Latest News from SPARC
Tuesday, September 4, 2018
Coalition of European Funders Announces “Plan S” to Require Full OA, Cap APCs, & Disallow Publication in Hybrid Journals
A group of 10 European research funders, supported by the European Commission and the European Research Council released plans to mandate a move to full, immediate Open Access for all of their funded research articles by January 1, 2020.
Thursday, August 23, 2018
SPARC is pleased to welcome the 2018-2019 cohort for our Open Education Leadership Program, comprised of 24 fellows from SPARC member libraries across the U.S. and Canada.
Thursday, July 26, 2018
Congress approved the Strengthening Career and Technical Education for the 21st Century Act, including provisions supporting open educational resources as an allowable use of federal CTE funds.
Tuesday, July 10, 2018
Camille Thomas, Open Education Fellow, shares her plan to build awareness of open education among new groups of stakeholders.
Monday, July 2, 2018
SPARC is thrilled to welcome Mo Nyamweya to SPARC's Open Education team, where she will serve as Open Education Coordinator.
Wednesday, May 30, 2018
SPARC and the Right to Research Coalition, in partnership with York University, Ryerson University, and the University of Toronto, are excited to announce that OpenCon 2018—the flagship global meeting of the OpenCon community—will take place on November 2-4 in Toronto, Canada.
Thursday, May 24, 2018
Theme of 2018 International Open Access Week To Be “Designing Equitable Foundations for Open Knowledge”
The 2018 Open Access Week Advisory Committee is pleased to announce that the theme for the 2018 International Open Access Week, to be held October 22-28, will be “Designing equitable foundations for open knowledge.”