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One minute open access lessons in English and French. Merci beaucoup!

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Fri, October 22 2010 » Uncategorized » No Comments

An Open Access Week eve treat- British Library grows OA evidence

THE (Times Higher Education) reports that the British Library aims to build a concrete case for open access in the academy with research findings from an exhibition, Growing Knowledge,  that opened this week, which is expected to provide evidence that research quality will improve in a culture of greater openness. A researcher will kick off a year-long [...]

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Wed, October 13 2010 » Uncategorized » No Comments

Reminder: Open Access Week Coming

If you wonder why my blogging has been curtailed, I am pleasantly distracted from blogging by teaching 24 library science students about medical librarianship, and this is the beginning of the semester.  Still, during my online office hour tonight, the occasion rose to actually show them the web site for Open Access Week. Hey, we [...]

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Wed, September 8 2010 » Uncategorized » No Comments

2010 Open Access week new twist: Ning Collaboration

The 4th annual open access week will take place October 18-24, 2010. In an effort to build a collaborative environment, the organizers at SPARC have enlisted the Ning social networking  software (note that Ning is announcing the elimination of free Ning networks on May 4th). When you register for access to the Open Access Week [...]

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Sun, May 2 2010 » Uncategorized » No Comments

Back to the future- what are libraries doing about open access?

“Will libraries continue to serve as intermediaries through which researchers find open-access information, as well as that available only through subscription, and how?”  CRS Report for Congress: Open Access Publishing and Citation Archives: Background and Controversy (updated October 10, 2006) Because this blog is focused on the biomedical publishing, research, and library realm, here are a few [...]

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Mon, April 5 2010 » Uncategorized » No Comments