22 October 2012

Open Access Week 2012

Open Access Week 2012 runs from 22-28 October!  In the past, I have used this week to:

- introduce Open Access (OA) and its benefits to the forced migration research community;
- provide forced migration-specific examples of journals and scholarly research that are OA;
- spotlight forced migration authors who deposit their articles in OA archives; and
- provide strategies to forced migration authors to encourage them to make their work OA.

There are many encouraging signs that OA is becoming a more familiar concept in our field, and so this week, I plan to look at the inroads that OA has made in the forced migration context.

If you need a brief refresher on what Open Access is and the main mechanisms for delivering it, check out this "Very Brief Introduction to Open Access."  Or for a slightly longer overview, read my article in FMR on "Open Access to Scholarly Research."

You can also browse through all my previous posts from past Open Access weeks.

Tagged Publications and Web Sites/Tools.

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