Open Access Week

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Open Access Week will be observed October 21-27, 2013 with the theme “Redefining Impact.” During the week, the academic and research community come together to promote Open Access, the concept of “free, immediate, online access to the results of scholarly research, and the right to use and re-use those results.” Organized by SPARC (The Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition), events will include conferences, forum discussions and workshops on the benefits of openly sharing collaborative research tools and data. The events will be held in the United States, Canada, Brazil, several European countries and Turkey.

In the spirit of free access, the discussions and presentations will be streamed live and can be freely accessed at www.openaccessweek.org.