Open Access Week 2012 @ AIMS: Call for experiences
Open Access Week 2012 @ AIMS
22 - 28 October 2012
Making Agricultural Research Information Publicly Available and Accessible
Call for experiences
The Open Access Week is a global, annual event with the objective of raising awareness of Open Access, highlighting its advantages and benefits, as well as exchanging experiences. Organizations involved in scholarly and scientific communication showcase their activities, experiences and good practices in support of Open Access.
Agricultural Information Management Standards (AIMS) supports Open Access in the agricultural domain through the promotion of methodologies and good practices to enhance the accessibility and visibility or research data in agriculture and related sciences.
Experiences to be shared
During the Open Access Week 2012, AIMS will focus on the theme "Making Agricultural Research Information Publicly Available and Accessible”. We will organize a series of webinars and highlight on our website stories on Open Access in the agricultural domain. You are invited to send us your experiences and good practices! Throughout Open Access Week we will publish your stories on our website and/or invite you to present it as a webinar.
- Submission deadline in English, French or Spanish (400/500 words): September 17 (extended), 2012, to be sent to AIMS@fao.org
- Notification of acceptance: October 8, 2012
- Open Access Week 2012: October 22-28, 2012
Please write to AIMS@fao.org in case you have any questions.