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* Want to see what people did last year for ideas for this year? Check out last year's archive.

 

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The 2nd SPARC Japan Seminar 2017 "Preprint and Open Access" on October 30

The 2nd SPARC Japan Seminar 2017 entitled "Preprint and Open Access" will be held on 30 October, hosted by SPARC Japan, in keeping with this year’s Open Access Week theme of “Open in order to…”. We will review the role and management of the preprint servers in these 30 years and discuss how to contribute to the advancement of scientific research and the issues concerning the importance of the commercial publication, sustainable models of the publication and the quality…

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Posted by SPARC Japan on October 17, 2017 at 8:27pm

Theme of 2017 International Open Access Week to be “Open in order to…”

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…

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Posted by Nick Shockey on April 24, 2017 at 11:30am

From Nairobi to the World: Open Access Week 2016

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…

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Posted by Lilian Juma on February 20, 2017 at 6:00am

Take Action with the new Open Access Button

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…

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Posted by Chealsye Bowley on October 28, 2016 at 8:31am

Introducing oaDOI: resolve a DOI straight to OA

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…

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Posted by The Impactstory team on October 28, 2016 at 7:30am

Prioritizing Open Science in the Next Administration

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…

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Posted by Katherine Garcia on October 27, 2016 at 10:00am

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Bianca Amaro: Protección de derechos de autor y uso de licencias Creative Commons at Mexico

October 26, 2017 from 11am to 12pm
En el marco de la décima semana internacional de Acceso Abierto la UNAM ofrece un amplio programa de actividades para promover los beneficios del Acceso Abierto en particular, y de la cultura abierta en lo general.Como parte de dicho programa, la DGTIC-UNAM, ofrece un ciclo de video-conferencias denominado: UNAM UNLOCKED, sobre temas vinculados con el acceso abierto y la ciencia abierta.Las video-conferencias serán impartidas por reconocidos expertos internacionales: …See More
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Antonio Sánchez Pereyra: Presentación del Portal Scielo-México at am

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En el marco de la décima semana internacional de Acceso Abierto la UNAM ofrece un amplio programa de actividades para promover los beneficios del Acceso Abierto en particular, y de la cultura abierta en lo general.Como parte de dicho programa, la DGTIC-UNAM, ofrece un ciclo de video-conferencias denominado: UNAM UNLOCKED, sobre temas vinculados con el acceso abierto y la ciencia abierta.Las video-conferencias serán impartidas por reconocidos expertos internacionales: …See More
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Patricia Muñoz: LA Referencia a cinco años de operación at Mexico

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En el marco de la décima semana internacional de Acceso Abierto la UNAM ofrece un amplio programa de actividades para promover los beneficios del Acceso Abierto en particular, y de la cultura abierta en lo general.Como parte de dicho programa, la DGTIC-UNAM, ofrece un ciclo de video-conferencias denominado: UNAM UNLOCKED, sobre temas vinculados con el acceso abierto y la ciencia abierta.Las video-conferencias serán impartidas por reconocidos expertos internacionales: …See More
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Lluís Angalda: Difícil panorama del acceso abierto en el contexto de la ciencia abierta at Mexico

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En el marco de la décima semana internacional de Acceso Abierto la UNAM ofrece un amplio programa de actividades para promover los beneficios del Acceso Abierto en particular, y de la cultura abierta en lo general.Como parte de dicho programa, la DGTIC-UNAM, ofrece un ciclo de video-conferencias denominado: UNAM UNLOCKED, sobre temas vinculados con el acceso abierto y la ciencia abierta.Las video-conferencias serán impartidas por reconocidos expertos internacionales: …See More
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Adolfo Rodríguez-Gallardo: Redes de colaboración científica en el marco de la ciencia abierta at Mexico

October 27, 2017 from 11am to 12pm
En el marco de la décima semana internacional de Acceso Abierto la UNAM ofrece un amplio programa de actividades para promover los beneficios del Acceso Abierto en particular, y de la cultura abierta en lo general.Como parte de dicho programa, la DGTIC-UNAM, ofrece un ciclo de video-conferencias denominado: UNAM UNLOCKED, sobre temas vinculados con el acceso abierto y la ciencia abierta.Las video-conferencias serán impartidas por reconocidos expertos internacionales: …See More
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The Truth about Open Access Publishing at Canada

October 24, 2017 from 12pm to 1pm
Ten years ago, Athabasca University established the first open access university press in Canada. At the time, very few publishers were experimenting with open access as a publishing model and people had a lot of questions about how it would work. We could only guess at some of the answers because we were the first press experimenting with the model. Now, as we celebrate our tenth anniversary, it is time to revisit some of those questions, provide fuller answers, and shed a little light on the…See More
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Open Access Week 2017 in the Maksymovych Scientific Library at Ukraine

October 23, 2017 to October 27, 2017
The Maksymovych Scientific Library of the Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv preparing a series of varied information and practical actions, welcoming to visit all interested persons. In particular, we are waiting for a visit from representatives of the “Wikimedia Ukraine”, with whom we will start a Wikimaraphon to create articles about the academic periodical resources of the University; DOAJ Editor in Ukraine, who will prompt representatives of the editorial offices of the…See More
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Open Access Week 2017 in The Scientific and Technical Library National Technical University of Ukraine “Igor Sikorsky Kyiv Polytechnic Institute” at Ukraine

October 23, 2017 at 6pm to October 27, 2017 at 7pm
Program:23 October 2017Flashmob “Unlock the Door”14.00 - Knowledge Square 23 October 2017Workshop “Public Access Online Courses in the Modern Educational Process”by Radmila Segol18.00 - BelkaSpace, Floor 3 24 October 2017Workshop “ArXiv For Researchers: Scope for Searching and Publishing” by Valentyna Andruschenko15.00 - Room 10, Floor 424 October 2017Lecture “Why Is It Essential - To Share Your Knowledge?…See More
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ResearchGate is at the Epicenter of Legal Controversy, as Large Publishers Sue it over Copyright Infringements

Published Online: 2017-10-09URL: http://openscience.com/researchgate-is-at-the-epicenter-of-legal-controversy-as-large-publishers-sue-it-over-copyright-infringements/While global publishing companies, e.g., Elsevier, Wiley and Brill, take ResearchGate to court over scientific article sharing, transition to Open Access can unshackle communication…See More
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Tension and Risk in Open Scholarship: A Conversation at Canada

October 26, 2017 from 5pm to 8pm
Spurred by the need to make research and education accessible to all, the open movement has gained ground as the Internet evolved to enable easy sharing of different forms of media and scholarship. Open practices are enabling faculty, staff and students at educational institutions in British Columbia and beyond to reduce barriers to research and education by opening their classrooms, incorporating new resources and perspectives, broadly sharing their data, and contributing to public knowledge.…See More
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Histoires sonores de la phonothèque de la MMSH libres d'écoute... at France

October 22, 2017 to October 27, 2017
La semaine de l'Open Access Week est l'occasion de mettre en avant des archives sonores libres de droit ou qui sont dédiées avant l'heure au domaine public. Les fichiers placés en CC-0 sur SoundCloud pourront être aussi relayés sur HistoryPin : https://www.historypin.org/en/person/81663Lundi : https://phonotheque.hypotheses.org/22785Mardi :…See More
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Unisa Open Scholarship Seminar at South Africa

October 26, 2017 from 8:30am to 1:30pm
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