Open Access Week

What is Open Access Week?

Open Access Week is an annual event now entering its eighth year. Open Access Week is about access to scholarly information and author rights. This year’s theme is “Open for Collaboration”. It’s about free and quick access to scholarly information both for the rights of the user and  the rights to reuse the results or information from the piece written. This movement has a widespread effect on academia.

Open Access Week – Virginia Tech – Discusses new open access options they are showcasing.

International Open Access Week Website – Lists various events that occur during Open Access Week.

Take Action- Right to Research Coalition – Explains what open access is, when it occurs in 2015, and how to take action.

Kansas University – Discusses open access from several angles, from the university’s policy to its current and past Open Access Week events.

Indiana University Bloomington – Discusses open access and scholarly communication.

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