[Oa-italia] Re: [IFLA-L] International Open Access meeting comes to the United States

Mauro Guerrini guerrini.mauro a fastwebnet.it
Ven 25 Mar 2011 10:20:57 CET

mauro Guerrini

Il 24/03/2011 17:25, Jennifer McLennan ha scritto:
> For immediate release
> March 24, 2011
> For more information, contact:
> -- Christoph Bruch, The Max Planck Society, +49 (30) 84 13 37 27, 
> bruch [at] mpdl [dot] mpg [dot] de
> -- Andrea Early, Marine Biological Laboratory, (508) 289-7652, aearly 
> [at] mbl [dot] edu
> -- Jennifer McLennan, SPARC, (202) 296-2296 ext. 121, jennifer [at] 
> arl [dot] org
> *International Open Access meeting comes to the United States
> *Save the dates: Berlin 9 to be held in Washington, DC, November 9 & 
> 10, 2011
> (Washington, DC, Woods Hole, MA, & Munich, Germany) The ninth 
> installment in the Berlin Open Access Conference Series, 
> which convenes leaders in the science, humanities, research, funding, 
> and policy communities around The Berlin Declaration on Open Access to 
> Knowledge in the Sciences and Humanities, will take place at the 
> Howard Hughes Medical Institute on November 9 & 10, 2011. The 
> conference, called “Berlin 9 Open Access Conference: The impact of 
> Open Access in research and scholarship,” will focus on the role that 
> open online access can play in accelerating the conduct and 
> communication of scholarship, and the opportunities this presents to 
> the funders, creators, and end users of this information.
> The Berlin Declaration on Open Access to Knowledge in the Sciences and 
> Humanities, issued in 2003 by international research, scientific, and 
> cultural institutions, promotes the Internet as a medium for 
> disseminating global knowledge. It has been signed by the leaders of 
> nearly 300 research institutions, libraries, archives, museums, 
> funding agencies, and governments from around the world. Signatories 
> include the Max Planck Society (co-initiator and custodian of the 
> declaration), CERN, the Chinese Academy of Sciences, Academia Europea, 
> Harvard University, and the International Federation of Library 
> Associations.
> The Berlin Open Access Conference Series supports the continued 
> adoption and realization of the principles of the declaration and has 
> been hosted in Germany, Switzerland, England, Italy, France, and – 
> most recently – China. Berlin 9 will mark the first such meeting to 
> take place in North America. The program will feature concrete steps 
> taken by a variety of stakeholders to support Open Access and invite 
> participants to consider added actions that might be taken – including 
> encouraging signatures to the Berlin Declaration.
> Berlin 9 is being organized by representatives from the science, 
> humanities, research, funding and policy communities, including the 
> Marine Biological Laboratory, and will be held on the campus of the 
> Howard Hughes Medical Institute, in Chevy Chase, MD. Conference 
> planning is being coordinated by the Max Planck Society and SPARC (the 
> Scholarly Publishing & Academic Resources Coalition).
> Further details will be available through the Web at www.berlin9.org 
> <http://www.berlin9.org/>. Registration will open later this spring.
> ##
> About the Max Planck Society
> The Max Planck Society is Germany's most successful research 
> organization. Since its establishment in 1948, no fewer than 17 Nobel 
> laureates have emerged from the ranks of its scientists, putting it on 
> a par with the best and most prestigious research institutions 
> worldwide. The currently 80 Max Planck Institutes conduct basic 
> research in the service of the general public in the natural sciences, 
> life sciences, social sciences, and the humanities. For further 
> information, visit http://www.mpg.de/en and 
> http://oa.mpg.de/lang/en-uk/berlin-prozess.
> About the Marine Biological Laboratory
> The Marine Biological Laboratory (MBL) is dedicated to scientific 
> discovery and improving the human condition through research and 
> education in biology, biomedicine, and environmental science. Founded 
> in Woods Hole, Massachusetts in 1888, the MBL is an independent, 
> nonprofit corporation.
> About the Howard Hughes Medical Institute
> The Howard Hughes Medical Institute plays a powerful role in advancing 
> scientific research and education in the United States. 
> Its scientists, located across the country and around the world, have 
> made important discoveries that advance both human health and our 
> fundamental understanding of biology. The Institute also aims to 
> transform science education into a creative, 
> interdisciplinary endeavor that reflects the excitement of real 
> research. For more information, visit www.hhmi.org <http://www.hhmi.org/>.
> About SPARC
> SPARC (Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition), with 
> SPARC Europe and SPARC Japan, is an international alliance of more 
> than 800 academic and research libraries working to create a more open 
> system of scholarly communication. SPARC’s advocacy, educational, and 
> publisher partnership programs encourage expanded dissemination of 
> research. SPARC is on the Web at http://www.arl.org/sparc.
> -------------------------------------
> Jennifer McLennan
> Director of Programs & Operations
> jennifer a arl.org <mailto:jennifer a arl.org>
> (202) 296-2296 x121
> Fax: (202) 872-0884
> http://www.linkedin.com/in/jennifermclennan
> http://www.arl.org/sparc
> --------------------------------------
> Open Access Week 2011
> October 24 - 30
> http://www.openaccessweek.org

Prof. Mauro Guerrini
UniversitÓ di Firenze
Dipartimento Scienze dell'antichitÓ, Medioevo e Rinascimento e Linguistica
Piazza Brunelleschi 4
50121 Firenze - Italia

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