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La revista electrónica del futuro y el modelo de publicación XML-JATS. REDALYC. (Eduardo Aguado - RedAlyc México)

La revista electrónica del futuro y el modelo de publicación XML-JATS. REDALYC.  (Eduardo Aguado - RedAlyc México)

Lunes 24 de octubre (11 a.m. Bogotá)

Added by Arianna Becerril García on October 21, 2016 at 4:12pm — No Comments

Conoce el Edificio "R" de Redalyc en la UAEM: quiénes y cómo hacen desde dentro.

Evento dentro del International Open Access Week. 

Jueves 27 de Octubre 12pm (CDT-Mexico City)

Síguelo en Periscope. Twitter @redalyc

Added by Arianna Becerril García on October 21, 2016 at 4:08pm — No Comments

Open Access Week 2016 in NUOS, Ukraine

October 26 at 14.00, the electronic reading room of the Scientific Library of Admiral Makarov National University of Shipbuilding is hosting the seminar and training session…


Added by Bondar Iryna on October 21, 2016 at 7:56am — No Comments

Open Science for Sustainability

By Kamila Markram, CEO of Frontiers

Science and technology drive modern society. Ever since the scientific revolution, we have been using scientific discovery and inventions to reach new shores, create wealth, provide food…


Added by Emily Barker on October 21, 2016 at 4:30am — No Comments

Moving open access into action

From discussion into action

For this year’s International Open Access (OA) Week, the focus is firmly on the practical. Its theme – ‘open in action’ – should encourage everyone with a stake in the open research agenda to take solid steps towards making research more openly available.…


Added by Neil Jacobs on October 20, 2016 at 8:51am — No Comments

"Bats Are really Cool Animals!" Teaching Academic Integrity

Great interview here from Retraction Watch (@RetractionWatch) about an adult submitting a child's paper for publication (as an experiment) -- and it being accepted:…


Added by Peaches Udoma on October 18, 2016 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Action for OA Week: Register and add Works to ORCID

The action I am taking for OA week is to promote ORCID.

Flyer in ppt attached.  First page below.



Added by Ann Viera on October 18, 2016 at 9:40am — No Comments

Open Access and Open Data at the American University in Cairo

The Library at the American University of Cairo is a supporter of Open Access. Among other things, we host an OA journal to showcase undergraduate research, URJe (the Undergraduate Research Journal).

Every year, AUC Libraries try to raise awareness of the importance of Open…


Added by Mark Muehlhaeusler on October 18, 2016 at 3:17am — No Comments

Conference Lithuanian Journals Meeting the Needs of Digital Scholarly Communication

25 October 2016  during International Open Access Week  2016 occurs a conference organised by

Research Council of Lithuania,  The Association of Lithuanian Serials,  ISM University of Management and Economics,  …


Added by Eleonora Dagienė on October 18, 2016 at 1:30am — No Comments

Après-midi collaborative le 17 octobre 2016 à la phonothèque de la MMSH

Le 17 octobre  2016 avec le soutien du programme européen Europeana Sounds, en plein coeur de l'Open Access Week, une après-midi dédiée à l'annotation des archives de la phonothèque de la MMSH.

Un ensemble d'entretiens a été placé sur Sound Cloud et la Playlist de la phonothèque de la MMSH compte une petite centaine d'enregistrements qui peuvent ainsi être commentés, tagués, introduits sur…


Added by Véronique Ginouvès on October 17, 2016 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Open Access Week 2016:GLA University,Mathura,India

This year first time we are going to celebrate Open Access Week with a Quiz which is specially design for clarify the facts and dispel the myths about Open Access. We are sure this will change the mind set of GLA University’s faculties, researchers and…


Added by Mamta Mishra on October 17, 2016 at 5:39am — No Comments

The 2nd SPARC Japan Seminar 2016 "Promoting Openness of Research Data: Incentive and Data Management"

The 2nd SPARC Japan Seminar 2016 entitled " Promoting Openness of Research Data: Incentive and Data Management " will be held on 26 October , in keeping with this year’s Open Access Week theme of “Open in Action”, and hosted by SPARC Japan and co-hosted by Research Data Utilization Forum. We will focus on research data and consider how the openness of scientific research data in Japan can be promoted through cooperation between librarians and researchers.

Please see…


Added by SPARC Japan on October 13, 2016 at 10:39pm — No Comments

Commit to Putting Open in Action this Open Access Week!

This year’s theme of “Open in Action” is all about taking concrete steps to open up research and scholarship and encouraging others to do the same.

We’ve created an Open Access Week action portal where you can indicate which key steps you’ll take to support Open Access this October and…


Added by Nick Shockey on October 12, 2016 at 1:30pm — 2 Comments

Open Access Week 2016 from Perú

Peru joins to Open Access week with three days of conferences

The main topics are :

  • October 24th: Open Science
  • October 25th: Open Education
  • October 26th: Open Government

The event will be broadcast live on…


Added by Said Castro on October 11, 2016 at 11:00pm — No Comments

Hellenic Academic Open Access E-textbooks -- The project "Kallipos" and its repository

I work for the "Kallipos" project, which is an open access repository with e-textbooks mainly in Greek.  Due to the publishing costs, we think that open access e-textbooks is the way to go, especially for Greece!    Even though in the beginning it was difficult to convince faculty members to convert their textbooks to e-textbooks, slowly they seem to embrace it and want to create more of the content that they teach into e-textbook! We only hope to get additional funding! Let me know if you…


Added by Christina Anastasopoulou on October 6, 2016 at 10:35am — No Comments

Ambassadeur de DOAJ pour la région Nord Africaine

En qualité d'Ambassadeur de DOAJ pour la région Nord Africaine. Notre mission s'inscrit dans le cadre de la promotion des bonnes pratiques et les principes de transparence dans l'édition des journaux en libre accès. Nous accompagnons les éditeurs pour indexer leurs journaux dans la base de…


Added by Kamel on October 5, 2016 at 2:21pm — No Comments

Open Access In Algeria

The Laboratory of Organic Materials at the University of Bejaia, in Algeria, will organize a workshop as part of the International Open Access Week. On Thursday, October 27th, 2016  a lecture will be held on Open Access In Algeria  at the University of Bejaia. …


Added by Kamel on October 5, 2016 at 11:44am — No Comments

OA Week 2016 in Austria

Visit the Open Science Event at Univeristy of Vienna on Tuesday, October 25: Find all details here:

Added by Guido Blechl on October 5, 2016 at 6:55am — No Comments

Open Access in Action
 Amsterdam- Science for Kids - Dutch Big Deals - Funding for Open Access journals

The three largest higher education institutions in Amsterdam will jointly organize a number of seminars as part of the International Open Access Week. On Monday 24 , Wednesday 26 and Thursday, October 27th, 2016 lectures will be held on Open Access at the Vrije Universiteit and the UvA and the HvA in Amsterdam. The language of the lectures is English.


‘Science edited for kids, by kids’. Open Access and societal impact.

Speaker: prof. dr. Berend Smit, École… Continue

Added by Arjan de Rooy on October 5, 2016 at 6:30am — No Comments

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