12 October 2012

Open Access Week@AIMS

As part of the CIARD Movement, AIMS is organizing a series of webinars on the theme Making Agricultural Research Information Publicly Available and Accessible during Open Access Week 2012 . Seven webinars will be held from Tuesday, October 23 until Friday, October 26 and will include Jean-Claude Guédon and Alma Swan who will focus on the status of Open Access in the agricultural domain and Open Access policy developments. Wouter Gerritsma will talk about value-added services for the Wageningen Institutional Repository and Enrica Porcari will highlight the experience of CGIAR. The event will close with 3 webinars consisting each of 3 short presentations talking about respectively "Promotion of Open Access", "Search Engines for Open Access Web Resources" and "Digital Repository Development Use Cases". You can find the complete scedule at: at the program website. The event is being co-sponsored by FAO, GFAR, IAALD, and IICA.

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