You are warmly invited to SPARC Europe Open Session in conjunction with the Pre-LIBER conference in Munich, Germany, the 25th of June at 2.30pm-5.30pm.
Venue: Hilton Park Hotel Am Tucherpark 7, 80538.
We will discuss how libraries can make open access work now that open access is moving into the mainstream. Can libraries/universities reallocate funds from the big deals to the support of open access publishing? Speakers for this topic are:
Prof. Björn Brembs,…
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I am a novice when it comes to open access, so I look forward to learning a lot this week. The question I would like to answer is ... how do I explain 'open access' options to colleagues working in conservation? These friends are academics, journalists and goverment officials. That said, it's been difficult to get these fans of email attachments onto the social web. That said, I believe that sharing and remixing are the future so we might as well get good at…Continue
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Starting with the Open Access Week 2012, the Romanian information specialists, researchers, funding agencies and interested parties are the beneficiaries of a new portal dedicated to Open Access advocacy: www.acces-deschis.ro (beta version).
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There are lots of great events being posted here-- please see what is going on your area.
Today also marks the World Bank and SPARC kickoff event. This live-streamed event is a great place to start if you are having problems coming up with things to do. This event will be recorded, and features a Q&A portal and live blog for…
Added by Andrea Higginbotham on October 22, 2012 at 9:00am — No Comments
To celebrate Open Access Week 2012, I would like to share with you my LibGuides as follows:-
Open Access, A2K & Scholarly Communication:
Open Educational Resources:
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This year for the Open Access Week, the University of Liege (ULg) and its Library have launched a large campaign for information:
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We are thrilled to announce the publication of "The Denton Declaration: An Open Data Manifesto."
The Declaration was developed in the wake of UNT's 3rd Annual Open Access Symposium by a national panel of leaders in research data management. The Declaration emphatically states a vision for openness in research data that bridges the converging interests of diverse stakeholders and promotes collaboration, transparency,…Continue
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eLife, the new open-access journal for outstanding scientific advancements, has published its first four research articles.
First announced in summer 2011, eLife is a researcher-led initiative for the best in science and science communication. Backed by the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, the Max Planck Society, and the Wellcome Trust, the initiative’s first aim is to launch an open-access journal for outstanding advances in life science and…Continue
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"On 27th September 2012 the Imperial College SciCommForum held a follow up discussion on open access to publicly funded research in response to the Finch Report and RCUK Policy.
We were joined by Mark Thorley (NERC, RCUK) and Professor Stephen Curry (Imperial College) and Richard Van Noorden (Nature News) chaired the discussion. We had representatives from HEFCE, Wellcome Trust, RLUK, MRC, NIMR, Imperial College Library - and more - in the audience, and the discussion…Continue
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Mendeley: Social Networking for Your Research
Monday, October 22, 12 noon to 1 pm
Ballroom, William Pitt Union
Mendeley is an academic social network and citation manager that helps scholars organize research, collaborate online, and discover the latest research. With Mendeley, faculty and students can create citations and bibliographies, read and annotate papers, and make…
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In a breakthrough for Africa, the 10th annual Berlin Open Access Conference will be taking place on the continent for the first time later this year, with Stellenbosch University (SU) as host.
The prestigious gathering will be taking place at the Stellenbosch Institute for Advanced Study (STIAS) from 7 to 8 November. It will be preceded by a preconference on the practical implementation of open access principles on 6 November.Continue
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Washington, DC – SPARC (The Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition) and the World Bank have announced they will co-sponsor the kickoff event for Open Access Week 2012 on Monday October 22nd in Washington, DC. The live event will take place at the state of the art World Bank facilities and will host a Liveblog and Webcast via live.worldbank.org for those who cannot attend in person. The event…
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Registration is now open for the Berlin 10 Open Access Conference, to be held at the Wallenberg Research Centre, Stellenbosch Institute for Advanced Study (STIAS), Stellenbosch, South Africa from 7-8 November 2012. Registration is also open for Pre-conference Workshops to be presented on 6 November 2012. The theme of the Conference is Networked scholarship in a networked world: participation in Open Access. The programme will be made available on the Berlin 10 Open Access Conference…Continue
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SPARC (the Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition) announces this year's theme is "Set the Default to Open Access" for Open Access Week (October 22 – 28, 2012). Our first online event to launch this year’s events will be a webcast with three speakers who will showcase the state of open access in each of their countries.
Please join us Tuesday June 19th at 10am Eastern US Time! RSVP at …Continue
Added by Andrea Higginbotham on June 15, 2012 at 10:30am — No Comments
Welcome and hello from SPARC! We are looking forward to another action-packed OA Week on October 22-28th!
It’s been an amazing year for Open Access across the globe so what better way to continue progress than to get inspired for your own OA Week events! Use our many downloadable files available to personalize your own events with posters, stickers, and tons of OA information. It’s…Continue
Advances in Open Access à la Nature Publishing Group
With its recent launch of Light: Science and Applications, an open access (OA) physical sciences journal, and several more OA…Continue
Added by MyScienceWork on April 25, 2012 at 6:08am — No Comments
The moment has come when all the thoughts, ideas, the initiatives and the best experiences concerning Open Access to find a streamlined expression capable to set in motion a vector for actions in Romania.
To this purpose, The Understanding of Open Access has been launched. It is a document with a double significance: “understanding” as a consensual agreement among the signatories and “understanding” meaning a good apprehension of the concepts behind…
Added by Nicolaie Constantinescu on March 20, 2012 at 6:59am — No Comments