of Editage Insights, is in conversation with Mikiko Tanifuji, Open Access Publisher, National Institute for Materials Science, Japan, and Dr. Seo JeongWook, Professor of Pathology at Seoul National University, Korea.…Continue
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Children struggle to learn when they don’t have science labs and libraries. Learning becomes difficult in classrooms that are falling apart, or where children are expected to sit on the floor because they have neither desks nor chairs.…Continue
Added by Ina Smith on October 20, 2015 at 6:30am — No Comments
It was in mid September last year that I heard something about Open Access when I attended an academic event .The man said what Open Access means and said that will get more information about it well when we attend the Medical student’s conference later that year.
The medical student’s conference was very interactive and among the pre-conference workshops that were present, Open Access workshop was among them and I really didn’t waste any minute and signed up for it.
Added by Benson Bryceson Mringo on October 19, 2015 at 4:32pm — No Comments
Imparte: Lic. Ivonne Lujano Vilchis
Fecha: miércoles 21 de octubre
Lugar: Centro de Información del Instituto Tecnológico de Toluca (edificio B).
Sin costo, inscripciones en el Centro de Información. Cupo limitado.
Added by Ivonne Lujano on October 19, 2015 at 11:05am — No Comments
In response to the portentous need of access to scholarly content by the African research community, an additional SPARC Chapter, SPARC Africa, has been established and was launched at the International Federation of Library Associations (IFLA) Academic and Research Libraries (ARL) Satellite meeting on the 14th August 2015. The Chapter’s primary focus will be to capacitate Africans in academic and research sectors to champion…Continue
Added by Jill Claassen on October 19, 2015 at 10:00am — No Comments
The Open Access Week global event provides an opportunity for the academic and research community to showcase the benefits of Open Access, and to share what they’ve learned as a way of inspiring increased participation in providing Open Access to…Continue
Added by Carol Minton Morris on October 19, 2015 at 9:53am — No Comments
Wouldn’t it be interesting to know what the academic world thinks of open access (OA) publishing and related topics, such as peer review, licensing, re-use, and metrics?
Taylor & Francis and its parent company, Informa, conducted a broad survey among academicians to know exactly what they think about open access publication. Since it may be time-consuming and difficult to examine the extensive results, we thought we'd highlight some…Continue
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It also marks three years since the Australasian Open Access Support Group (…Continue
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To mark Open Access Week 2015, we at Alexander Street would like to present our new hybrid Open Access archive database concept!
The following is an adapted excerpt from an essay originally published by David Parker, Senior Vice President of Alexander Street.…Continue
Added by Jenna Makowski on October 16, 2015 at 10:38pm — No Comments
The Ministry of Science and Higher Education of Poland has granted its patronage to the Polish celebration of the Open Access Week. Throughout the whole Open Access Week, various institutions and organisations will organise many events online (webinars) and offline (training sessions, presentations, seminars) promoting openness in science and also a lot of educational materials like films, video clips, etc. will be created…Continue
Added by Lidia Stępińska-Ustasiak on October 16, 2015 at 10:05am — No Comments
Open Access for All (OA4A) Project phase Two
Dear friends from 19-25 October each year there is Open Access Week where various activities are been done to explore various opportunities and resources through Open Access links and Organizations.
This year Tanzania Rural Health Movement will conduct Open Access exhibition at Magu District Hospital where health workers will be involved and they will get to…
Added by MIlagros Thairy Briceño on October 15, 2015 at 1:46pm — No Comments
Diversas actividades se están organizando para conmemorar la Semana Internacional de Acceso Abierto.
Diverse activities are being organized to commemorate the International Open Access Week.
LUNES, 19 OCTUBRE / MONDAY, 19 OCTOBER…Continue
Added by Luisa Vigo-Cepeda on October 5, 2015 at 11:35pm — No Comments
In celebration of International Open Access Week and this year’s theme of “Open for Collaboration,” SPARC and the Wikimedia Foundation’s Wikipedia Library are co-hosting a global, virtual edit-a-thon for Open Access-related content on Wikipedia.Continue
Added by Nick Shockey on September 2, 2015 at 4:00pm — No Comments
Open Access: a facilitator of knowledge generation
Open Access creates space for those who want to share knowledge to publish and provides access to the shared knowledge by those who need to use knowledge.
Open Access Week provides an opportunity for librarians to know what they stand for and do. It is also an opportunity to create awareness for faculty to publish research articles in Open Access Resources and for students and faculty to access the Open Access Resources.
Added by Dinah Koteikor Baidoo on August 10, 2015 at 9:30am — No Comments
At the University of Alberta Libraries, we’ve begun what we hope will become a tradition. For the past two years, we’ve included students in the University’s Department of Art & Design in our Open Access (OA) Week efforts. Students have created two important parts of OA…Continue
Added by Sarah Polkinghorne on August 9, 2015 at 12:30pm — No Comments
The highlight of the year for OA advocates is surely International Open Access Week; a central focal point when the worldwide community unites to celebrate achievements, to plan for the future and to extol the virtues of open access to new audiences. As a researcher heavily invested in open dissemination of research work, I always find it an important and interesting time.…Continue
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