Access" means free availability on the Internet
of scientific or academic literature (mainly the peer-reviewed
articles), allowing any user to read, download, copy, distribute,
print, search, or link to the full texts.
Following the success of the previous
conferences (held in May 2005 and November 2006), the goal of
this 3rd Open Access Conference is to foster
the awareness, debate and sharing of experiences about Open Access.
The 3ª Conferência OA is part of a national project, the Open Access Cientific Repository and the main results will be presented at the conference.
This conference will have the contribution
of some of the most prominent protagonists and representatives
of various organizations related with Open Access, and it’s
aimed to all the parties interested on the subject such as researchers,
university and funding agency leaders, repositories managers,
librarians, publishers and others.
Amid others, the program the conference
program will include the following subjects:
- Open Access Policies
- Institutional Repositories
- Open Science and Open Data
The official languages of the 3rd Open
Access Conference will be the Portuguese and English.