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Academic paywalls mean publish and perish

Academic paywalls mean publish and perish | Science ouverte - Open science | Scoop.it
Academic publishing is structured on exclusivity, and to read them people must shell out an average of $19 per article.
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MIT Can Honor Aaron Swartz by Fighting To Make Academic Journals Open to Everyone

MIT Can Honor Aaron Swartz by Fighting To Make Academic Journals Open to Everyone | Science ouverte - Open science | Scoop.it
Beginning in the fall of 2010, Aaron Swartz repeatedly logged on to MIT’s campus network and used an automated script to download nearly 5 million articles from JSTOR, one of the largest digital archives of scholarly journals in the world.
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L'information peut-elle être libre | Agence Science-Presse

L'information peut-elle être libre | Agence Science-Presse | Science ouverte - Open science | Scoop.it
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Nos invités :

Marc-André Gagnon, professeur à l’École des politiques publiques à l’Université Carleton, qui a brièvement connu Aaron Swartz à l’Université Harvard.Marc Couture, professeur de physique et d’histoire des sciences à la Télé-Université et co-auteur de Propriété intellectuelle et université : entre la libre circulation des idées et la privatisation des savoirs (2010)Stevan Harnad, professeur de sciences cognitives à l’UQAM et à l’Université de Southampton, promoteur de plus de 20 ans de l’idée d’un accès public aux recherches scientifiques.
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The Death of Aaron Swartz by Peter Singer and Agata Sagan | NYRblog | The New York Review of Books

The Death of Aaron Swartz by Peter Singer and Agata Sagan | NYRblog | The New York Review of Books | Science ouverte - Open science | Scoop.it
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Aaron Swartz, un hacker qui avait soif de connaissance

Aaron Swartz, un hacker qui avait soif de connaissance | Science ouverte - Open science | Scoop.it
Le suicide d'Aaron Swartz ne laisse pas les internautes indifférents. Car ce hacker de 26 ans avait fait de la libération de...
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Activist's suicide ignites debate on journal access

Activist's suicide ignites debate on journal access | Science ouverte - Open science | Scoop.it

The suicide of the American online activist Aaron Swartz has ignited a debate about the cost of academic journals and access to information (ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)


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Bernard Rentier's curator insight, January 13, 2013 2:47 PM

Now that somebody died, the good questions are being asked.

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Is PeerJ just another game-player, or is it a Game-changer?

Is PeerJ just another game-player, or is it a Game-changer? | Science ouverte - Open science | Scoop.it
In 2009 I had the pleasure of interviewing two luminaries in the Open Access publishing world, Peter Binfield and Jason Hoyt. Back then, Peter was ...

 

Today, PeerJ launches with the publication of 30 peer-reviewed scientific articles that are freely available to the public. I’m sure that both Peter and Jason will breathe a sigh of relief when the PeerJ servers survive the initial onslaught of requests. But, the real test will come in the following days and months, as we all see the public reaction to the newest experiment in Open Access publishing. As Peter told me in a recent phone interview, “This is the real launch of the journal. This is when we become real to the world.”

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The future of academic publishing - McGill University

The future of academic publishing - McGill University | Science ouverte - Open science | Scoop.it
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"In its current state, Open Access remains a moral alternative to the colossal publishing machines dominating the academic industry. Given time, however, Open Access may become the reality of all academic research."

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Bernard Rentier's curator insight, January 31, 2013 12:22 AM

Science vs financial speculation, the impossible dialog between public and private interests.

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Le labyrinthe de la raison numérique et l’Open Access · Global Voices en Français

Le labyrinthe de la raison numérique  et l’Open Access  · Global Voices en Français | Science ouverte - Open science | Scoop.it
Comment changent les modes de pensée dans le temps et dans l'espace ? Aujourd'hui, cette problématique concernant le mode de fonctionnement de l'intellect humain est alimentée d'un nouveau schéma de transmission : le numérique.
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Open Access et suicide d’Aaron Swartz les larmes de trop…

Open Access et suicide d’Aaron Swartz  les larmes de trop… | Science ouverte - Open science | Scoop.it
Il y a seulement un an, la page Wikipedia s'habillait de noir pour lutter contre la loi SOPA et PIPA. Cette semaine, la communauté des défenseurs de l'accès libre à la connaissance est en deuil à l'annonce du Suicide d'Aaron Swartz vendredi dernier.
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Activist's death sparks open-access tribute on Twitter - science-in-society - 14 January 2013 - New Scientist

Activist's death sparks open-access tribute on Twitter - science-in-society - 14 January 2013 - New Scientist | Science ouverte - Open science | Scoop.it
Hundreds of researchers have been offering free access to their work in tribute to internet freedom activist Aaron Swartz, who committed suicide on Friday
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