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Over at Occam’s Typewriter, Stephen Curry has written an excellent post about what researchers can do to take part in the push for Open Access. “For researchers who have never dipped a toe into the debates on open access that surge across the blogosphere it is all too easy to imagine that they need not get […]
At the closing of his excellent interview series “The State of Open Access”, Richard Poynder answers a series of questions himself. The resulting interview is an thorough and nuanced overview of the current state of OA. It’s a long read, but – as is always the case on this blog – well worth the effort. […]
Developing an effective market for open access article processing charges | Wellcome Trust.
Last week, two new European projects focusing on Open Access: FOSTER and PASTEUR40A had their kick-off meeting. . Both projects have a significant and representative list of partners, and I am sure that you’ll recognize a lot of them. FOSTER, (FACILITATE OPEN SCIENCE TRAINING FOR EUROPEAN RESEARCH) will focus on the organizations of trainings […]
This week is Copyright week, the perfect occasion to draw your attention to a consultation on Copyright the EC is conducting. If you are unsatisfied with current copyright law in the EU – this is the perfect occasion to express your feelings and try to make it better. The European Commission is conducting a Public […]
In December 2013, the European Commission launched Horizon 2020, the successor of the FP7 funding programme and its biggest research and innovation framework programme ever , with a seven year budget worth nearly €80 billion. As an extension of the successful Open Access Pilot in FP7, Open Access will now be mandatory for all research […]
Originally posted on Open Access Button blog:
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 18, 2013 Contacts: firstname.lastname@example.org Students Launch “Button” to Put Denied Access to Research on the Map BERLIN – Today, at an international meeting of student advocates for expanded access to academic research, two undergraduates from Great Britain announced the highly-anticipated launch of The Open…