14th of October is the world´s first Open Access Day.
For the fist time the Open Access Day takes place all over the world the 14th of October 2008. Open Access Day will help to broaden awareness and understanding of Open Access, including recent mandates and emerging policies, within the international higher education community and the general public. Founding partners are SPARC (Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition), Students for FreeCulture, and the Public Library of Science.
The Library and Learning Resources at the University of Borås acknowledges the Open Access Day with an exhibition in the entrance of the library.
More information about the Open Access Day 2008: http://openaccessday.org/.