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SPARC is a non-profit advocacy organization that supports systems for research and education that are open by default and equitable by design

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Check out these key milestones from the 2023 Year of #OpenScience! As we reflect on these accomplishments, we are looking forward to an Era of Open Science. @WHOSTP:
https://www.whitehouse.gov/ostp/news-updates/2024/01/31/fact-sheet-biden-harris-administration-marks

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SPARC provides a full set of resources to help you learn more about your rights as an author. We have free tools to effectively manage your copyrights here:

https://sparcopen.org/our-work/author-rights/

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When you sign a copyright transfer form, you can decide which rights you want to keep, and which you want to give away. SPARC has tools to help you effectively manage your copyrights here.

https://sparcopen.org/our-work/author-rights/

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Curious about others' Big Deal contracts? We have licenses from several libraries & consortia available to download. Learn how push back against confidentiality clauses & NDAs, plus get additional contracts in our “Freedom of Information Requests” guide. https://sparcopen.org/our-work/big-deal-knowledge-base/contracts-library/

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Reminder: The National Science Foundation @NSF has issues a request for information on its Public Access Plan ensuring open, immediate & equitable access to its research. Comments from individuals and communities can be submitted here: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/NSFPUBLICACCESSPLAN

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Busting myths about @WHOSTP45 Nelson memo:
Compliance does NOT require expense on the part of a researcher. The policy can be followed through deposit of a researcher’s author-accepted manuscript in an agency-designated repository. More here: https://www.whitehouse.gov/ostp/news-updates/2023/11/22/report-to-congress-on-financing-mechanisms-for-open-access-publishing-of-federally-funded-research/

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Thanks SPARC Steering Committee!

At our last meeting of 2023, we say goodbye - with gratitude - to our outgoing members: Gwen Bird, Karen Estlund, Scarlet Galvan, Mary Lee Kennedy, Ginny Steel, and Catherine Steeves.

Welcome to new incoming SPARC Steering Committee members: Amy Buckland, Emily Gore, & Charlotte Roh!

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Nice summary of options for supporting ; so important to see non-APC options for complying with the Nelson Memo clearly articulated.
https://www.whitehouse.gov/ostp/news-updates/2023/11/22/report-to-congress-on-financing-mechanisms-for-open-access-publishing-of-federally-funded-research/

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We're pleased to highlight the good work of @InvestInOpen & Kaitlin Thaney to catalyze investment in open technologies & infrastructure. . Read more in our 2023 profile:
https://www.openaccessweek.org/theme-profiles/project-one-ls25b-mtr2j-zrg4m-nh74a-paswr-cwswl-e5g8y-e7t8l-bh89c-x9nz4-46pnr-4jhgz-wase6-wxf6b-rlbsp

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SPARC's new report highlights what is at risk when the same overarching company simultaneously operates both key academic infrastructure and expansive data brokering and surveillance businesses.

https://sparcopen.org/our-work/privacy-and-surveillance-community-of-practice/navigating-risk-in-vendor-data-privacy-practices/

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It's your work. Know your rights. Learn more about our free resources and tools to help you effectively manage your copyrights.

https://sparcopen.org/our-work/author-rights/

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For @OA_Works, it's all about making easy & equitable by providing free, open-source tools. It was started by students in 2013 as the Open Access Button. Since, it has grown in scope & impact w/ the vision of Joe McArthur & his team.
https://www.openaccessweek.org/theme-profiles/project-one-ls25b-mtr2j-zrg4m-nh74a-paswr-cwswl-e5g8y-e7t8l-bh89c-x9nz4-46pnr-4jhgz-wase6-wxf6b-73tht-cbp29

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Kaitlin Thaney from Invest in Open Infrastructure @investinopen on theme "Community over Commercialization." https://www.openaccessweek.org/theme-profiles/project-one-ls25b-mtr2j-zrg4m-nh74a-paswr-cwswl-e5g8y-e7t8l-bh89c-x9nz4-46pnr-4jhgz-wase6-wxf6b-rlbsp

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More on the theme "Community over Commercialization" from @aosp_africa. Profiles on the African Open Science Platform & other groups:

https://www.openaccessweek.org/theme-profiles

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Now live on the blog!
@melhagemann reflects on the original goals of @TheBOAI and how Latin America exemplifies what can be accomplished when community is prioritized over commercialization.

https://www.openaccessweek.org/blog/2023/latin-america-exemplifies-what-can-be-accomplished-when-community-is-prioritized-over-commercialization

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Happy International Open Access Week!

https://www.openaccessweek.org/

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Tomorrow, Oct. 19, @theNASEM will host a public workshop (in person & hybrid) on developing new approaches to promote equitable & inclusive implementation of policies. Click below to register. @OpenResearchFG

https://events.nationalacademies.org/40983_10-2023_developing-new-approaches-to-promote-equitable-and-inclusive-implementation

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We're still fighting AGAINST Section 552 of the House CJS bill and FOR to vital research funded by the public. Join us. Here's how to make your voice heard in Congress: https://sparcopen.org/our-work/oppose-section-552-that-will-block-taxpayer-access-to-research/

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Last week marked the 1-year anniversary of the Nelson Memo! We celebrate @WHOSTP's action to eliminate the 12-month embargo on federally funded research. This means the public will have access to vital information supported by taxpayer dollars. Learn more: https://sparcopen.org/our-work/2022-updated-ostp-policy-guidance/

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Attention researchers, scientists & students at US Minority Serving Institutions: The @OpenResearchFG Seed Award Program is geared to stimulate & reward at MSIs. Join our webinar Aug. 18 at 1 p.m. ET to learn more. Register: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZcuduihqzIvHNR_-hbcmLw1yQruUhXea2Lw#/registration

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Don't miss your chance to enter a submission for the 2023 DataWorks! Prize! These awards will recognize new, innovative approaches to data sharing and reuse in the fields of biological and biomedical research. Deadline to apply is August 15th!
https://nlmdirector.nlm.nih.gov/2023/07/11/swapping-data-management-recipes/

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Sec. 552 of the House CJS bill shuts the door on to research! Tell Congress to remove Sec. 552 to ensure the American public can benefit from the research it funds.

Take action!

https://sparcopen.org/our-work/oppose-section-552-that-will-block-taxpayer-access-to-research/

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Looking for examples to make the case for open scholarship? We have stories about how & are helping bridge the digital divide, advance scientific discovery, streamline research & increase college success.
https://sparcopen.org/impact-stories/

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In Geneva today, @emckiernan13 of @OpenResearchFG shares her perspective on reproducibility, reusability, and reward systems in practice. Working to move forward open scholarship at the @cern - @nasa Summit 2023!

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