International Open Access Week is October 24-30 – MIT News Office.

MIT was the first institution to have a university-wide, faculty-driven open access policy, which was established in March 2009. Learn more about MIT’s efforts to promote open access in the video, MIT Faculty on Open Access. Professors Hal Abelson, Eric von Hippel, Richard Holton and JoAnne Yates speak about the scholarly publishing environment and the goals and impact of the Open Access Policy they helped put in place. Since the policy’s enactment, more than 4,000 articles by MIT authors have been added to the Open Access Articles Collection in DSpace@MIT, and the collection continues to grow.

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