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In an article published today in The Guardian, Ian Sample, science correspondent writes “Harvard University wants scientists to make their research open access and resign from publications that keep articles behind paywalls….” The Guardian See also the posts in The Verge and in Boing Boing and in The Atlantic

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Jane on April 5th, 2012

Click to watch the video – http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=GMIY_4t-DR0#! Learn more: http://ukwebfocus.wordpress.com/2012/03/30/guest-post-open-access-to-science-for-everyone/

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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 […]

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I was so excited to notice that the UBC Library includes language in their strategic plan endorsing community engagement. “Through local, national and international collaboration exchange perspectives, expertise and resources with diverse communities. We embrace community engagement and encourage effective use of resources and contributes to the economic, cultural and social well-being of the people […]

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