Over the last two decades, enabling Open Access has become a major objective for funders, universities, and research institutions alike leading to the rapid growth of open access journals and repositories. At its simplest OA means free and unrestricted access to research and scholarly output without any or minimal legal implications. Open Access resources are available online free to anyone willing to read it. OA shatters…Continue
Added by Monali Ghosh on February 23, 2022 at 8:14am — No Comments
With the rapid advancement of digitalization, the future of textbooks is unlikely to be a printed, rigid form. Especially after the havoc Covid-19 created, the world is ready to shift towards an online and digital means of education, and Open Educational Resources are sure to play an important role in this transformation.
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El acceso abierto no se trata solo de dar a los lectores acceso sin barreras a la investigación, también se trata de dar a los investigadores acceso sin barreras a la publicación de su investigación. Las barreras para que los investigadores publiquen pueden incluir altas tarifas de publicación (Article Processing Charge, APC), falta de apoyo para escribir y publicar en el…Continue
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In this post we thought we would discuss how the Public Knowledge Project builds structural equity through multilingualism - specifically, by providing the opportunity and means to translate our software, and to ensure that translations are made available to the community worldwide.
Software interfaces translated to various languages have to be designed with special care.PKP’s…Continue
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Open Access Week 2021:
Open access (OA) refers to free, unrestricted online access to research outputs such as journal articles and books. Open Access content is available to all, with no access fees.
AOSIS is an open access publisher, which means that all content is freely available without charge to the reader. Readers are allowed to read, download, copy, distribute, print,…Continue
Added by Louw Lombaard on October 29, 2021 at 2:53am — No Comments
Open Access week offers a valuable opportunity for scholars and the research community to engage with each other, discuss, share, and promote the potential benefits of open access publishing. Open Access research is free to read, copy, reuse and distribute. Studies have shown that open access content attracts more attention than non-open access content.
Benefits of open access publishing include:
Added by Louw Lombaard on October 28, 2021 at 10:22pm — No Comments
Building knowledge equity: the opportunities of open research data
The webinar will be held online on 28 October 2021 from 9.30 to 12.00 (CEST), on the occasion of the International Open access week 2021.
Link to the streaming: https://meet.garr.it/en/live/ycidznccnt…Continue
Added by Silvia Bello on October 27, 2021 at 8:30pm — No Comments
CloudSource OA makes it easy for your library to take advantage of the growing body of Open Access content available today. Get access to a comprehensive collection of vetted, quality OA articles, journals, eBooks, OER and more delivered seamlessly and intuitively to your end users.
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SEMANA INTERNACIONAL DE ACCESO ABIERTO 2021…
Added by Maria Vanesa Doria on October 27, 2021 at 12:54am — No Comments
Este año con el lema: Importa como abrimos el conocimiento: construyendo equidad estructural. MODALIDAD ASÍNCRONICA.
Agenda de hoy:
✴ Pildora Informativa: …Continue
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En el proceso de validación y certificación del conocimiento científico, emergen las diferentes casas editoriales que dominan la industria…Continue
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This year’s International Open Access Week theme “It Matters How We Open Knowledge: Building Structural Equity” highlights the individual and collective action required in our approach, decisions, actions, and investments in knowledge sharing to ensure that equity is foundational. Pursuing structural equity requires global conversations and collaboration to understand the different needs that different communities have in knowledge sharing systems and design…Continue
Added by Lese Fandel on October 25, 2021 at 8:30am — No Comments
The theme for this year’s OA Week, “It Matters How We Open Knowledge: Building Structural Equity,” invites the academic community to weigh the current state of OA and what’s needed to promote greater Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) throughout the research ecosystem. At Scholastica, we were particularly drawn to the phrase…Continue
Added by Danielle Padula on October 25, 2021 at 7:59am — No Comments
A las 10:00 hs comenzamos la Semana Internacional de Acceso Abierto. Este año con el lema Importa como abrimos el conocimiento: construyendo equidad estructural.
MODALIDAD ASÍNCRONICA. Agenda de hoy:
After several years of civil war in Somalia, collaborations on global health between researchers at seven Somali and five Swedish universities have now been resumed. One part of this work is the launching of the Somali Health Action Journal during the International Open Access Week, which for this year goes under the theme of building structural equity for everyone to produce and access published science. Text by Susanne Sjöberg.…
Added by Jan Eklöf on October 25, 2021 at 1:03am — No Comments
This week we celebrate Open Access Week, a global event entering its fourteenth year already! Open Access Week 2021 will be held from 25 – 31 October, with the official theme “It Matters How We Open Knowledge: Building Structural Equity.”
Open Access week offers a valuable opportunity for scholars and the research community to engage with each other, discuss, share, and promote the potential benefits of open access publishing. Open Access research is free to read, copy, reuse…Continue
Added by Louw Lombaard on October 24, 2021 at 11:59pm — No Comments
Happy Open Access Week!
We are excited to announce our new, collaborative initiative to better navigate the complexities of Open Access, with the launch of our very own user group ChronosClub.
Read more about our user group and how it promotes open access here: …
Added by Vivi Billesoe on October 24, 2021 at 10:03pm — No Comments
CLACSO in OAWeek 2021 - CLACSO en la Semana Internacional del Acceso Abierto 2021Continue
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