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The inexorable rise of open access scientific publishing - The Guardian (blog)

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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

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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

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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

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Participate in Open Access Week with help from ACRL http://t.co/V1plrmjb...
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The Finch Report and RCUK Open Access policy: How can libraries respond? | Impact of Social Sciences

The Finch Report and RCUK Open Access policy: How can libraries respond? | Impact of Social Sciences | Open is mightier | Scoop.it
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'Universities should give SMEs open access to intellectual property ...

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Small and medium sized firms across the country should be given open access to taxpayer funded research, says academic.
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Open Access and Closed Minds: Balancing Intellectual Property and Public ... - UN Chronicle

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UN ChronicleOpen Access and Closed Minds: Balancing Intellectual Property and Public ...UN ChronicleOpen Access and Closed Minds: Balancing Intellectual Property and Public Interest in the Digital Age.
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Gold is good, but it's not the only colour, RCUK says - Times Higher Education

Gold is good, but it's not the only colour, RCUK saysTimes Higher EducationThe comments were made by Mark Thorley, chair of RCUK's Research Outputs Network, at a discussion event called Open Access: Going for Gold?
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What is it? - Open Access for Liaison Librarians

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A Charles Atlas workout for your knowledge of open scholarship


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How Open Is It? – Request for Public Comment - PLoS Blogs (blog)

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How Open Is It? – Request for Public CommentPLoS Blogs (blog)Not all Open Access is created equal. To move beyond the seemingly simple question of Is it Open Access?” PLOS, SPARC and OASPA have collaborated to develop a resource called HowOpenIsIt?
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What open access science research could mean for the developing world

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BOGOR, Indonesia (24 September, 2012)_The British government recently unveiled plans to make all publicly funded scientific research available to anyone by 2014 – for free.
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United Kingdom's Open Access Policy Urgently Needs a Tweak

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D-Lib Magazine ([OpenAccess] / “United Kingdom's Open Access Policy Urgently Needs a Tweak” http://t.co/A0ihJISP...)...
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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

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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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Does Open Access Tackle, Perpetuate, or Exacerbate the Matthew ...

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While some hope that OA will create a more accessible literature, new data about NSF funding and some logical extrapolations suggest it may actually exacerbate the Matthew Effect, choking off opportunities to publish for ...
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Thank you, open access movement! September 30, 2012 Dramatic ...

Thank you, open access movement! September 30, 2012 Dramatic ... | Open is mightier | Scoop.it
On this Canadian Thanksgiving weekend, this issue of the Dramatic Growth of Open Access is dedicated to all of the many millions of people around the world who make open access happen - the scholars who take the time ...
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SCOAP3 Open Access Initiative Launched at CERN

Representatives from the science funding agencies and library communities of 29 countries are meeting at CERN1 today to launch the SCOAP32 Open Access initiative.
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Open access will change the world, if scientists want it to - The Conversation

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Open access will change the world, if scientists want it toThe ConversationWhile the Australian Research Council considers its policy on open-access publication and others within the scientific community call for the increased sharing of scientific...
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Research matters: Students will reap the benefits of new thinking on access to ... - The Independent

Research matters: Students will reap the benefits of new thinking on access to ... - The Independent | Open is mightier | Scoop.it
Research matters: Students will reap the benefits of new thinking on access to ...The IndependentOpen Access has dominated the research news across the summer, but if you're starting out on a research career and have yet to publish journal...
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Not So Fast on 'Open Access' - Inside Higher Ed

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Inside Higher EdNot So Fast on 'Open Access'Inside Higher EdThe movement toward "open access" publishing -- in which scholarly journal articles are available free -- is taking off without consideration of the impact on humanities scholarship, says...
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