Open Practices for Open Repositories

Background Open Access Week, which took place last week, was a busy period for me. Not only did I give talks on how social media can enhance access to research papers hosted in institutional repositories at the universities of Exeter, Salford and Bath, I also wrote...

Open Practices for the Connected Researcher

Today sees the start of Open Access Week, #OAWeek. As described on the Open Access Week Web site: Open Access Week, a global event now entering its sixth year, is an opportunity for the academic and research community to continue to learn about the potential benefits...

My Activities for Open Access Week 2011

Open Access Week 2011: #OAWeek Today marks the launch of Open Access Week. This is a global event, now in its 5th year, which promotes Open Access as a new norm in scholarship and research.  As described in last year’s summary about the event: “Open Access” to...