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Nick Shockey's Blog – October 2012 Archive (9)

R2RC Partners with PhD Comics for Open Access Week Video!

It's already been such a lively, interactive, and productive Open Access Week 2012. And now the Right to Research Coalition just launched an amazing video in collaboration with PhD Comics to really wrap up the week nicely. The video entitled “Open Access Explained!” is the perfect resource to…


Added by Nick Shockey on October 26, 2012 at 4:15am — No Comments

Now Online: SPARC/World Bank Open Access Week 2012 Kickoff Webcast “Perspectives on Open Access: Practice, Progress and Pitfalls”

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Monday, October 22, 2012

4:00 PM to 5:30 PM

Washington, DC

On Monday October 22nd SPARC and The World Bank Co-sponsored an event entitled “Perspectives on Open Access: Practice, Progress and Pitfalls” at the World Bank. This event served as a kickstart to the sixth Open Access Week.

The distinguished panel of speakers was comprised of experts from the broad range of stakeholders in…


Added by Nick Shockey on October 23, 2012 at 8:44am — No Comments

OA Week 2012 in Full Swing

Check out Heather Joseph's, Excutive Director of SPARC, blog post on OA Week 2012. Snippet below with link to full text:

Open Access Week 2012 is underway, and we here at SPARC are watching with delight as the buzz from the announcements, events, contests, launches, and just plain cool activities underway in the community continues to grow.

Now in its 6th year, SPARC’s Open Access Week, an annual, global event that promotes the adoption of Open Access as the new…


Added by Nick Shockey on October 23, 2012 at 6:30am — No Comments

New OA collaboration: BioOne, Dartmouth and other leading research universities launch Elementa: Science of the Anthropocene

This week, BioOne and Dartmouth announced the upcoming launch of Elementa: Science of the Anthropocene, a new open-access publishing program. Elementa was created through a collaboration among BioOne, Dartmouth, and several other leading research universities, and will publish original research that will report new knowledge of the Earth's physical, chemical, and biological systems during this era of human impacts. Elementa will publish contributions that explore feedbacks between…


Added by Nick Shockey on October 23, 2012 at 6:30am — No Comments

ESF-EMRC Science Policy Briefing "Open Access in Biomedical Research"

Just in time for Open Access Week 2012 the European Medical Research Councils (EMRC) of the European Science Foundation (ESF) have now finalized their Science Policy Briefing on Open Access in Biomedical Research. This report aims to accelerate the adoption of open access to research articles in the biomedical sciences.…


Added by Nick Shockey on October 23, 2012 at 3:18am — No Comments

Welcome to the first day of Open Access Week 2012!

There are lots of great events being posted here-- please see what is going on your area.

Today also marks the World Bank and SPARC kickoff event. This live-streamed event is a great place to start if you are having problems coming up with things to do. This event will be recorded, and features a Q&A portal and live blog for…


Added by Nick Shockey on October 22, 2012 at 2:00am — No Comments

HowOpenIsIt? Open Access Spectrum Guide Released in time for OA Week 2012!

In preparation for Open Access Week (October 22-28), we are issuing the final version of the Open Access Spectrum Guide (OAS) today so that people can download and print it for their use next week and beyond. This resource outlines the core components of open access (e.g., reader rights, reuse rights,…


Added by Nick Shockey on October 19, 2012 at 10:51am — No Comments

Peter Suber's New Book "Open Access"

Please take a look at Peter Suber's new book, Open Access. In it he chronicles the many advantages the Internet provides in getting ideas out there. He's also posting updates and supplements to this book on his website. This is a great Open Access tool!…


Added by Nick Shockey on October 18, 2012 at 5:00am — 1 Comment

New Guide for OA Good Practices launched

Please utilize this great new resource created by Peter Suber and Stuart M. Shieber to showcase best practices in University OA Policies.

Added by Nick Shockey on October 18, 2012 at 3:22am — No Comments

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