Berlin 10 Open Access Conference Programme Book is now available for download. Please visit http://www.berlin10.org/images/b10programme.pdf
Dear SANLiC Members,
The SCOAP3 (Sponsoring Consortium for Open Access Publishing in Particle PhysicsProject) is an international initiative which aims to facilitate Open Access publishing in High Energy Physics by redirecting subscription fees.
SCOAP3 is a consortium of:
• High-Energy Physics funding agencies
• High-Energy Physics laboratories
• Leading national and international [...]
Congratulations to the following individuals for successfully applying for grants, generously sponsored by the Wellcome Trust and UNESCO:
Paola Bongiovani, Argentinia
Francis Jayakanth, India (Bangalore)
Reason Nfila, Botswana
Elizabeth Watson, Barbados
Alim Garga, Cameroon (Yaounde)
John Anoku, Ghana (Accra)
Mrs Selome Bekele Mulugeta, Ethiopia (Addis Ababa)
BioMed Central the open access publisher will be holding the 3rd annual Open Access Africa conference at the University of Cape Town in South Africa. To be held 4-5 November 2012, I am writing to Invite you as a delegate to attend this free event. To confirm your place please email:
Do you plan something special for Open Access Week 2012? Please share it on:
1. The Berlin 10 OA Conference facebook page: http://www.facebook.com/Berlin10SouthAfrica
2. The SPARC OA Week Blog: http://www.openaccessweek.org/
3. The Open Access Directory Wiki: http://oad.simmons.edu/oadwiki/Events_celebrating_Open_Access_Week
4. Add the B10 banner as a cover to your [...]
In a breakthrough for Africa, the 10th annual Berlin Open Access Conference will be taking place on the continent for the first time later this year, with Stellenbosch University (SU) as host.
The prestigious gathering will be taking place at the Stellenbosch Institute for Advanced Study (STIAS) from 7 to 8 November. It will be preceded [...]
Global participation in e-research and scholarly communication: Open access strategies for African institutions
What are the emerging trends in e-research, scholarly communication and open access?
What do these trends mean for institutions?
What is the role of open access in the context of development?
What does the university need to do to [...]
The theme of the Conference is Network scholarship in a networked world: participation in Open Access. Given that the Conference will be held in Africa, the sub-themes to be explored are concomitant with the development and transformative agenda of Open
Access. The sub-themes are:
Transformation through Open Access Open Access and other [...]
12/05/2012 – Elsevier Open Access Choices
10/05/2012 – Versita to Launch 100 Open Access Journals
09/05/2012 – Open Science Directory
09/05/2012 – Increasing Access to Knowledge Through Textbooks
09/05/2012 – Open Access as a [...]
19/04/2012 – Nature Publishing Group enters the OA arena
18/04/2012 – The Economist has joined the open access movement