International Day for Universal Access to Information

Poster September 28 is the International Day for Universal Access to Information. Hashtag: #AccessToInfoDay History The day was inaugurated in November 2015 and was first held on September 28, 2016. The day had been recognized as International Right to Know Day since 2002 and was developed by international civil society advocates into its current form beginning in 2012. …

Access

Photo: Zion Parking Ron Mader: One of the cornerstones of Planeta.com is a commitment toward greater access to information and the physical world. Too often the online paywalls and barriers impair our curiosity. We champion open access, particularly when it comes to reading and interacting with conservation and cultural resources on the Web. This parallels …

Curb Cut

Buzzwords Curb Cut = a ramp cut into a street curb at a corner for wheelchair access or at a driveway for vehicular access Also see: digital curb cut / electronic curb cut http://www.accessiblesociety.org/topics/technology/eleccurbcut.htm Recommended Listening https://99percentinvisible.org/episode/curb-cuts Wikipedia Curb cut Planeta.com Access

Open

Photo: Martin Heigan, When it rains in Africa Open = Allowing access, passage or a view Now is the time to be more open. With most crisis created by secretive information becoming public, we advocate making as much information public and transparent as possible – starting with tourism and conservation info. Not everything has to …

Access Links

Photo Links to access and open access presented in somewhat random fashion: Stray Observations Just because I want access doesn’t mean I will come on in. Background 2017 is the second year of UNESCO marking 28 September as the “International Day for Universal Access to Information” (IDUAI). On 17 November 2015, UNESCO adopted a resolution …

Open Access

Buzzwords Open Access = Availability to all Open Access is the free, immediate, online availability of research articles coupled with the rights to use these articles fully in the digital environment. – SPARC Key Links sparcopen.org @SPARC_NA Tweets by SPARC_NA Planeta.com Open Open Links Access Open Educational Resources Designing Equitable Foundations for Open Knowledge International …

Access to Information and Indigenous Peoples of Oaxaca (2018)

Derecho de Acceso a la Información y los Pueblos Indígenas de Oaxaca Right of Access to Information and Indigenous Peoples of Oaxaca Key Links http://iaipoaxaca.org.mx https://www.facebook.com/IAIPOaxaca https://www.youtube.com/user/cotaipo Embedded Tweets #Hoy, acompáñanos en la presentación de los materiales de difusión "Derecho de Acceso a la Información y los #PueblosIndígenas"; un resultado de la Convocatoria del Programa …

#TurismoPropone

Sunday, February 19 Ecuador holds its general election. In advance of the public vote, Ecuadoran tourism pros held their own twitterchat (tuitazzo) with proposals for advancing tourism. Hashtag: #turismopropone Highlights: Medición del turismo en tiempo real con herramientas tecnológicas y no después de 3 años (measurement of tourism in real time with technological tools and not …

Open in Action #OAWeek

International Open Access Week is a global, community-driven week promoting Open Access as the new default in scholarship and research. This year the celebration is held October 24-30 with the theme: “Open in Action.” Hashtag: #OAweek To be fair, International Open Access Week has always been about catalyzing action, and this year’s theme encourages everyone to take …