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Open Access Week is a global event providing the academic and research community with an opportunity to learn about the potential benefits of open access, to share what they’ve learned with colleagues, help inspire wider participation.

Books About Open Access

Open Design Now book coverOpen Design Now: Why Design Cannot Remain Exclusive by Bas van Abel
Call Number:TS171 O53
ISBN: 9789063692599
Publication Date: 2011
"Open Design Now looks at design in the new creative commons, co-creation era. It presents practices, tools, and licensing systems, as open design is a way of designing everyone can participate in. Includes essays, cases, and visuals on various issues of open design, as well as practical guidelines for designers, design educators, and policymakers to get started." -- From the publisher

Scholarship in the Digital Age: Information, Infrastructure, and the Internet by Christine L. Borgman
Call Number: AZ195 B6
ISBN: 0262026198
Publication Date: 2007
"Scholars in all fields now have access to an unprecedented wealth of online information, tools, and services. The Internet lies at the core of an information infrastructure for distributed, data-intensive, and collaborative research. Although much attention has been paid to the new technologies making this possible, from digitized books to sensor networks, it is the underlying social and policy changes that will have the most lasting effect on the scholarly enterprise. In Scholarship in the Digital Age, Christine Borgman explores the technical, social, legal, and economic aspects of the kind of infrastructure that we should be building for scholarly research in the twenty-first century." -- From the publisher

Brokering access: power, politics, and freedom of information process in Canada
by Larsen, Mike; Walby, Kevin

Call Number: KE5325 B76
ISBN: 0774823232
Publication Date: 2012
"Access to information (ATI) is widely regarded as a fundamental democratic right. Yet in Canada there still exists a struggle between the public’s quest for accountability and our government’sculture of secrecy. Drawing together the perspectives of social scientists, journalists, and ATI advocates, Brokering Access explores the policies and practices surrounding access to information at the federal, provincial, and municipal levels. This groundbreaking volume is the first of its kind to promote the idea that ATI should be used as a critical research strategy. It is a vital resource for scholars, policy makers, journalists, and anyone who is concerned about access to information and its effect on all Canadians." -- From the publisher

Open Source Architecture by Ratti, Carlo; Claudel, Matthew
Call Number: NA689 O53 R27
ISBN: 9780500343067
Publication Date: 2015
"Open Source Architecture is a visionary manifesto for the architecture of tomorrow that argues for a paradigm shift from architecture as a means of supporting the ego-fueled grand visions of "starchitects" to a collaborative, inclusive, network-driven process inspired by twenty-first-century trends such as crowd-sourcing, open access, and mass customization. The question is how collaborative design can avoid becoming design-by-committee. Authors Carlo Ratti and Matthew Claudel navigate this topic nimbly in chapters such as "Why It Did Not Work" and "Learning from the Network." They also meet the essential requirement of any manifesto, considering the applications of open-source architecture not only conceptually but also in practice, in chapters such as "Open Source Gets Physical" and "Building Harmonies." Open Source Architecture is an important new work on the frontlines of architectural thought and practice." -- From the publisher.

Works by OCADU's Open Access Week Presenters and Panelists

Art Canada Institute - Institut de l'art canadien
"The Art Canada Institute is a non-profit research organization based at Massey College, University of Toronto. Founded in 2012, the ACI is the only national institution whose mandate is to promote the study of an inclusive multi-vocal Canadian art history to as broad an audience as possible, in both English and French, within Canada and internationally. The ACI works with more than 50 of Canada’s leading art historians, curators, and visual culture experts who are dedicated to the creation of authoritative original content on the people, themes, and topics that have defined Canadian art history. The ACI is a registered Canadian charity."-- From publisher website

Art documentation : bulletin of the Art Libraries Society of North America
Call Number: N1 Art Document
ISSN: 0730-7187
Publication Date: 1982-present
"Art Documentation is the official bulletin of the Art Libraries Society of North America, 1982-present. It includes articles and information relevant to art librarianship and visual resources curatorship. ... The subscription to Art Documentation is included as part of membership in ARLIS/NA." -- From publisher website

C international contemporary art
Call Number: N1 C international
ISSN: 1480-5472 (print), 1923-3795 (online), 1193-8625
Publication Date: 1983-present
"C Magazine is a Toronto-based contemporary art and criticism periodical devoted to providing a forum for significant ideas in visual art and culture. Each quarterly issue explores a new theme through original art writing, criticism and artists' projects." -- From publisher website

Shift : exchanges / editors Caroline MacFarlane and Vanessa Nicholas
Call Number: NK 1413 A1 S44
ISSN: 9780978327873
Publication Date: 2014
"The OCAD U Student Press fosters critical engagement through publishing in the OCAD U community. The Press publishes in print and online, with a focus on circulating the creativity and intelligence of our student community. In addition to publishing, the Press organizes a semesterly speaker series night called Function, hosts workshops on bookmaking techniques, and collaborates with others on special projects." -- From publisher website