We've been talking a lot about the power and importance of open access for academic (and especially government funded) research. More and more universities have agreed, with some even having general open access policies for their academics...
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Many educators are doing Education 1.0; talking about doing Education 2.0; when they should be planning and implementing Education 3.0. This post compares the developments of the Internet-Web to those of education. The Internet has become an integral thread of the tapestries of most societies throughout the globe. The web influences people’s way of thinking, doing and being; and people influence the development and content of the web.
Agencies withhold grant money from researchers who do not make publications openly available.
Bernard Rentier's insight:
Let's correct this in the article:
in Liège indeed, 61% of the articles in the repository ORBi (50% of our published articles) are fully OA. But the others are accessible upon request with the click of a button. So, 82% of the ULg literature are actually accessible.
Peer-reviewed manuscripts must be deposited in an institutional or subject repository on acceptance for publication. The title and author of these deposits, and other descriptive information, must be discoverable straight away by anyone with a search engine. The manuscripts must then be accessible for anyone to read and download once any embargo period has elapsed.
Seul le quart des quelque 2 millions d’articles scientifiques publiés annuellement sont en accès libre. Et ce chiffre stagne douloureusement depuis 10 ans. Quelque chose de sérieux ferait-il obstacle?Participez au débat