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October 2011 Blog Posts (66)

Awareness-raising of OA week on AJOL

Our thanks to SPARC for keeping the Open Access Week website flourishing!

African Journals OnLine (AJOL) is doing our bit to raise awareness of both Open Access as a valid publishing model in developing countries, and to inform our users about Open Access Week. To achieve the latter, we have replaced our usual featured country photos at the top of each page on our site (at with a banner linked to…


Added by Susan Murray on October 10, 2011 at 1:00am — No Comments

New OA Award

Electronic Publishing Trust for Development is launching an award for OA activists in developing countries. Full details at

Added by Derek Law on October 6, 2011 at 9:00am — No Comments

Celebration of Athabasca University Open Access Week, Oct 24-30, 2011.

Athabasca University is participating in its third international Open Access Week – October 24-30, 2011 – to broaden awareness and understanding of open access.

For Events, please visit our site at or e-mail  We look forward to seeing you…


Added by Tony Tin on October 5, 2011 at 10:45am — No Comments

What is open access and how to provide it?

[Reposted from the Higher EDucation Development Association (HEDDA) blog.]


1. Open access (OA) is not synonymous with OA publishing (gold OA). OA means…


Added by Stevan Harnad on October 2, 2011 at 4:00am — No Comments

Like its Harvard model, Princeton Open Access Policy needs to add immediate-deposit requirement, with no waiver option

1. First, congratulations to Princeton University (my graduate alma mater!) for adopting an open access mandate: a copyright-reservation policy, adopted by unanimous faculty vote.

2. Princeton is following in the footsteps of Harvard in adopting the copyright-reservation policy pioneered by Stuart Shieber and Peter…


Added by Stevan Harnad on October 2, 2011 at 1:30am — No Comments

How to publish a scientific article: tools and techniques to promote OA in public health.

This event is part of the training activity of the European project NECOBELAC

fostering OA publishing in public health through a network of collaborating institutions  in Europe and Latin America



Added by Paola De Castro on October 1, 2011 at 3:00am — 1 Comment

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