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OA Librarian: Tectonic movements towards open access in the UK ...

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Tectonic movements towards open access in the UK and Europe: September 2012 SPARC Open Access Newsletter. Peter Suber just released the September 2012 SPARC Open Access Newsletter. Highlighted are the major ...
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Insights into researcher behavior: attitudes towards opening access ...

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CGIAR and CIARD strongly believe in opening access to research, and have been working to develop key pathways and other resources to support research institutions and researchers to achieve this. However, there has ...
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Exemplary Collection of Open eLearning Content Repositories - WikiEducator

Exemplary Collection of Open eLearning Content Repositories - WikiEducator | Open is mightier | Scoop.it
Exemplary Collection of Open eLearning Content Repositories http://t.co/bBElk9tt via @zite...
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How can scholarly societies survive as we move ever closer to Open Access? | Impact of Social Sciences

How can scholarly societies survive as we move ever closer to Open Access? | Impact of Social Sciences | Open is mightier | Scoop.it
"How can scholarly societies survive as we move ever closer to Open Access?
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Directory of Open Access Books Survey » OAPEN-UK

The Directory of Open Access Books (DOAB) is currently running a survey to help them learn about needs and expectations with respect to the services, workflows and protocols that they are developing for the DOAB.
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The big debate: open data - The Guardian

The big debate: open data - The Guardian | Open is mightier | Scoop.it
The GuardianThe big debate: open dataThe GuardianHolding back data protects no one and I would much rather allow the public access to too much information in a disorganised manner, than withhold information and provide the minimum in an organised...
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Weighing up the real value of e-publishing - Mail & Guardian Online

Weighing up the real value of e-publishing - Mail & Guardian Online | Open is mightier | Scoop.it
Weighing up the real value of e-publishingMail & Guardian OnlineThe report examines how to expand open access to research publications. It recommends that in return for free reader access e-journal publishers be paid an "article-processing charge".
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Ensuring open access for publicly funded research | BMJ

NotesCite this as: BMJ 2012;345:e5184 (Ensuring open access for publicly funded research | BMJ http://t.co/pv6X4k4V...)...
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Beall's List of Predatory, Open-Access Publishers

Beall's List of Predatory, Open-Access Publishers | Open is mightier | Scoop.it
Beall's List of Predatory, Open-Access Publishers by Jeffrey Beall 2012 Edition   An updated version of the list is now on Facebook .
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Times Higher Education - Gold or green: which is the best shade of open access?

Times Higher Education - Gold or green: which is the best shade of open access? | Open is mightier | Scoop.it
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Wiley Joins the Open Access Scholarly Publishers Association ...

Wiley Joins the Open Access Scholarly Publishers Association ... | Open is mightier | Scoop.it
John Wiley & Sons, Inc., announced today its new membership of the Open Access Scholarly Publishers Association (OASPA). OASPA represents the interests of open access journal publishers globally in all scientific, ...
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Developing world gains open access to science research, but hurdles remain - The Guardian

Developing world gains open access to science research, but hurdles remain - The Guardian | Open is mightier | Scoop.it
Developing world gains open access to science research, but hurdles remainThe GuardianThese are heady days for supporters of open access (OA), who argue that the results of publicly-funded research should be made freely available to all, not just...
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Stephen Curry on Open Access, post-Finch

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Stephen Curry on Open Access, post-Finch http://t.co/0I9ufGN1 #openaccess...
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EUROPA - Press Releases - Scientific data: open access to research results will boost Europe's innovation capacity

EUROPA - Press Releases - Scientific data: open access to research results will boost Europe's innovation capacity | Open is mightier | Scoop.it
European Commission Press release Brussels, 17 July 2012 Scientific data: open access to research results will boost Europe's innovation capacity The European Commission today outlined measures to improve access to scientific information produced...
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CC-BY and - or versus? - open access - The Imaginary Journal of ...

CC-BY and - or versus? - open access - The Imaginary Journal of ... | Open is mightier | Scoop.it
open access. Many in the open access movement consider CC-BY, the Creative Commons Attribution license, to be the very embodiment of the spirit of the Budapest Open Access Initiative - giving away all rights to one's work ...
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PeerJ co-founder Binfield on “Inevitability” of Open Access | CCC's Beyond the Book

PeerJ co-founder Binfield on “Inevitability” of Open Access | CCC's Beyond the Book | Open is mightier | Scoop.it
In scholarly publishing, the remarkable growth of the “Open Access” movement is the story of 2012.
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Push for Open Access to Publicly Financed Research Swells Abroad - Technology - The Chronicle of Higher Education

Push for Open Access to Publicly Financed Research Swells Abroad - Technology - The Chronicle of Higher Education | Open is mightier | Scoop.it
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Open access in research: catch up on the debate

Open access in research: catch up on the debate | Open is mightier | Scoop.it
The UK recently unveiled its proposal to make all publicly funded research open access.
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UK government will enforce open access to development research

UK government will enforce open access to development research | Open is mightier | Scoop.it
All studies funded by Department for International Development after 1 November will be freely available for anyone to read...
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UK Research Councils (RCUK) Announce New Open Access Policy | UKCoRR

In the wake of the Finch Report on the 16th July 2012 the RCUK has finally unveiled their revised Open Access policy, which brings with it a harmonizati...
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