[Oa-italia] [Fwd: An Overview of Open Access for Open Access Week 2010]

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Oggetto: An Overview of Open Access for Open Access Week 2010
Da:      "Stevan Harnad" <harnad a ecs.soton.ac.uk>
Data:    Gio, 21 Ottobre 2010, 5:24 am
A:       "SPARC Open Access Forum" <SPARC-OAForum a arl.org>


ROAR, the Registry of Open Access Repositories, is
launching an
Overview of Open Access that showcases open access
material from
repositories around the world. Picking one recent deposit
at a
time, the animated map cycles around the world's repositories
showing a description of the deposit itself, together with a
description and thumbnail of the repository's home page.
few seconds another deposit is chosen from another
making what we hope is an interesting trip around the
World of
Open Access! The title of each repository and each deposit is
linked from the display, allowing viewers to explore
repositories  and open access research from around the

To view the Overview of Open Access, go to

The Small Print!
This is an unfunded, temporary, experimental service
provided by
the ROAR/EPrints team at Southampton. We hope to develop
it into
a useful tool for advocacy: ultimately we would like to
your repository, your deposits and your institution in the
context of the world's scientific research. Please bear
with us
if there are any early technical glitches! Any comments and
suggestions should be directed to Tim Brody
(tdb2 a ecs.soton.ac.uk), whereas criticisms and complaints
be sent to Les Carr (lac a ecs.soton.ac.uk).  ROAR
(roar.eprints.org) is a service which tracks the growth of
Access in almost 2000 repositories across the world. Together
with our OpenDOAR partners (www.opendoar.org), we seek to
catalogue, analyse and promote the adoption of Open Access

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