Open Links

Photo: Zion National Park Links related to Open Access, Open Educational Resources and all things open presented in somewhat random fashion: Open Publishing Fest, May 2020 Open Publishing Fest celebrates communities developing open creative, scholarly, technological, and civic publishing projects. This is at once a collaborative and distributed event. Sessions are hosted by individuals and …

Open

Photo: Always open Open = Allowing access, passage, or a view Essay What happens when always open is not even open anymore? 24/7 does not really mean seven days a week, 24 hours. This is the transition we are living through. Could this be the time to be more open? if not physically then informationally, …

Open Education Week 2019

Poster Open Education Week 2019 – openeducationweek.org – takes place March 4-8. Hashtags: #openeducationwk, #oaweek Twitter shoutout: @OEWeek @oeconsortium @OERCommons Background Some background. The goal of Open Education Week is to raise awareness about free and open educational opportunities that exist for everyone, everywhere, right now. Organizers and participants highlight how open education can help …

Open Concept

Buzzwords Open Concept = the elimination of barriers such as walls and doors that traditionally separated distinct functional areas, such as combining the kitchen, living room, and dining room into a single great room Also see: open plan Headlines The curse of open plan – Colin Bisset People in open-concept homes are realizing the walls …

Open Policy

Photo Open Policy = Open Policy Network http://openpolicynetwork.org Open Policy Institute – Creative Commons http://wiki.creativecommons.org/Open_Policy_Institute https://creativecommons.org/weblog/entry/42736 https://creativecommons.org/2016/12/06/global-open-policy PDF http://sloanconsortium.org/conferences/2011/aln/obviousness-open-policy Embedded Tweets Launch of the Open Policy Network: http://t.co/2xcDBuD92x #OPN #openpolicy #OER #OA @creativecommons @openpolicynet — Dr. Cable Green (@cgreen) May 19, 2014 "Imagine what would be possible with broad, open access to publicly funded research, …

Designing Equitable Foundations for Open Knowledge

Poster Announcement: The theme for the 2018 International Open Access Week (October 22-28) is “designing equitable foundations for open knowledge.” Examples please of open access policies and practices and how they are implemented by governments, funders, universities, publishers, and scholars. Hashtags: #OAweek, #OpenAccessWeek SPARC: This year’s theme reflects a scholarly system in transition. While governments, …

Open Space

Buzzwords Open Space is “land that remains largely unaltered by urban activities … for solace in a naturalistic environment … possessing outstanding scenic qualities, rare flora, riparian quality, wetlands, critical wildlife habitat, fragile areas or unusual geologic or topographical formations.” (Clark County) Elsewhere on the Web What is Open Space/Green Space? – EPA http://www.clarkcountynv.gov/comprehensive-planning/advanced-planning/Documents/LVVPerimeterPhase1Report.pdf Wikipedia Urban_open_space Planeta.com …

What’s a wiki?

Poster The term ‘wiki‘ is derived from a Polynesian word meaning ‘quick.’ This is an apt descriptor since changes can be made immediately by editors. For the purposes of Planeta.com, a wiki is a particularly useful platform for collaboration. Wikis allow multiple editors with each step being logged. That said, many of our closest friends …

Open Knowledge

Buzzwords Open knowledge is knowledge that one is free to use, reuse, and redistribute without legal, social or technological restriction. Open knowledge is a set of principles and methodologies related to the production and distribution of how knowledge works in an open manner. Wikipedia Open_knowledge Planeta.com Designing Equitable Foundations for Open Knowledge Open Access Open