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Sunday, October 12, 2008

Liveblog OA Day and win a prize from PLoS

Liz Allen, Synchroblogging competition for Open Access Day - get writing this weekend, PLoS blog, October 10, 2008.

Why does Open Access matter to you? Post a blog on October 14th 2008 and enter our competition – you could win a bag of swag. ...

On October 14, 2008, wherever in the world you live, we want you to tell everyone why Open Access Matters to you in celebration of the first ever Open Access Day. We want the cumulative effect of all these posts to show the blogosphere how Open Access touches the lives of many many people. ...

To enter the competition, all you have to do is blog on this topic on October 14, 2008. We'll use Google News/Technorati to track entries - to make this easier please use the phrase "Open Access Day" in your post. We’ve assembled a small team of judges who will review all these posts and vote on a winner. ...

The winner will also receive a bag of swag that includes: a 1 year print subscription to Seed magazine, a PLoS travel mug, a couple of cool PLoS t-shirts and other items plus their post will be cross posted to the blogs where the judges blog.

Comment. Consider using the tag oaday2008 on your blog posts, photos, videos, tweets, and other online chatter about OA Day -- it'll make it easier to find.

See also our past posts on Open Access Day.