Monthly Archives: April 2011

Lawrence Lessig Discusses Open Access Movement at CERN

Lawrence Lessig, a Harvard professor, and a leader of the free culture movement, held a lecture at CERN recently, discussing the architecture of access to scientific knowledge on the internet. While explaining “how badly we have messed things up” by … Continue reading

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Share Conference: Open Access Today – Presentation Now Available

We participated at the Share Conference in Belgrade, Serbia from April 7-9 and held a short presentation on Open Access Today. We present here our slides in full. Following a quick introduction to open access publishing model, we have tried … Continue reading

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New Open Access Books

7 new free open access books are available on our reading platform InTechOpen for you to read, share and download. Some of the topics include graphene physics, hurricane research and advances in nanocomposites. Feel free to browse through volumes and … Continue reading

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Open Access Haiku for a Happy Easter!

Egg shell cracked turns white Remix of the yolk inside come orange and white. What was first, the egg or the crack outside the shell? Go, reuse the egg. Paint it, cook, then eat, cook and re-paint again. Used, the … Continue reading

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15 New Free Open Access Books

We welcome you to read, share and download another batch of 15 free open access books. As we keep adding titles to our growing collection of more than 400 books, we hope that you, readers, will keep recognizing the value … Continue reading

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The Future According to Google Search Results – In the Year 2076 Average Scientific Paper Will Have More Than 24 Authors

If we are to believe Randall Munroe, the maker of the brilliant comic, the future of the next 100 years is easily searchable via Google, and we are to look forward to such things as robots given same rights … Continue reading

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400th Book Released on InTechOpen: Artificial Neural Networks

We are proud to announce that our reading platform InTechOpen provides access, as of today, to 400 free open access books. We have just added the last title in the collection of 400. Our first open access book “Cutting Edge … Continue reading

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Libraries Play a Key Role in Setting Up and Managing Open Repositories

The recent report from RIN, Research Information Network, and RLUK, Research Libraries UK, presents the findings of a systematic study of the value of the services that libraries in the UK provide to researchers, and of the contributions that libraries … Continue reading

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18 New Open Access Books Released Online

We invite you to read, share and download freely our newly released books which cover diverse topics such as biometrics, wind farms, wind turbines, neural networks, CT imaging, multi agent systems, Fourier transforms, waste water treatment and more. Full text … Continue reading

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Michael Nielsen Talks About Second Open Science Revolution

Michael Nielsen gave a talk at the TEDxWaterloo event and he discussed what is the most popular debate lately about scientist giving away their data freely. Much like Stevan Harnad in his video participation at the BRDI conference in December, … Continue reading

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