Open Access

Lingo Cards (Some rights reserved) Open Access = Availability to all Open Access is the free, immediate, online availability of research articles coupled with the rights to use these articles fully in the digital environment. – SPARC Key [email protected]_NA UCL Pressuclpress.co.ukhttps://www.uclpress.co.uk/collections/ro_homepage_products/products/[email protected] HeadlinesTearing down the academic research paywall could come with a price – Vox Events …

Open Access Week

Poster: Climate Justice (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. 2022Open Access Week, October 24-30 – openaccessweek.org – is an opportunity to join together, take action, and raise awareness around how open …

Open Education Week

Logo Open Education Week – openeducationweek.org – takes place each March. Hashtag: #OEweek Twitter shoutout: @OEWeek @OERCommons @OpenEdGlobal Key Linksopeneducationweek.org – Eventsoeweek.oeglobal.org 2022 BackgroundSome background. The goal of Open Education Week is to raise awareness about free and open educational opportunities that exist for everyone, everywhere, right now. Organizers and participants highlight how open education …

Open Data Day

Poster: Open Data (Some rights reserved) Held in early March, Open Data Day is an annual celebration of open data all over the world. For the seventh time in history, groups from around the world will create local events on the day where they will use open data in their communities. It is an opportunity …

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 …