Open course on Twitter on open access

The aim of this course is to disseminate concepts and basic concepts about open access, with a simple and informative language, providing a panoramic view of good practices, initiatives, standards and tools to publish, disseminate and preserve both publications and the data generated in the framework of an investigation: an open initiative, especially directed to researchers and PhD,  master and postgraduate students, and also to all those who have interest. This training will be done in micro-MOOC format, through Twitter; it will have a duration of five days - from 23 to 27 October - and it will be given every day at 12 o'clock by @moocmicro and labeled #OAMOOC.

The contents of the micro-MOOC will be disseminated daily for about half an hour with about twenty Tweets. Each day a different theme will be treated with articles, images and videos, among other resources. Since it will be announced by Twitter, it is recommended to follow @moocmicro account. There will be the possibility to comment by mentioning this account and including #OAMOOC. Once the course is finished, the contents will be collected in Storify: the link will be shared in the same Twitter account.

This micro-MOOC has been coordinated by the Open University of Catalonia (UOC) - within the framework of the Open Access Week and the UOC R & I Meeting Days cycle - with support for the drafting of the contents of the University of Barcelona, ​​the Autonomous University of Barcelona, ​​the Polytechnic University of Catalonia, the Pompeu Fabra University, the University of Girona, the University of Lleida, the Rovira i Virgili University, Ramon Llull University, the University of Vic - Central Univerity of Catalonia and Jaume I University. The Consortium for University Services of Catalonia (CSUC), the European University Association (EUA), the Ligue des Bibliothèques Européennes de Recherche (LIBER) and SPARC Europe also collaborated.

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