Activities in Sweden during International Open Access Week

News: 2011-10-19

The International Open Access Week 2011 will be celebrated 24-30 October. Many Swedish universities arrange activities and seminars during the period. Gothenburg University Library will for example webcast the seminar below:

TISDAG 25 OKTOBER
Fri tillgång, finansiering och framtid
Bakgrund, nuläge och framtid om open access i Sverige och omvärlden. Vad finns det för ekonomiska modeller? Behöver vi en nationell open access-policy? Vad innebär Vetenskapsrådets beslut om open access? Varför publicera i en open access-tidskrift?
Rektor Pam Fredman, Agneta Olsson, Göteborgs universitetsbibliotek, Jan Hagerlid , Kungliga Biblioteket och Lisbeth Söderqvist, Vetenskapsrådet. Moderator är Staffan Edén, Göteborgs universitet.
Tid: 13.00-14.45
Plats: Wallenberg konferenscentrum, Medicinaregatan 20A, Wallenbergsalen.

SND and Open Access
It is possible to deposit research data/materials at SND with different access levels, one of them corresponds to "freely available". In July 2011 SND
launched Open Data which currently contains ISSP studies. Open Data will be filled gradually with freely available research data.

Swedish party programs and election 1887-2010 is a freely available resource from SND which is also searchable in Korp, newly launched at Språkbanken.