Open Access report
Wikiproject Open Access on Wikidata; Wikimedia Sverige at Meeting Place Open Access in Malmö; JATS-Con
Wikiproject Open Access on Wikidata
After the English Wikipedia and the English Wikisource, WikiProject now has a presence on Wikidata as well: Wikidata:WikiProject Open Access.
It aims to improve information related to open access across Wikimedia projects and through Wikidata, to facilitate the reuse of open-access materials on Wikimedia projects, and to signal the openness of references used on Wikimedia projects. Its focus is on Wikidata items related to Open Access as well as on Wikidata properties relating to media files, licenses, publications and repositories.
Wikimedia Sverige at Meeting Place Open Access in Malmö
The Wikimedia projects and the possible advantages for researchers using Open Access was presented at Meeting Place Open Access in Malmö, Sweden by Wikimedia Sverige. Slides (in Swedish) are available at aina.li/moa2015 and video on Youtube.
JATS-Con, the conference on JATS, took place at the National Library of Medicine on April 21-22. It featured a talk about the JATS for Reuse Working Group and one about adapting JATS for data citation.
The following represents a selection of the files that have been uploaded this month from open-access sources. Most of these came through the Open Access Media Importer, whose uploads now total over 19,500. If you can think of wiki pages where these files (or other files from the same source articles) could be useful, please put them in there or let us know.
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