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A Sample of Open Knowledge News in Collegiate Newspapers

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Yale Daily NewsLaw School Library leads open access     By Daniel Sisgoreo

The Law School Library added roughly 3,000 faculty-published scholarly articles from legal journals to an open access database on its website over the past year.

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Standford DailyFreeing Knowledge     By

The intellectual inquiry occurring each day at Stanford prompts the question of how research can best be accessed and put to use for the benefit of all. Enter the Public Knowledge Project.

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Daily PennsylvanianUA passes resolutions to support PennApps Labs, Open Data Initiative    By Tiffany Xu

In the resolution, the UA encouraged the University to create an “Open Data Initiative” to make data in various institutional repositories public and machine readable.

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the DartmouthCollege agrees to open-access pact By Ashley Blum

Last year, Dartmouth spent over $7 million out of a $9 million information budget on subscription fees to scholarly journals, according to associate librarian for information resources Elizabeth Kirk….

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Daily EmeraldInternet advocate argues for open access to law By CJ CIARAMELLA

As part of its Open Access Week, the University libraries hosted a lecture on Friday by Carl Malamud, an influential Internet advocate who argued for open access to government law and policy.

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The Daily IowanE-journals make up increasing percentage of UI library materials   BY BETH BRATSOS

Electronic formats of some scholarly publications may knock the print version out completely, library officials say.

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University Daily KansanProfessors boycott prominent publishing company By Kelsey Cipolla

Elsevier, an academic journal company, is getting a failing grade from thousands of professors who have decided to boycott the company.

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