Open Acess

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 24th, 2012

Open Science and Access to Medical Research is an invited guest blog on the website of Scientific American and written by By Jalees Rehman on April 24, 2012. Jalees Rehman, MD is a German scientist and physician. He is currently an Associate Professor of Medicine and Pharmacology at the University of Illinois at Chicago and […]

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Jane on April 16th, 2012

Leslie Chan posted this video on vimeo a few months ago… It is worth watching http://www.sparcspaces.org/video/2011/12/michael-carroll-on-copyright-and-open-access/. If you watch it, please take time to read the comments posted by Stevan Harnad…

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By D. D. GUTTENPLAN Published: April 16, 2012 The trend toward open access scientific publishing gained strength last week when the Wellcome Trust, the second-largest nongovernmental funder of scientific research in the world, said it was considering sanctions against scientists who do not make the results of their research freely available to the public. … […]

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Awesome thoughts….http://www.gray-area.co.za/2012/04/13/academic-spring/

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