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This is not an exhaustive list of countries. If you want to add your event and your country is not listed here feel free to add it in alphabetical order.


CANADA

Alberta

  • Contact: Tony Tin
  • Location: Athabasca University Open Access Week, 18- 22 October, 2011
  • Link for more details, if available: The objective of AU’s Open Access Week is to promote understanding, adoption, use and production of open access resources for formal and informal teaching and learning.



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Newfoundland

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Ontario

  • Contact: Dr. Alyson Ann Kelvin
  • Location: Toronto, Canada
  • Link for more details, if available: JIDC Blog. An Open Access Week Event for The Journal of Infection in Developing Countries, JIDC, is planned for October 28, 2011. For more information, please see the JIDC Blog.



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Quebec

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USA

Alabama

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Arizona


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California

  • Contact: Donna Okubo
  • Location: Public Library of Science, Koshland Building, San Francisco at 9:00 AM on Monday, October 24
  • Link for more details, if available: Speakers: Heather Joseph (Executive Director, SPARC) and William Gunn (Head of Academic Outreach, Mendeley). OA Policy update and the business case for Open Access. PLoS Blog


  • Contact: Phoebe Ayers
  • Location: University of California at Davis, Shields Library, at 11:00 AM on Tuesday. October 25
  • Link for more details, if available: Beyond the Impact Factor: Speakers: William Gunn (Head of Academic Outreach, Mendeley). Getting your research noticed in the algorithmic era. UC Davis News


  • Contact: Raquel Abad
  • Location: UC Davis Medical Center - Clinical & Translational Science Center at 1:30 PM on Tuesday, October 25
  • Link for more details, if available: Speakers: William Gunn (Head of Academic Outreach, Mendeley). Mendeley and Open Access. UC Davis News


  • Contact: Joseph Jackson
  • Location: Computer History Museum - Mountain View October 22-23rd.
  • Link for more details, if available: Speakers: Linda Avey, Nick Shockey, Peter Murray-Rust, William Gunn, Daniel Mietchen, and many more. Open Science Summit. Open Science Summit site.


  • Contact: AUL Barbara Schader
  • Location: University of California, Riverside
  • Link for more details, if available:UC Riverside Library


  • Contact: kherzog@TomOfFinlandFounda​tion.org
  • Location: Oct. 30, 1:00pm - 5:00pm, Tom of Finland Foundation, 1421 Laveta Terrace, Los Angeles, California 90026. Queering Wikipedia Editathon at the Tom of Finland Foundation Library.
  • Link for more details, if available: The library will provide access to a unique collection for reference purposes, to edit and create queer/LGBTQIA wikipedia content. We are currently looking for experienced wikipedia editors willing to volunteer to assist new users and/or teach an editing workshop. All folks welcomed; BYO machine (laptop, tablet,smart phone, ipad, etc.).


  • Contact: Digital Initiatives Librarian, Allegra Swift Gonzalez
  • Location: Claremont Colleges Library, Claremont University Consortium. OCT. 26TH FROM 3:30 – 5:00 PM in the Claremont Colleges Library Founders Room.
  • Link for more details, if available: Open Access Week Panel Event: Getting more reach for your research: What it means to open up senior theses and undergraduate research.

Colorado

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Connecticut

  • Contact:DiMenna-Nyselius Library, Fairfield University
  • Location:Fairfield. CT
  • Link for more details, if available: Free, public lecture to commemorate the 10th anniversary of its building, on Monday, October 31 at 4 pm in the Library’s Multimedia Auditorium. James Neal, Columbia University’s vice president for Information Services and university librarian, will give a talk in the Multimedia Room on the changing landscape of scholarly publishing and the open access movement. Click for more info


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Florida

  • Contact: UF Scholarly Communications Working Group
  • Location: October 26, 2011 from 1pm to 3:30pm – University of Florida - Reitz Union, Rion Ballroom (Room 282)
  • Link for more details, if available: Open Access: Scholarship Unbound. What: Open Access Week 2011 at UF When: Wednesday, Oct. 26th, 2011 from 1:00 - 3:30 Where: Rion Ballroom, Room 282, Reitz Union 1:00 - 1:15p.m. Poster sessions and refreshments 1:15 – 1:30 p.m


  • Contact: Micah Vandegrift
  • Location: October 28, 2011 from 9am to 12pm – Florida State University - Strozier Library Scholar's Commons Reading Room
  • Link for more details, if available: The Future of Scholarly Publishing. The Future of Scholarly Publishing – A Symposium Florida State University Libraries will host a symposium titled "The Future of Scholarly Publishing" as part of International Open Access Week


  • Contact: Scholarly Communications and Open Access Portal
  • Location: October 28, 2011, 3PM - University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine, Louis Calder Memorial Library, History of Medicine Room
  • Link for more details, if available: A Publishing Model for the 21st Century. Introduction by Dean of Univ of Miami's Miller School of Medicine, Pascal J. Goldschmidt,M.D.; Lecture by Heather Joseph,M.A., Executive Director of SPARC; Demonstration of Univ of Miami's Institutional Repository by John Renaud, M.L.S.

Georgia

  • Contact: Georgia Institute of Technology Library
  • Location: 3 October 2011, 11am- 1pm, Nanotechnology Building, room 118
  • Link for more details, if available: In celebration of Open Access Week 2011, the Georgia Institute of Technology Library will present two “Doing Science in the Open” lectures featuring open science advocate Michael Nielson


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Hawaii

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Illinois

  • Contact: Josh Honn, Northwestern University Library
  • Location: Northwestern University
  • Link for more details, if available: Northwestern University will host four Open Access Week 2011 events including a guest lecture, panels featuring faculty and student journal editors, and the opening of the Center for Scholarly Communication and Digital Curation. For more information, please visit our page on Scholarly Communications Events.


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Indiana

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Iowa

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Louisiana

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Maryland

  • Contact: David Reynolds
  • Location: Sheridan Libraries of the Johns Hopkins University
  • Link for more details, if available: blog posts, OA quiz contest, and information table.


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Nebraska

  • Contact: Elaine L. Westbrooks
  • Location:University of Nebraska City Union 7:00pm-9:00pm / Live Webcast Streaming
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  • Contact:Sylvia Jons
  • Location: University of Nebraska City Union 6:30pm / Film Screening & Discussion of RIP: A Remix Manifesto
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  • Contact: Brandon Locke, Paul Royster
  • Location: University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Don Love Memorial Library noon-1:00 / Roundtable Discussion about Open Access
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New York


  • Contact: The City University of New York-CUNY
  • Location: Throughout CUNY Campuses and Libraries--click link for further details
  • Link for more details, if available: Open Access @ CUNY



  • Contact: Syracuse University - Yuan Li- Scholarly Communication Librarian, Syracuse University
  • Location: Hillyer Room, Bird Library (6th Floor) - October 19, 2011 from 4:00pm to 5:30pm
  • Link for more details, if available: {pre OA Week event} The Common Cause is Freedom: The Personal Politics of Solidarity Organizing - Join writer-activist Amy Sonnie (Syracuse Univ., '98) for a discussion about "common cause" politics and the role of coalitions in visionary social change. Amy is editor of the acclaimed LGBTQ youth anthology Revolutionary Voices (Alyson Books, 2000), which was developed as her honor's thesis while attending Syracuse University and has since been banned by several schools and libraries. Click for more detail about this event


  • Contact: Syracuse University - Yuan Li- Scholarly Communication Librarian, Syracuse University
  • Location: Peter Graham Scholarly Commons, Bird Library (1st Floor)- October 20, 2011 from Noon to 1:00pm
  • Link for more details, if available: {pre OA Week event} Publication Innovation: Sustaining Digital Repositories for Science. Dr. Oya Rieger, Associate University Librarian at Cornell University Library, will speak about her extensive experience working on digital repository projects Click for more detail about this event


  • Contact: Syracuse University/Colgate University/State University of New York, College of Environmental Science & Forestry/ENY-ACRL (Eastern New York Chapter, Association of College and Research Libraries)- Yuan Li- Scholarly Communication Librarian, Syracuse University
  • Location: F. Franklin Moon Library, SUNY-ESF, Room 110 - October 25, 2011 from 11:30am to 1:00pm
  • Link for more details, if available: ENY/ACRL OA Week Brown Bag - Panelists Michael Poulin (Colgate Univ.), Yuan Li (Syracuse Univ.), Steve Weiter (SUNY-ESF) and others discuss discovery of Open Access materials, SHERPA/RoMEO, costs of publication and related topics of interest Click for more detail about this event




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North Carolina

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Tennessee

  • Contact: Digital Publishing Models: Faculty Experiences, Tenure, and Open Access
  • Location: University of Tennessee, Knoxville - Hodges Library
  • Link for more details, if available: October 26, 2011, 3:30-4:30 PM. Get details here.


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Texas

  • Contact: Open Access Week 2011 at Texas A&M
  • Location: October 24, 2011 at 9am to October 28, 2011 at 5pm. TAMU Campus Locations.
  • Link for more details, if available: Open Access Week 2011 at Texas A&M will feature '5 Things You Can Do To Support Open Access': Manage Your Rights Wisely Use Open Resources Freely Exercise Fair Use Confidently Steward Your Resourses.


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Washington

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