Asia OA

(10 June 2017) Asia OA is a special forum hosted by COAR in which members of the Asian open access community can share information, meet each other and build relationships. It has a mailing list and organizes meetings to facilitate greater exchange beyond national boundaries. This community is dedicated to people working in the academic environment based in the Asian region. It celebrates Asian cultural diversity and unique way of doing things.

Just published – June 8, 2017 – Available here: Asia Open Access Regional Survey

This report presents the results of a survey of open access activities in Asia undertaken in early 2017.

Recent events

The community was launched in March 2016 with a meeting hosted by the National Institute of Informatics in Tokyo, Japan. The full meeting report from March 2016 is available here.

The second meeting was held on November 14 – 15, 2016 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Positioning Asia in the Global Movement of Open Science

If you are interested in joining this group, or want more information, please contact the COAR office.

The announcement in full is here.