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The first annual Open Texas conference convenes librarians, faculty, administrators, and other open education practitioners and advocates in Texas. This year’s conference will be fully online and hosted by Houston Community College and the University of Houston-Downtown.
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Texas A&M University Libraries, a founding member of the TDL, held a number of activities during Open Access Week 2011 designed to raise awareness about the benefits of free and immediate access to research.
JISC has set up a special website dealing with Open Access as part of Open Access Week.
Texas A&M University Libraries has released a schedule of activities for Open Access Week, which will take place October 18-24.
The National Science Foundation has released its new Data Management Policy for researchers preparing grant proposals.
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A journal article by Holly Mercer explores whether librarians “practice what they preach” when it comes to self-archiving and open access behaviors.
An article in Science explores the growth of online, open-access journals over the last decade.
The UK’s Open University argues, in a poster presented at Open Repositories 2010, that a successful institutional repository can be built through active advocacy and management — without a mandate.