Open Access in the News

Saturday, July 28, 2012

July 28, 2012: Openness costs (Nature: International weekly journal of science)

July 27, 2012: Open your minds and share your results (Nature: International weekly journal of science)

July 24, 2012: Starting an Open Access Journal: a step-by-step guide (Martin Paul Eve)

July 23, 2012: Is the Academic Publishing Industry on the Verge of Disruption? (US News and World Report)  Thoughtful article, with interesting commentary in the "Reader Comments" section.

July 16, 2012: UK research funders announce liberated open-access policy (Nature News Blog)

July 2, 2012: Tim Gowers blogs about the new Forum of Mathematics, an open access venture from Cambridge University Press (Gowers's Weblog)

May 30, 2012: RUK: The Maturing Threat of Open Access (The Street)

May 28, 2012: Wikimedia Foundation endorses open-access petition to the White House; pending changes RfC ends (The Wikipedia Signpost)

May 1, 2012: News from Britain: Wikipedia founder to help in government's research scheme (The Guardian)

April 24, 2012: Harvard University says it can't afford journal publishers' prices (The Guardian)

April 24, 2012: Life after Elsevier: making open access to scientific knowledge a reality (The Guardian)

April 16, 2012: Wellcome Trust Acts to Open Research Findings to the Public (New York Times)

April 14, 2012: Open Sesame (The Economist)

April 9, 2012: Academic spring: How an Angry Maths Blog Sparked a Scientific Revolution (The Guardian)

April 1, 2012: An Open Letter to Academic Publishers About Open Access (Chronicle of Higher Education)

March 19, 2012: Opinion: Academic Publishing is Broken (TheScientist: Magazine of the Life Sciences)

March 6, 2012: Q&A with the founders of the Elsevier Boycott, Tim Gowers and Tyler Neylon

February 23, 2012: Values and Scholarship (Inside Higher Ed), an essay signed by 11 Provosts of major research universities about the open sharing of scholarly information.

  • Ada Emmett
    Director, Shulenburger Office of Scholarly Communication & Copyright, KU Libraries
  • Josh Bolick
    Scholarly Communication Librarian
    Shulenburger Office of Scholarly Communication & Copyright, KU Libraries
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    Digital Initiatives Manager
    Digital Initiatives, KU Libraries
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