In conjunction with this year’s Open Access Week Advisory Committee, SPARC today announces the theme for this year’s 10th International Open Access Week, to be held October 23-29, will be “Open in order to…”.
This year’s theme is an invitation to answer the question of what…Continue
Posted by Nick Shockey on April 24, 2017 at 11:30am
Training-the-Trainers of Open Access
The Open Access landscape is changing. As advocates, we ought to be up-to-date with these changes. This is about the Train-the-Trainer platform adopted for Nairobi’s Open Access Week 2016. Inspired by this year’s Open Access Week theme, Open in Action, I thought of a platform where researchers, librarians, students and others who have committed to working in Open could share their experiences on…Continue
Posted by Lilian Juma on February 20, 2017 at 6:00am
What better way to take action during Open Access Week than by starting a request for an article or dataset you need? The Open Access Button is here to help!
The Open Access Button has released a new Button for Open Access Week - a simpler, more effective way to get find and request research with the press of a button.
Find and request articles and…Continue
Posted by Chealsye Bowley on October 28, 2016 at 8:31am
Most papers that are free-to-read are available thanks to “green OA” copies posted in institutional or subject repositories. The fact these copies are available for free is fantastic because anyone can read the research, but it does present a major challenge: given the DOI of a paper, how can we find the open version, given there are so many different…Continue
Posted by The Impactstory team on October 28, 2016 at 7:30am
During the last eight years, the Obama Administration has embodied this year’s theme of “Open in Action.” The president and his team came into office with a strong public commitment to open government, and have demonstrated a commitment to open science as part of that agenda. As we approach the 2016 presidential election, the Center for Open Data Enterprise, a nonprofit organization based in Washington, DC, is working to ensure that open science…Continue
Posted by Katherine Garcia on October 27, 2016 at 10:00am
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 85 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
Posted by COAPI Steering Committee on October 27, 2016 at 9:00am
Springer Nature’s annual one-day conference brings together researchers from all stages of their career to discuss advances and opportunities in research data. Primarily aimed at enabling early caree…
Organized by Springer Nature | Type: conference
Research is becoming progressively more open, transparent and accessible to society. Open Science is all about making publications free to access (Open Access), rendering data and code available to r…