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Open Access Week 2016 – Open in Action
Now in its ninth year, Open Access Week celebrates progress and promotes awareness to help make Open Access – the founding principle of PLOS – the new norm in scholarship and research globally. Join PLOS in celebrating Open Access Week by being Open in Action.
- Register for an ORCiD ID – distinguish yourself and create a record of your scholarly contributions.
- Join the conversation about Open Access Tools with PLOS authors Lenny Teytelman and Hilda Bastian on 10/26 10am PT for a special OA week edition of PLOS Science Wednesday – the Ask Me Anything (AMA) series on redditscience.
- Explore PLOS Research News, featuring author interviews, video highlights, new research and summaries of newly published PLOS articles.
- Get a sneak peak of PLOS’ upcoming projects with PLOS Publisher Louise Page in this OpenCon 2016 Community Webcast.
- Listen to a special episode of PLOScast – a podcast focused on science, academia and the future of scholarship – featuring UCSF’s James Fraser discussing the use of preprints in the life sciences.
- Learn more about posting articles before formal peer review in The Official PLOS Blog’s The Best of Both Worlds: Preprints and Journals.
- Meet PLOS staff and editors at SVP or iGEM – stop by the booth, learn more about Open Access publishing and pick up a giveaway.
- Browse the Open Highlights Collection, with research from across PLOS journals and the wider Open Access literature curated by staff editors to provide depth of coverage on select topics.
- Share your work with the world by publishing with PLOS – see which journal is the right fit for your work or search PLOS articles to see where your colleagues are publishing. Some special calls for submission include: Co- and Polymicrobial Infections, Trauma—Prevention, Management and the Acute Response to Injury and Microbiology.
Have a great Open Access Week!
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