In keeping with the theme of this year's Open Access Week of "Generation Open", this Berlin event is for Earlier Career Researchers and anyone else who is young at heart! It has a participative format that comprises:
Moderated un-conference where the audience talks and asks questions Simple event theme, we picked “#OpenAccess – it’s up to all of us” “Lightning talks” that anyone can give, 5 image slides in 5 minutes Time to chat and mingle over a drink and something to eat A cool venue
Diego Gomez, a Colombian graduate student, currently faces up to eight years in prison for doing something thousands of researchers do every day: posting research results online for those who would not otherwise have a way to access them.
Open Minds, Open Access Inside Higher Ed (blog) If you're not quite sure what open access means, the best two-minute explanation was written by Peter Suber and he explains it well, if not in as much depth as in his book about it.
Image: Neil Christensen Neil Christensen is the director of digital development at the University of California Press (UCP). Prior to working at UCP, Christensen worked in business development and as...