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Featured Blog Posts – October 2018 Archive (5)

Open Science Panama Declaration: Latin America going beyond Open Access

Last Monday October 22nd a group of advocates and civil Society organizations, called by Fundación Karisma, met

at Panama City to discuss the role of Open Science in Latin America’s development. Among the participants there

were a variety of activists and researchers on digital rights, citizen science, open access, free software and open

education from at least eleven countries. Our main goal: to elaborate…

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Added by Ivonne Lujano on October 24, 2018 at 11:00pm — No Comments

Feeling Part of Something

I believe that all of us, in one way or another, seek to feel part of something, be it a group of friends, an activity, or an idea of our own or shared with others. However, how can we be part of something when this interconnected world allows us to reach all places but omits the particular culture of each of those societies? How can we participate and try to communicate if our languages are different? This is a challenge not only in our spoken languages, but also in our technological,…
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Added by Ricardo Antonio Hartley on October 23, 2018 at 5:00pm — 1 Comment

COAPI: Making Open Access Policies Work

The Coalition of Open Access Policy Institutions (COAPI) is a membership organization that has been working since 2011 to advance the promotion, passage, and implementation of Open Access policies at institutions of higher education. Membership in COAPI now includes over 100 institutions. Membership carries no dues and is open to all North American institutions with policies in place, or those working to pass policies. The COAPI website at (…

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Added by COAPI Steering Committee on October 22, 2018 at 2:00pm — No Comments

SPARC’s Efforts to Help "Design Equitable Foundations for Open Knowledge"

An important goal of this year’s theme for International Open Access Week is to encourage ongoing discussion about how we build equity into the foundation of systems for producing and distributing knowledge. This year has been marked by important developments that underscore that the shift toward open is well underway, and the discussions this week around the intersection of open and equity come at an important time, as…

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Added by Nick Shockey on October 22, 2018 at 1:30pm — No Comments

From Statistics to Humans with a Voice

Earlier this year I visited Área Reconquista, a poor heavily polluted neighbourhood in the suburbs of Buenos Aires, with a group of people who have an interest in community science. We were planning to co-develop an open project on air quality monitoring with the community. It was an important day, as we were…
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Added by Julieta Arancio on October 22, 2018 at 8:30am — No Comments

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