Open Access Week

Roofdog: Are you open? (Some rights reserved) Held annually in October, International Open Access Week is a global, community-driven week promoting Open Access and Open Education as the new default in scholarship and research. Key [email protected]_NAFacebook BackgroundInternational Open Access Week is a global, community-driven week of action to open up access to research. The event …

Open Educational Resources

Logo UNESCO: Open Educational Resources (OER) are teaching, learning and research materials in any medium – digital or otherwise – that reside in the public domain or have been released under an open license that permits no-cost access, use, adaptation, and redistribution by others with no or limited restrictions.  Creative Commons: OER is not a …

Open Science

Lingo Cards (Some rights reserved) Open science = Movement to make scientific research, data and dissemination accessible to all levels of an inquiring society, amateur and professional HeadlinesSome facts on Sci-Hub that Wikipedia gets wrongYou Pay to Read Research You Fund. That’s Ludicrous – WiredAn easy way to get your photos into WikimediaTop scientific publisher chooses …

Open Data

Lingo Cards (Some rights reserved) Open data is the idea that some data should be freely available to everyone to use and republish as they wish, without restrictions from copyright, patents or other mechanisms of control National Institutes of Healthnih.gov – @NIHReaping the benefits of Open Data in public healthThe wait is over… NIH’s Public …

Open Links

Photo: Ron Mader, Zion National Park (Some rights reserved) Links related to Open Access, Open Educational Resources and all things open presented in somewhat random fashion: HeadlinesSounds of the Forest: A Free Audio Archive Gathers the Sounds of Forests from All Over the WorldMIT, guided by open access principles, ends Elsevier negotiationsOpen access to collections …

Open

Photo: Always open (Some rights reserved) Open = Allowing access, passage, or a view EssayWhat happens when always open is not even open anymore? 24/7 does not really mean seven days a week, 24 hours. This is the transition we are living through. Could this be the time to be more open? if not physically …

Biodiversity Heritage Library

Logo Biodiversity Heritage Library (BHL) – biodiversitylibrary.org – improves research methodology by collaboratively making biodiversity literature openly available to the world as part of a global biodiversity community. BHL also serves as the literature component of the Encyclopedia of Life . BHL is a consortium of natural history and botanical libraries that cooperate to digitize …

PLOS

Logo PLOS (for Public Library of Science) – plos.org – is a nonprofit open-access science, technology and medicine publisher. It launched its first journal, PLOS Biology, in October 2003 and publishes seven journals. The organization is based in San Francisco, California, and has a European editorial office in Cambridge, England. The publications are primarily funded …

Open Knowledge

Lingo Cards (Some rights reserved) Open knowledge is knowledge that one is free to use, reuse, and redistribute without legal, social or technological restriction. Open knowledge is a set of principles and methodologies related to the production and distribution of how knowledge works in an open manner. WikipediaOpen knowledge Planeta.com