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Why open access should be a key issue for university leaders

Why open access should be a key issue for university leaders | Science 2.0 news | Scoop.it

Universities are drowning in digital information. It's time senior leaders made openness – and its consequences – their concern.

Universities are digital machines these days. But many of the decisions that have to be made as a result are not technical at all. They are about the nature of research and its public benefits, about how learning and teaching takes place, and how we confront difficult ethical issues. Strategic choices that are made now will have significant implications for the ways in which knowledge will be created and shared in the future. (...) - by Martin Hall, The Guardian, 18 February 2014


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Live-tweeting at academic conferences: 10 rules of thumb

Live-tweeting at academic conferences: 10 rules of thumb | Science 2.0 news | Scoop.it

After 'Twittergate', Ernesto Priego explores the ethics of live-tweeting academic events and provides 10 points to bear in mind when navigating this emerging social media minefield. (...) - by Ernesto PriegoThe Guardian, Wednesday 3 October 2012

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Open access could prevent rejection of good science

Open access could prevent rejection of good science | Science 2.0 news | Scoop.it

[interview] Steve Miron, senior vice president of Wiley's Scientific, Technical, Medical and Scholarly business reveals why he is excited about the potential of open access (...) - Research Information, Interview by Siân Harris, Dec 2012/ jan 2013

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