A new project is gathering together stories of success involving open access:
The stories “…range across Europe, across disciplines and across stakeholders but all share a common core value – that access to freely available research online can change lives and, perhaps, change the world.”
Check out these stories at Open Access Success Stories!
In celebration of the 5th annual Open Access Week let’s recognize those UofS authors who have chosen to support open access publications!
Here is a list of UofS author, editors, and reviewers of Hindawi open access publications in the last two years:
And here is a list of work published with BioMed Central in the last 12 months by researchers at University of Saskatchewan:
Thank you all!
Open Access Week 2011 runs Oct 24-30! See the openaccessweek.org website for lots of details.
For the third year running Natural Sciences Library has a display in the cabinet to celebrate OA Week… and this year staff will be wearing special t-shirts in support of Open Access on Tues Oct 25. Come by and check them out!
Some special online events:
Follow the links to register for these free webcasts.
New Directions in Scholarly Communication
When: Monday, October 24: 1pm-4pm EDT
The State of Open Access and the Student Role in Creating Change
When: Monday, October 24: 8pm EDT
Open Access and the Impact of Open on Research
When: Wednesday, October 26: 12pm EDT