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 this site, a wiki is a particularly useful platform for collaboration. Wikis allow multiple editors with each step being logged. That said, many of our closest …

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

Open Data

Buzzwords Open data is the idea that some data should be freely available to everyone to use and republish as they wish, without restrictions from copyright, patents or other mechanisms of control. Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Open_data Planeta.com Data Open Open Data Day

Open Journalism

Photo: Always Open Open journalism is a reworking of ‘citizen journalism‘ and we are taking this notion as a cornerstone idea for how to engage with Planeta readers. We have always sought reader (aka the audience) feedback and our best features are invariably the result of collaboration. Are there ways to step up these efforts? If …

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 https://sparcopen.org https://twitter.com/SPARC_NA Tweets by SPARC_NA Planeta.com Open Access Open Educational Resources Designing Equitable Foundations for Open Knowledge International Day for …

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 …

Open Education Week 2018

Poster Open Education Week – https://www.openeducationweek.org – takes place March 5-9. 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 people meet …

Open Textbook

Buzzwords Open Textbook = Textbook with an open license that makes it free for anyone to use and change. It can be print or digital. Elsewhere on the Web Open Textbook Library is a comprehensive referatory that points to open textbooks by a variety of authors and publishers. Twitter https://twitter.com/open_textbooks Planeta.com Open Educational Resources Open …