Discontinued social media sites about OA

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  • This is list of social media sites that are no longer active.
  • If archives are available please provide the URL; if possible, please include the date when media use ceased.
  • Alphabetical by category, and alphabetical within each category.




  • iCommons. A LinkedIn group launched April 18, 2008, by Diane Cabell.
  • My Open Archive. A LinkedIn group launched June 29, 2009, by Keita Bando. In Japanese.
  • Open Access. A LinkedIn group launched February 26, 2010, by Bertil Dorth. In Danish.


  • Acesso Livre Brazil. Twitter feed launched December 2009. In Portuguese.
  • AccesstoScience. Twitter feed launched January 2012. Last updated February 2012. Archive available.
  • Alliance for Taxpayer Access (ATA). Twitter feed launched June 2009.
  • Closed Access J. Twitter feed.
  • depositMOre. Twitter feed launched July 2010.
  • elife_sciences. Twitter feed launched May 2013. Moved to eLife.
  • The European Library. Twitter feed launched September 2009. Discontinued December 22, 2016.
  • FakePLoS. Twitter feed launched February 2012.
  • HSS Open Access. Twitter feed by the College of Humanities and Social Science at the University of Edinburgh, launched May 2013.
  • LSE Research Online. Twitter feed from The London School of Economics.
  • NCBI_PubMed. Twitter feed launched February 2009. Last updated April 2011. Archive available.
    • OKFnKorea. Twitter feed launched February 2013.
  • OKFN Norway. Twitter feed launched October 2013.
  • OpenAccessPress. Twitter feed.
  • Open Access Project. Twitter feed launched November 2011. Last updated in 2012. Archive available.
  • Open Access Yarn. Twitter feed by Katarina Lovrecic, launched June 2011.
  • Open Book Alliance. Twitter feed launched August, 2009. Last updated December 2011. Archive available.
  • OKFNBG. Twitter feed launched July 2012. In Bulgarian.
  • Open Data Network. Twitter feed launched September 2009. Last updated February 2012. Archive available.
  • OpenGenAlliance. Twitter feed launched January 2011. Last updated May 2012. Archive available.
  • Open Philosophy. Twitter feed launched December 2011. Last updated February 2012. Archive available.
  • OpenRepo. Twitter feed launched September 2010.
  • Open Source Science. Twitter feed launched March 2010. Last updated in 2011. Archive available.
  • PASTEUR40A. Twitter feed from Open Access Policy Alignment Strategies for European Union Research, launched February 2014. Discontinued July 2016.
  • PLoS Labs. Twitter feed.
  • Sage Commons. Twitter feed launched February 2010. Last updated August 2012. Archive available.
  • ScienceOnline. Twitter feed launched August 2009. Archive available.
  • UKPMC. Twitter feed.