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International Week of Open Access to the UPC

The Open International Week of Open Access is organized annually during the last week of October. Includes scientific sessions and promotional activities to share and learn about the benefits of open access.

XI Open Access Week (October 2019)

We will publish the activities scheduled for the XI Open Access Week (2019) here.

Previous weeks

Open access and open science to social networks

Pay attention to social networks during the International Open Access Week!

  • Libraries @BibliotecaETSAB, @BiblioEEBE I la @BibliotecaCN They will broadcast the science open through Twitter and Instagram.
  • And every day, from 22 to 26 in October, participate in a MicroMOOC on Twitter where informative bulletins will be made through the account @moocmicro. The Tables will deal with different aspects of Open Access: general information, open publication, open data, open science ...
  • The schedules are:
    - 10: 00h MicroMOOC in Catalan with the hashtag #OAMOOC
    - 12: 00h MicroMOOC in English with the hashtag #OAMOOC18
  • You can also follow it through the libraries of #upc following the hashtags #OAweek2018 i #OpenAccessUPC

Winning Horizon 2020 with Open Science

  • Monday 22 October, from 13 to 14 h webinar on open science and H2020 projects: "Winning Horizon 2020 with Open Science", by Ivo Grigorov (FOSTER and Technical University of Denmark).
  • The aim of the webinar is to support researchers who will soon present H2020 project proposals to include aspects of open science in their proposals. Pre-registration required.
  • Previously, it is recommended to follow the recommended presentations.
  • Inscriptions (indicating if you want an individual query) to: Open Science Clinique
  • More information about the webinar
  • Access to webinar https://c.deic.dk/open-science-clinique/ Enter as a guest, fill out the name and click Enter room.

Workshop: "MDPI and the future of open access"

  • 23 Tuesdays from October, from 12 to 13: 30 h, workshop "MDPI and the future of open access", by Antonio Peteira del MDPI (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute), publisher of open access scientific journals.
  • Attendees will enjoy an additional discount (20%) if they publish an article in their journals, plus the 10% that the publisher applies to the institutional members.
  • The workshop is free and in Spanish and will be held at the 'Aula Capella de l'ETSEIB (Campus Sud).
  • Registration is required through this form.

Research Café at the EPSEVG and EPSEB libraries

  • Come to the next Research Café in libraries: meetings to promote networking, give visibility to doctoral candidates research and get closer to the world of open science in an informal way.

Datasets a UPCommons

  • Why publish datasets in open and why a UPCommons? The teacher David Parcerisa of the Polytechnic College of Manresa (EPSEM) explains in a video Your experience of publishing datasets on UPCommons.

The open science explained in ...?

  • A tweet, a post, a preprint, a movie, a mooch and a book. One infografia which allows access to different resources to know what is open science.

Do we play with open access?

  • Open Access Jeopardy Game: online game developed by Pollak Library Open Access Team at California State University, Fullerton. Will you get the maximum score?

What are the most quoted open articles? The most consulted theses and TFEs?

The libraries of the EEBE and the EPSEB and the BRGF present different studies that show the academic works with the greatest impact.

Exhibitions of open access magazines in EPSEB and FNB

  • In the hall of the FNB you will find an exhibition with a selection of nautical magazines to which you can access through a QR code.
  • In the EPSEB, the sample collects open access magazines on building, highlighting those where the School's PDI has published.

Library activities UPC

  • Throughout the week, the libraries of the UPC Broadcasting of open access: journals to publish, etc. For any questions about open access, contact info.biblioteques@ upc.edu

Magazines in open access and impact factor

  • Selection of journals in open access and with impact factor by thematic area.

Micro-mooc over Open Access: Follow it on #OAMOOC by @moocmicro

Workshop: "Behind the Scenes of Academic Publishing: A Publisher's Perspective"

  • Last 24 Tuesdays from October, from 11 to 13h, in the TR1 Conference Room of the Terrassa Campus, the "workshop on the academic publication process" took place in charge of MDPI, publishing of scientific magazines in open access of multidisciplinary field. You can see the presentations:
  • Attendees will enjoy an additional discount (20%) until October of 2019 if you publish an article in their journals, plus the 10% that the publisher applies to the institutional members.
  • Registration was required through this form.

Talk: "European Perspective on Open Access: Open Data"

  • On Tuesdays 24 last October at 15 h, at the Library of the University Campus of Manresa (BCUM), a talk on research data was carried out by the teacher David Parcerisa of the Polytechnic College of Manresa and of Roser Gómez, responsible for the research of the BCUM.

Lecture: "Open access and the dissemination of research in social networks"

  • Last Thursday 26 at 18 h, at the Polytechnic School Library Vilanova i la Geltrú, a conference was held by Javier Polinario, author of "How to divulge science through social networks." The book deals with how to disseminate scientific content through social networks and blogs, open access and alternative metrics.

Articles UPC Most mentioned published in 2016 in open access

  • The Rector Gabriel Ferraté Library has published a new edition of the study: Open accessibility of articles UPC Posted in 2016. Present the most popular 28 articles and the degree of openness on platforms such as UPCommons, ArXiv.org, ResearchGate and the publishing website ...
  • The results show that 20 of the most cited articles 28 published in 2016 are in open access and among these, the most cited articles 11.

Academic work ofUPCommons more consulted

  • What are the academic works of the UPC most consulted The statistics ofUPCommons show which 75 open access titles have received more visits.

"Last call to visibility" at the EEBE Library

  • With the "Last call to visibility" campaign, the Library of the School of Engineering of East Barcelona (EEBE), offers support to the researchers to create the ORCID and other indentificadores necessary to give greater visibility to the scientific production. Contact with biblioteca.eebe@ upc.edu before 31 in October!.

Research data management: good practices

10 reasons to post on UPCommons

Open access to the BCBL: 2016-2017

  • Magazines where the ESAB and EETAC PDI have been published

Library activities UPC

  • During the whole week of open access, the libraries of the UPC They have spread open access: journals to publish, etc. For any questions about open access, contact info.biblioteques@ upc.edu

Workshop "Publish in open in journals of the editorial Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI)"

  • Last Wednesday 26, from 12: 00 to 13: 30h on 'Master Class (Campus Nord - UPC), the workshop took place MDPI and publication in open access Addressed to University Researchers by MDPI, an editorial that publishes open-access and multidisciplinary scientific journals. For more information, consult the section Editorials with discounts for the UPC.
  • Attendees will enjoy an additional 25% discount, until November of 2018, if they publish an article in any of their magazines.
  • Callus pre-registration.

ORCID Day

  • Last Wednesday 26, from 10: 30 to 16: 30h, the Library of theETSAB (School of Architecture of Barcelona), organized a stand in the hall of the School with information about the identifier ORCID and open access magazines in the field of architecture, urban planning and construction.

Lecture "Post open"

Tool for developing a Data Management Plan

  • Within the framework of CSUC (Consorci de Servicios Universitarios de Catalunya), universities have adapted the tool DMP Online of the Digital Curation Center, which serves as a template to generate a data management plan, mandatory requirement from the 2017 for all H2020 funded projects.
  • You have to sign up for the application and the system keeps the different plans prepared by each researcher.

Articles UPC Most mentioned published in 2015 in open access

  • The Rector Gabriel Ferraté Library has prepared the document Open accessibility of articles UPC published in 2015: analysis of the most cited articles 25, where the 25 articles published in the 2015 most mentioned are presented and the degree of opening to different platforms, such as UPCommons, ArXiv.org, ResearchGate and the publishing website.
  • The results of the analysis show that 20 of the most cited articles 25 published in 2015 are in open access; Among these, the 11 most cited articles.

New version of the educational content repository UPC OpenCourseWare (OCW)

  • The new version of the tool is launched to publish educational contents in open access UPC OCW.
  • Pioneering initiative, born in MIT at 2001, to show the content and use of university content in its teaching activity on the Internet and in open access, favoring its visibility and reuse.

New version of the Magazines service UPC

  • The scientific journal and its articles are, still today, the main instrument to disseminate the results of the research. The universities, and among them the UPC, are among the great publishers of academic journals.
  • In the 2013 year, the SBPA launched the portal Journals UPC, which provides all the university publishers that want to use it, an effective tool for the optimization of their publishing processes. During the open access week, a new version of the service is put into operation, which greatly improves its performance.

OpenAIRE Webinars

Under the slogan "Open in Action", OpenAIRE programmed a series of webinars held every day during the week of open access to 12h .:
  • Monday 24: "The fundamentals of Open Science" imparted by Tony Ross-Hellauer (OpenAIRE, University of Goettingen), Paola Masuzzo (Ghent University) and Chris Hartgerink (Tilburg University).
  • Tuesday 25: "H2020 Open Access mandate for project coordinators and researchers" imparted by Eloy Rodrigues and Pedro Principe (University of Minho).
  • Wednesday 26: "Open Research Data in H2020 and Zenodo repository" imparted by Marjan Grootveld (DANS) and Krzysztof Nowak (CERN).
  • Thursday 27: "Policies for Open Science: webinar for research managers and policy makers" imparted by Marina Angelaki and Alma Swan (PASTEUR4OA) and Tony Ross-Hellauer (OpenAIRE).
  • Friday 28: "OpenAIRE guidelines and broker service for repository managers" (Friday 28) imparted by Pedro Principe (University of Minho) and Paolo Manghi (CNR / ISTI).

To participate in webinars, what is needed to register previously

Conference on "Research data and compliance with the mandate of the Law of Science"

  • On Wednesday 26 Rebiun, the University Libraries Network, organized an act to present different experiences on the management of research data and the results of the Report on the fulfillment of the mandate to publish open article 37 of the Law of The science. The event took place at the Carlos III University and it was possible track by streaming.
  • More information on the web of REBIUN.
  • You can check them Infographics Made by REBIUN

Data in open access

Publish in open access

Magazines with impact factor and other quality indicators

  • Selection of journals in open access and with impact factor for the different subject areas of the UPC.
  • You can also see the covers of a selection of magazines in Catalog of the Libraries of the UPC.

Round table online REBIUN-UNED

La Network of University Libraries CRUE (REBIUN / CRUE) and the National University of Distance Education (UNED) organized during the week of the open access a round table online:

Friday, 23 October, 15: 00-16: 00h

  • Collaborative science and open access: repositories as an E-Science tool.
  • Participants have been members of the REBIUN Repository Working Group: Isabel Calzas González (UNED), Victoria Rasero Merino (Universidad Carlos III de Madrid), Tránsito Ferreras Fernádez (Universidad de Salamanca), José Manuel Barrueco (Universidad de Valencia), Jordi Prats (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya).

Infographics

Check the open access infographics prepared by the Network of University Libraries CRUE (REBIUN / CRUE) and the Spanish Foundation for Science and Technology (FECYT)

Open International Access Week

  • Check out the international events that were held this year during the Open Access Week under the slogan "Open for Collaboration"
  • At national level you can check the actions in OAW2015

Eight reasons to post on UPCommons

Publication of the 8 infographic reasons to post on UPCommons in Catalan, Spanish and English.

Magazines with impact factor and other quality indicators

  • Schoice of them magazines in open access and with impact factor for the different thematic areas.

OpenAIRE Webinars

OpenAIRE in collaboration with the project FOSTER (Facilitate Open Science Training for European Research) organize webinars related to Open Access Mandate and Open Data for Research.

Monday 20 October, 15: 00 h

Tuesdays 21 October, 15: 00 h

Wednesday 22 October, 15: 00 h

Thursday 23 October, 15: 00 h

  • Zenodo by Lars Holm Nielsen (CERN).

Do you want the Open Access Button?

  • Aremained theOpen Access Button in your bookmarks to report that you can not access the articles that interest you.

Online seminars FECYT-REBIUN

La Spanish Foundation for Science and Technology (FECYT) and the Network of University Libraries CRUE (REBIUN / CRUE) organize during the open access week online seminars that you can consult through the platform SocialBiblio.

Wednesday 22 October, 10: 00h

Thursday 23 October, 10: 00h

Friday 24 October, 10: 00h

Online seminars

La Spanish Foundation for Science and Technology (FECYT) and the Network of University Libraries (REBIUN) organized during the week of theOpen access through the platform SocialBiblio, four seminars Online and a roundtable to promote the benefits of open access between the academic community and researcher.

You can check all the information about it program of activities on the FECYT page.

Videoconferencing with Eelco Ferwerda

Eelco Ferwerda is president of theAssociation of European University Presses and director of the project Open Access Publishing in European Networks (OAPEN). 1995 is dedicated to the electronic publication and the open publication model. In recognition of his work for OAPEN he received the Dutch prize SURFshare Open Access.

Round table: Post open

  • The last 23 in October took place one roundtable Addressed to the researchers of the UB and the UPC and also of other collectives, with the aim of making the authors aware of the benefits of publishing openly.
  • You can check them presentations a UPCommons.

Sign the Declaration in favor of the right to open research

  • Do you think open access should be the preferred publishing model among the scientific community? Do you think that researchers, universities, governments and research funding agencies should support the publication openly?
  • With these questions, the libraries of the UPC They wanted to encourage students to sign the Declaration in favor of the right to open research. Read the translation into Catalan of "The Right to Research Coalition".

Magazines in open access and with impact factor

  • The thematic librarians have made a selection (not exhaustive) of open access magazines and with an impact factor for the thematic areas of teaching and research of the UPC.

Participate! Libraries ask

  • With the objective of knowing in what channels of communication the researchers of the UPC, a survey was conducted during the Open Access Week. Results: open access public?

Videoconferencing with Grace Baynes

Grayce Baynes is Public Relations of Nature Publishing Group (NPG), one of the most prestigious publishers of scientific publications with a high impact factor in the field of physics, chemistry, applied sciences and clinical medicine.

You can see the presentation of Grace Baynes where he talks about the policy of related Nature with open access

Virtual space to make inquiries and resolve doubts

Pep Simó, founder of several open access publications, member of the Open Access Scholarly Publisher Association (OASPA) and lecturer at the Department of Business Organization of the UPC, has resolved doubts about open access throughout the week.

Magazine prices where it is most published

Graphic representation of the subscription cost of those publications where the POI of the UPC It has published more during the 2008-2010 period.

Informative pills

Open access according to ...

Why is open access important ?: Some members of the UPC they think

Comments about open access

Interview with the professor of the Department of Physics Applies, Enrique Garcia Berro

Last October of 2009, the Library, Publications and Archives Service interviewed Professor Enrique Garcia Berro to discuss the international movement that promotes open access to the results of the investigations.


Last update: 06 / 09 / 2019