Social media sites about OA

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  • This is list of social media sites focusing on 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.


  • EIFL. Facebook group.
  • Open Data. A Facebook group. In English and Japanese.
  • PLoS. Facebook group.



  • iCommons. A LinkedIn group launched April 18, 2008, by Diane Cabell.
  • 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.
  • SPARC Europe. A LinkedIn group launched August 12, 2010 by Lars B.
  • A LinkedIn group launched May 6, 2010, by Drazen Prastalo.
  • SPARC Europe. A LinkedIn group launched August 12, 2010, by Lars B.


  • DOAJ. Twitter feed.
  • DPLA. Twitter feed.
  • EIFL. Twitter feed.
  • OKFN. Twitter feed.
  • SHERPA Services. Twitter feed, from Centre for Research Communications, University of Nottingham.
  • SSRN. Twitter feed.