All Blog Posts Tagged 'open' (64)

Make sharing the new norm this Open Access Week

Publishing open access provides greater visibility, leads to more citations and helps develop research on a global scale. We asked early career researcher …

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Added by Zita Balogh on October 21, 2014 at 11:30am — No Comments

5 open access journals for open source enthusiasts

by Joshua Holm

The ever rising cost of academic journals is a major burden for researchers. Academic libraries cannot always keep up with increases in subscription fees causing libraries to drop journals from their collection. This makes it harder for students and professors to quickly and easily access the information they need. Inter-library loan…

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Added by Jen Wike Huger on October 21, 2014 at 9:37am — No Comments

JATS 4 Reuse working group launch first public event

Join us in a Google Hangout on Wednesday 22nd October (4pm UTC;  11an EDT and 8a, PDT) to discuss these issues: …

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Added by Melissa Harrison on October 10, 2014 at 8:30am — No Comments

Paperity, the first multi-disciplinary aggregator of Open Access journals and papers was launched!

Paperity. Keep on top of recent discoveries and never hit a paywall

Paperity is the first multi-disciplinary aggregator of peer-reviewed Open Access journals and papers that aims to connect authors with readers.…

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Added by Natalia Norori on October 8, 2014 at 2:29pm — No Comments

The 3rd SPARC Japan Seminar 2014 "Science for Generation OPEN".

SPARC Japan hosts a seminar on 21 October 2014 (1:30-5 p.m. Japan time) titled "Science for Generation Open".

The third SPARC Japan Seminar of 2014, in keeping with this year’s Open Access Week theme of “Generation Open”, will focus on the various activities being taken by “Generation Open” in Japan. “Generation Open”, describes early-career researchers and future…

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Added by Ikuko TSUCHIDE on October 6, 2014 at 4:45am — No Comments

New Open Access Guide to Launching an OA Journal: The OA Journal Starter Kit

The Scholastica team would like to share an open access ebook we created in response to inquiries we've received about how to launch an OA journal—The OA Journal Starter Kit. This succinct CC BY ebook guide encompasses all of the information needed to get an OA journal off the ground, cultivate a readership, and attract submissions and…

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Added by Danielle Padula on October 3, 2014 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Open Access Week Planning Webcast Today

You can join the webcast using the following URLhttp://www.visualwebcaster.com/event.asp?id=99435. If you haven't already, please register below so we have an accurate list of participants and can follow up with additional information.

Join us on Monday, May 19th, at 2:30pm EDT (7:30pm BST) for a one-hour webcast to help kickoff your planning for this year's International Open Access…

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Added by Andrea Higginbotham on May 19, 2014 at 11:21am — 1 Comment

SPARC Open Access Meeting Innovation Fair Projects Showcase OA Week ideas

At this week's SPARC Open Access Meeting in Kansas City, MO two Innovation Fair participants presented projects to get more people involved in Open Access Week.

One from Robyn Hall at MacEwan University Library - she created an Open Access Comedy Festival to draw people.

And one from Fred Roscoe…

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Added by Andrea Higginbotham on March 7, 2014 at 2:57pm — No Comments

SPARC Open Access Meeting Innovation Fair Projects Showcase OA Week ideas

At this week's SPARC Open Access Meeting in Kansas City, MO two Innovation Fair participants presented projects to get more people involved in Open Access Week.

One from Robyn Hall at MacEwan University Library - she created an Open Access Comedy Festival to draw people.

And one from Fred Roscoe…

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Added by Andrea Higginbotham on March 7, 2014 at 2:57pm — No Comments

Watch the SPARC Open Access Meeting LIVE

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Washington, DC – The Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition (SPARC) is pleased to announce panel topics and to invite participants to register for the Spring event set to take place in Kansas City, Missouri on March 3-4, 2014.

The past year has seen growing momentum on many fronts of the movement towards "open". Advances in the…

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Added by Andrea Higginbotham on March 3, 2014 at 10:31am — 1 Comment

Open Peer Review of Web Writing Book (675+ comments) during Open Access Week

Join readers in posting comments (over 675 to date) during the open peer review phase of Web Writing: Why and How for Liberal Arts Teaching and Learning, an open access book-in-progress under contract with…

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Added by Jack Dougherty on October 22, 2013 at 4:43pm — No Comments

OpenEI.org is an Open Energy Data Platform for sharing and accessing world wide energy data!

OpenEI is making a profound impact on the world’s energy transformation by providing data access, generative data use, key knowledge derivation tools, and synthetic datasets that will help inform policy, purchase, build, and business decisions. Our community-based platform is a core competency for the world, the U.S. Department of Energy and its laboratories, providing a high-degree of value for building knowledge and datasets, connecting and structuring data via linked open data standards,…

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Added by Debbie Brodt-Giles on October 22, 2013 at 2:22pm — No Comments

The "Publishing Open Access with IEEE" webinar is tomorrow!

Open Access (OA) publishing is steadily changing the scholarly research landscape. While OA has made it easier for the public to access the latest scientific and technical research for free, the process and choices for authors may feel more complex. This webinar will answer your questions on things like licensing, journal integrity, impact factor, and how to reach established audiences within relevant technical…
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Added by IEEE on October 21, 2013 at 11:30am — No Comments

Open Access: Towards Fairer Access to Research

My article  “Open Access: Towards Fairer Access to Research” is up on the Impact of Social Sciences blog.

There I argue that practical and sustainable ways of increasing access to scholarly materials will require a more thorough transformation of the…

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Added by Ernesto Priego on October 21, 2013 at 11:25am — No Comments

Register for the October 22nd "Publishing Open Access with IEEE" webinar!

Open Access (OA) publishing is steadily changing the scholarly research landscape. While OA has made it easier for the public to access the latest scientific and technical research for free, the process and choices for authors may feel more complex. This webinar will answer your questions on things like licensing, journal integrity, impact factor, and how to reach established audiences within relevant technical communities.
 
On October 22, 2013, watch Karen…
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Added by IEEE on October 16, 2013 at 11:30am — No Comments

Translating 'Set the default to open'

Greetings, all! I have two big questions for the Open Access community:

1) What type font does Open Access use in its logo? If possible, I'd like to match it in some of the fan art I'm making for the big week.

2) How do you translate the seminal phrase 'Set the default to open' in other languages? I'd like to start with Spanish ('Establecer el valor predeterminado a abierto') but I…

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Added by Ron Mader on October 7, 2013 at 5:02pm — 3 Comments

Open Access Week 2013 Planning - start posting your events now

Whether your events are focused on getting faculty and students informed on Open Access Issues or if you want to promote Open Access projects your campus has begun, start planning and posting your events now to get maximum participation! And don't forget to post your events on the Wiki page as well. This is useful because it…

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Added by Andrea Higginbotham on August 27, 2013 at 11:00am — No Comments

SPARC Webcast Demystifying Hackathon's with Brian Glanz now Available

On our August 6, 2013 webcast our guest speaker, Brian Glanz, showed us that Hackathons are not just for the technologists. Open Access Week is now just around the corner (October 21-27) and a Hackathon is a great way to stir interest, involvement, and possibly create finished projects using Open Access content.

Our guest speaker, Brian Glanz, is the founder of the Open Science Federation and co-founder of the American chapter of the Open Knowledge Foundation. With…

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Added by Andrea Higginbotham on August 20, 2013 at 1:59pm — No Comments

Negative results or contributions to knowledge?

Negative results are to be expected in experimental science. Most researchers have lab books and files full of negative data, blurry gel photos and graphs showing no significant differences. When I was still working at the bench, the normal procedure was to shelve this data and keep working until you…

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Added by Jo Young on August 12, 2013 at 7:30pm — No Comments

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