Social media sites about OA

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  • This is a list of social-media sites focusing on open access. It generally omits sites for individuals, even if most of the posts or messages are about open access.
  • When possible, please indicate when a given site was launched and who manages or moderates it. If a site's primary language is not English, then please indicate what it is.
  • Alphabetical by category, and alphabetical within each category.

Facebook

  • Communia. Facebook page launched in 2007.
  • EIFL. Facebook page.
  • Open Data. Facebook page. In English and Japanese.
  • OpenGLAM JAPAN. Facebook page (in Japanese). First post added September 2013.
  • PLoS. Facebook page.

Google+

LinkedIn

  • Open Access. A LinkedIn group launched November 1, 2010 by Abby K.
  • The Open Group. A LinkedIn group launched October 28, 2008, by Carolina Grimm.
  • Sciyo.com. A LinkedIn group launched May 6, 2010, by Drazen Prastalo.
  • SPARC Europe. A LinkedIn group launched August 12, 2010, by Lars B.

Twitter

  • Academic Commons. Twitter feed moderated by the Columbia University Center for Digital Research and Scholarship, launched February 2011.
  • AgriXiv. Twitter feed launched November 2016.
  • Alethia Foundation. Aletheia is a decentralised open access scientific journal. Think of it as a peer to peer (P2P) publishing platform and database all rolled into one. Twitter feed launched February 2017/
  • Altmetric. Twitter feed launched August 2011.
  • ANDS. Australian National Data Service. Twitter feed launched October 2011.
  • AOASG. Australasian Open Access Strategy Group. Twitter feed by Ginny Barbour, launched May 2012.
  • Atmire. Twitter feed launched March 2009.
  • bepress. Twitter feed launched March 2010.
  • Beyond Access. We think information and digital tools should work for everyone. We partner with governments and NGOs to make that happen. Twitter feed launched February 2012.
  • BHL. Twitter feed launched February 2009.
  • BioMed Central. Twitter feed by Dan Caley and Alanna Orpen, launched May 2009.
    • Open Access Africa. Twitter feed related to BioMed Central-sponsored conference, launched May 2011.
  • BMJ_Open. Twitter feed launched August 2010.
  • [1]. Bringing people in Open {Source+Knowledge+Data+Science+Access} together. Twitter feed launched August 2017.
  • Cardiff Met Open Res. Twitter feed from the Cardiff Metropolitan University Library & Information Services.
  • CASRAI. Twitter feed launched September 2009.
  • CHORUS. Twitter feed launched October 2013.
  • Coursera. Twitter feed launched August 2011.
  • CyberLeninka. Twitter feed launched July 2012. In Russian and English.
  • DataCite. Twitter feed launched January 2010.
  • Data Refuge. Twitter feed launched December 2016. From University of Pennsylvania Libraries and Program in Environmental Humanities.
  • DeepGreen. Twitter feed launched February 2016. In English and German.
  • Deep Green. Twitter feed launched February 2016. German language.
  • DINI AG FIS. Twitter feed launched November 2015. In German.
  • DM2E. Twitter feed launched March 2012.
  • DOAB. Twitter feed launched February 2012. In multiple languages.
  • DOAJ. Twitter feed by Dominic Mitchell, launched December 2012.
  • DPLA. Twitter feed from The Digital Public Library of America (DPLA), launched August 2011.
  • Dryad. Twitter feed launched December 2009.
  • edX. Twitter feed launched April 2012.
  • ΕΕΛ/ΛΑΚ. Twitter feed launched April 2009. In Greek and English.
  • EIFL. Twitter feed launched December 2009. In multiple languages.
  • eLife. Twitter feed launched September 2011.
  • EPrints. Twitter feed launched in August 2015.
  • ESA OpenScience. Twitter feed launched August 2013. An Ecological Society of America section devoted to #openscience.
  • figshare. Twitter feed launched December 2010.
  • HEFCE. Twitter feed launched February 2009.
  • HIFA. Healthcare Information for All: A global campaign & knowledge network. Our vision: a world where people no longer die for lack of healthcare knowledge. Twitter feed launched January 2009.
  • HIRMEOS. Twitter feed launched February 2017. From the High Integration of Research Monographs in European Open Science project.
  • HuMetricsHSS. Rethinking humane indicators of excellence in the humanities and social sciences. Twitter feed launched October 2016.
  • HykuRepo. Twitter feed launched November 2016. From Project Hydra in a Box.
  • IDCE. Twitter feed launched August 2010.
  • ILDA. Twitter feed. In Spanish.
  • I4OC. Twitter feed launched March 2017.
  • IRUSNEWS. Twitter feed launched July 2012.
  • ISKME. A global nonprofit creating open source access to education, through collaboration, continuous improvement and change. Twitter feed launched February 2009.
  • Jisc. Twitter feed launched January 2009.
  • Jorum resources. Jorum gives you access to 1000s of free OERs for teaching and learning for Further and Higher Education. Share your own content with Jorum too! Twitter feed launched March 2009.
  • K | N. Twitter feed by Rebecca Kennison, launched February 2013.
  • kosson. Twitter feed launched October 2008.
  • Libraccess. Twitter feed moderated by Clement Levallois.
  • Libraria. Twitter feed launched July 2015.
  • LIBREAS. Twitter feed launched January 2008. In German and English.
  • LODLAM. Twitter feed launched January 2011.
  • mBio. Twitter feed launched July 2009.
  • McDawg. Twitter feed launched July 2008.
  • MedOANet. Twitter feed launched July 2012.
  • Miami U Open Access. Twitter feed by Scholarly Communication Committee at Miami University Libraries, launched February 2011.
  • NCIS. Twitter feed from the National Coalition of Independent Scholars, launched November 2009.
  • OAAmbassadors. Twitter feed from Max Planck Society Open Access Ambassadors. Launched October 2014.
  • oaDOI. Twitter feed launched October 2016.
  • OA Linguistics. News and views on open access in linguistics. Twitter feed launched June 2015.
  • oa-intact. Twitter feed launched November 2012. In English and German.
  • OA Ísland. Twitter feed launched August 2012. In Icelandic.
  • OA-Netzwerk. Twitter feed launched July 2010. In German.
  • oapen-uk. Twitter feed launched September 2011.
  • OARR. Twitter feed launched September 2009.
  • OEPS Scotland. Opening Educational Practices in Scotland final report is now available. Twitter feed launched June 2014.
  • OKCon. Twitter feed for the 2013 Open Knowledge Conference, launched May 2011.
  • Open Access. (Open Access Netherlands) Twitter feed launched July 2009. In Dutch and English.
  • Open Access. (United Academics Foundation) Twitter feed launched December 2015.
  • Open Access EC. Twitter feed by European Commission Open Access Policy Officers, launched September 2011.
  • Open Access Now. Twitter feed, curated by Andrew Spong, launched January 2010.
  • OpenAcces_se. Coordinating Open Access in Sweden. Twitter feed launched February 2016.
  • OPENatVT. Twitter feed by Philip Young at Virginia Tech University Libraries, launched July 2013.
  • Open Knowledge Maps. We are building a visual interface to the world's scientific knowledge. Twitter feed launched November 2015.
  • OpenLibHums. Twitter feed of The Open Library of Humanities, launched January 2013.
  • Open.Michigan. Twitter feed from the University of Michigan, launched April 2008.
  • Open MIND. Twitter feed. In multiple languages.
  • Open Oregon. Open Oregon Educational Resources: Working towards textbook cost reduction at Oregon's community colleges. Twitter feed launched August 2015.
  • Preprints. Twitter feed launched August 2016.
  • Open Research Exeter. Twitter feed from the University of Exeter Open Access and Data Curation Team, launched January 2012.
  • Open Science Fair. Bringing together all stakeholders to highlight the elements required for the transition to #OpenScience. Twitter feed launched April 2017.
  • Open Science MOOC. The Open Science MOOC (Massive Open Online Course) is designed for students and researchers to learn skills to help them excel in a modern research environment. Twitter feed launched June 2017.
  • OpenDOAR. Twitter feed for The Directory of Open Access Repositories, launched June 2012.
  • OpenUP. Twitter feed launched September 2016.
  • OpenupEd. Twitter feed launched April 2013.
  • [*OPERAS. Distributed #research #infrastructure for open scholarly #communication in #Europe & #OpenScience. Funded by @EU_H2020. See @HIRMEOS for #OpenAccess #monographs. Twitter feed launched February 2017.
  • OSC Harvard. Twitter feed of The Harvard Library Office for Scholarly Communication, launched July 2010.
  • Oxford Open Science. Twitter feed of Open Knowledge affiliated Oxford Open Science regional working group, launched March 2012.
  • paleorxiv. A free, digital archive for Paleontology. Twitter feed launched December 2016.
  • Paperity. Twitter feed launched May 2012.
  • PeerJ. Twitter feed launched November 2011.
  • PKP. Twitter feed for the Public Knowledge Project, launched October 2009.
  • PON. Twitter feed launched June 2014. In Polish and English.
  • Publons. Twitter feed launched September 2011.
  • RECODE. Twitter feed launched April 2013.
  • Redalyc. Twitter feed, launched August 2009. Network of Scientific Journals from Latin America and the Caribbean, Spain and Portugal. System developed by the University of the State of Mexico. In Spanish.
  • scholastica. Efficient. Affordable. Liberating. Welcome to your modern academic journal management system. Twitter feed launched March 2011.
  • The SGC. A public-private partnership supporting the discovery of medicines through open access research. Sharing our news, science and reagents with no restrictions. Twitter feed launched April 2010.
  • Sci Hub. Twitter feed launched September 2011.
  • scielo spain. Twitter feed from Biblioteca Nacional de Ciencias de la Salad at the Instituto de Salud Carlos III, launched March 2010. In Spanish.
  • ScienceOpen. Twitter feed from Tibor Tscheke and Liz Allen, launched March 2013.
  • Scimpact. Creators of Refigure. Passionate about open science and trainee recognition. Open Project lead for Mozilla Science's #OLTS. Twitter feed launched August 2015.
  • SHARE. Twitter feed launched in October 2013.
  • SHERPA Services. Twitter feed, from Centre for Research Communications, University of Nottingham, launched March 2010.
  • SocArXiv. Twitter feed launched April 2016.
  • SPARC_Africa. Twitter feed, from the African Chapter of the Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition.
  • SportRxiv. The open archive for sport and exercise related research. Twitter feed launched April 2017.
  • SSRN. Twitter feed launched March 2009.
  • Ubiquity Press. Twitter feed by Ubiquity Press team, launched December 2010.
  • UCB Schol Comm. Office of Scholarly Communication Services @ucberkeleylib. Twitter feed launched January 2017.
  • UCL Press. Twitter feed launched December 2013.
  • UFScholComm. Twitter feed from the UF Libraries Scholarly Communications Office launched September 2011, moderated by Christine Fruin.
  • UKCORR. Twitter feed from the UK Council of Research Repositories (UKCoRR), launched March 2011.
  • UKOpenTextbooks. Project Team = @OER_Hub; @DKernohan; @VivienRolfe promoting open textbooks in UK education, funded by @Hewlett_Found. Twitter feed launched May 2017.
  • UKRepNet. Twitter feed launched July 2012.
  • Unglue.it. Twitter feed launched August 2011.
  • Unpaywall. Twitter feed launched November 2016.
  • Uopen Access. Twitter feed moderated by Utrecht University Library Open Access Journals.
  • VOA3R. Twitter feed for the Virtual Open Access Agriculture & Aquaculture Repository, launched September 2011.
  • VIVO. Twitter feed launched March 2010.
  • Wikidata. Twitter feed launched July 2009.
  • World OER COngress. The official Twitter for 2nd World OER Congress 18-20th September 2017. The congress theme is mainstreaming OER and will be held in Ljubljana. Twitter Feed launched February 2017.
  • ZENODO. Twitter feed launched March 2013.