Open Access: a facilitator of knowledge generation
Open Access creates space for those who want to share knowledge to publish and provides access to the shared knowledge by those who need to use knowledge.
Open Access Week provides an opportunity for librarians to know what they stand for and do. It is also an opportunity to create awareness for faculty to publish research articles in Open Access Resources and for students and faculty to access the Open Access Resources.
Added by Dinah Koteikor Baidoo on August 10, 2015 at 2:30am — No Comments
At the University of Alberta Libraries, we’ve begun what we hope will become a tradition. For the past two years, we’ve included students in the University’s Department of Art & Design in our Open Access (OA) Week efforts. Students have created two important parts of OA…Continue
Added by Sarah Polkinghorne on August 9, 2015 at 5:30am — No Comments
The highlight of the year for OA advocates is surely International Open Access Week; a central focal point when the worldwide community unites to celebrate achievements, to plan for the future and to extol the virtues of open access to new audiences. As a researcher heavily invested in open dissemination of research work, I always find it an important and interesting time.…Continue
Added by Martin Paul Eve on August 5, 2015 at 2:30am — No Comments