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Nick Shockey's Blog – September 2012 Archive (3)

How Open Is It? Draft Document for Open Access- Feedback Please!

Not all Open Access is created equal. To move beyond the seemingly simple question of “Is it Open Access?” PLOS, SPARC and OASPA have collaborated to develop a resource called “HowOpenIsIt?” This resource identifies the core components of open access (OA) and how they are implemented across the spectrum between "Open Access" and "Closed Access". We recognize there are philosophical disagreements regarding OA and this resource will not resolve those differences. 


We are seeking…

Added by Nick Shockey on September 25, 2012 at 6:36am — No Comments

SPARC and World Bank Announce Speakers for OA Week Kickoff Oct. 22

SPARC (The Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition) and the World Bank are pleased to announce the speakers for their co-sponsored kickoff event for Open Access Week 2012. The event will take place Monday, October 22, 4pm - 5:30pm, at the World Bank in Washington, DC. 

Added by Nick Shockey on September 24, 2012 at 9:51am — No Comments

Ask Preliminary Questions to Panelists for upcoming webcast: Connecting the Dots between Open Access and Open Educational Resources September

Below is information for our upcoming webcast. Please use the comment section below to leave your comments and questions for our panelists. 

Connecting the Dots between Open Access and Open Educational Resources


Another free SPARC online event

Thursday, September 27th, 2012

12:00 - 1:00PM EDT (…


Added by Nick Shockey on September 7, 2012 at 3:00am — No Comments

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