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a small example of OA for third world agriculture

Some years ago the Australian Commonwealth Government ceased funding the University of Sydney led Cooperative Research Centre for Sustainable Rice Production.  As the CRC was being closed the research reports (published and distributed in print) were to be tossed or pulped. On the initiative of one of the librarians at the University of Sydney all the research reports were scanned and loaded for open access on the…


Added by Ross Coleman on May 18, 2015 at 8:00pm — No Comments

Theme of 2015 International Open Access Week to be “Open for Collaboration”

SPARC (The Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition) today announced that the theme for this year’s 8th International Open Access Week will be “Open for Collaboration.” 

The theme highlights the ways in which collaboration both inspires and advances the Open Access movement—from the partnerships behind launching initiatives such as PLOS and ImpactStory, to the working relationships the community has established with policymakers that have delivered Open…


Added by Nick Shockey on March 4, 2015 at 10:37am — No Comments

2015 Open Access Week Advisory Committee

SPARC would like to thank the following members of the 2015 International Open Access Week Advisory Committee:



Ginny Barbour

Australian Open Access Support Group

Gerald Beasley…


Added by Nick Shockey on March 3, 2015 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Cloud Cover: A Favorable Forecast for Open Access in Agriculture

How is the cloud improving open access and open data in agriculture?

There is one important aspect of the cloud that is often overlooked, and in my opinion, will allow open access and open data for agriculture to thrive in achieving the fullest access and availability possible.

Read Cloud…


Added by Michael Marus on February 26, 2015 at 4:42pm — No Comments


I would like to share a little bit about Paperity and what the website has been up to since its launch. Paperity is a multidisciplinary aggregator of Open Access Journals and Papers which was launched in October 2014 and since then it has aggregated more than 2,200 journals and 400,000 multidisciplinary articles. What makes it unique is that it is both an aggregator and multidisciplinary. Through its full-text feature it eases the research process researchers and early career…


Added by Natalia Norori on January 30, 2015 at 8:59pm — No Comments


Socrates Journal invites Authors/Researchers and institutions to submit their research papers, manuscripts and proceedings for consideration of publication in the up-coming Issues of the Journal. SOCRATES is an international, multi-lingual, multi-disciplinary,refereed…


Added by Saurabh Chandra on December 19, 2014 at 12:38pm — No Comments

my first project!

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Added by deep kart on December 8, 2014 at 10:28pm — No Comments

best of open access Tanzania 2014

click here to see the best of open access Tanzania 2014

Added by Ayoub Msalilwa on November 23, 2014 at 4:24am — No Comments

Open Access to Research Data as a Driver for Open Science | RECODE Final Conference

Register here: ;

Location: National Documentation Centre (48, Vassileos Konstantinou Ave.) Athens, Greece.

The conference  aims to contribute to the ongoing dialogue on open science and open access to research data in particular by providing a forum for discussion that brings together an excellent line-up of…

Added by Vasso Kalaitzi on November 10, 2014 at 6:50am — No Comments


Added by Ayoub Msalilwa on November 1, 2014 at 4:47pm — No Comments

LSU Ambassadors

Added by Lupane State University on October 31, 2014 at 9:49am — No Comments

LSU Library ambassodors

Added by Lupane State University on October 31, 2014 at 9:44am — No Comments

University Librarian and Dean of Students celebratin OA

Added by Lupane State University on October 31, 2014 at 9:40am — No Comments

LSU Librarian and Library Staff

Added by Lupane State University on October 31, 2014 at 9:37am — No Comments

LSU Library Staff during OA preparations

Added by Lupane State University on October 31, 2014 at 9:32am — No Comments

LSU students during OA week

Added by Lupane State University on October 31, 2014 at 9:19am — No Comments

LSU Acc and Fin Students

Added by Lupane State University on October 31, 2014 at 9:14am — No Comments



Added by MARKO HINGI on October 28, 2014 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Open access week - CSUN content

We were lucky enough to have Donna Okubo from PLOS join us for Open Access festivities here at Cal State Northridge. In a blog post, I discuss open access, efforts in California to create OA mandates, CSUN's repository SOAR (ScholarWorks Open Access Repository) &c.…


Added by Andrew Weiss on October 28, 2014 at 12:25pm — No Comments

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