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News and comment on open access publishing in theory, policy and practice.
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Open Access: Inspiring a More Democratic Future - Networked Researcher

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Open Access: Inspiring a More Democratic Future - http://t.co/9dF0We6t via @NetworkedRes #HigherEd...
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Open Access Publishing: Potential Unintended Consequences of the

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The second in our series on open access in IR and social science (first post here), this time from Colin Wight. Colin is a Professor in the Department of Government and International Relations at the University of Sydney ...
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Death To Open Access! Long Live Open Access!

Death To Open Access! Long Live Open Access! | Open is mightier | Scoop.it
A few weeks ago at the Millennium conference, some of us got together to talk about open access and the political economy of knowledge (re)production in our little corner of academia (“us&#82...
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Berlin10 Open Access Conference Workshops Presentations

The Berlin10 conference took place on November 7-8 on Stellenbosch, South Africa. The workshop presentations are available on the conference website.


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Dr Melissa Terras: open access and the Twitter effect « Open Access Success Stories

Dr Melissa Terras: open access and the Twitter effect « Open Access Success Stories | Open is mightier | Scoop.it
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Close to thirty institutions receive certificates at Berlin10 Open ...

Close to thirty institutions receive certificates at Berlin10 Open ... | Open is mightier | Scoop.it
The Berlin10 Open Access Conference drew to a close on Thursday (8 November) when certificates were handed to 28 African institutions that had signed the Berlin Declaration. No less than 28 African institutions have since ...
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Open Access and its impact on the future of the university librarian

Open Access and its impact on the future of the university librarian | Open is mightier | Scoop.it
We are shifting from content ownership by individual libraries to joint provision of services on a larger scale, says Stephen Barr...
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The future of Open Access | Open Knowledge Foundation Blog

The future of Open Access | Open Knowledge Foundation Blog | Open is mightier | Scoop.it
With increasing realisation that research is best distributed electronically – for speed, economic efficiency, and fairness – Open Access to publicly-funded academic research is inevitable. ...
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The covert censorship of Gold Open Access

The covert censorship of Gold Open Access | Open is mightier | Scoop.it
by Dr Helen Kara, author of Research and Evaluation for busy practitioners Helen Kara has been an independent social researcher and writer since 1999, and is also Associate Research Fellow at the T...
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The impact of open access on librarians | Swets

The impact of open access on librarians | Swets | Open is mightier | Scoop.it
Exploring the potential impact of open access on the librarian and their role within the institution.
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Institute of Development Studies: Open Access: are Southern voices being stifled?

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RSP free webinar: Open Access and the UK funders' policies ~ Events ~ Repositories Support Project

RSP free webinar: Open Access and the UK funders' policies ~ Events ~ Repositories Support Project | Open is mightier | Scoop.it
Repositories Support Project event. Bill Hubbard, Director of the Centre for Research Communications, will present another free RSP webinar during the celebrations of the 6th International Open Access Week (October 22-28 2012) on "Open Access and...
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Is RCUK's open-access cash a 'reckless' road to ruin? - Times Higher Education

Is RCUK's open-access cash a 'reckless' road to ruin?Times Higher EducationResearch Councils UK's announcement of how it will allocate more than £100 million in block grants for open-access publishing has met with a lukewarm reception.
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Open Access in EU finally on the Horizon? ‹ The Political Bouillon

Open Access in EU finally on the Horizon? ‹ The Political Bouillon | Open is mightier | Scoop.it
Discussions on the cost of access to articles in scholarly journals have been rocking the international media in the past months – everywhere from the Economist to the New York Times. The proverbial genie has left the bottle, ...
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The Convergence of International Librarianship and Open Access

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Open Access Week 2012 Blogging Unconference Proceedings (free PDF)

Open Access Week 2012 Blogging Unconference Proceedings (free PDF) | Open is mightier | Scoop.it
I anthologised the proceedings of our Open Access Week 2012 Blogging Unconference. Free PDF.
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UK research funders announce grants for open-access publishing - Nature.com (blog)

UK research funders announce grants for open-access publishing - Nature.com (blog) | Open is mightier | Scoop.it
UK research funders announce grants for open-access publishingNature.com (blog)The UK's research-funding agencies will together spend more than £100 million over the next five years to help pay for taxpayer-funded research papers to be free to...
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Open Access: 'we no longer need expensive publishing networks'

Open Access: 'we no longer need expensive publishing networks' | Open is mightier | Scoop.it
Higher education institutions need to recognise the changing world of publishing, says Rupert Gatti – it's time for academics to take matters into their own hands?
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The inexorable rise of open access scientific publishing - The Guardian (blog)

The inexorable rise of open access scientific publishing - The Guardian (blog) | Open is mightier | Scoop.it
The Guardian (blog)The inexorable rise of open access scientific publishingThe Guardian (blog)Read all about it: academic publishing is changing faster than anyone has realised, according to a new study reported today in BMC Medicine.
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Why Open Access is Good News for Neo-Nazis

Why Open Access is Good News for Neo-Nazis | Open is mightier | Scoop.it
Much of the debate on Open Access has concentrated on the shift from a subscription model that opens access for authors, while restricting access for readers, to a publication charge model that restricts access for authors, ...

 

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Three things #openaccess is not

Three things #openaccess is not | Open is mightier | Scoop.it

Kevin Smith, Duke University's Scholarly Communications Officer talks about open access 


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Participate in Open Access Week with help from ACRL

Participate in Open Access Week with help from ACRL | Open is mightier | Scoop.it
Participate in Open Access Week with help from ACRL http://t.co/V1plrmjb...
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