Author Archives: Nataly Anderson

Meet our Authors: William J. Bosl, PhD

Dr. William J. Bosl is a Research Scientist in the Medicine Informatics Program at Children’s Hospital Boston, USA. He is currently preparing a chapter for a forthcoming InTech book on biomedical engineering. We were delighted when he contacted us to … Continue reading

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Open Access Makes Good Financial Sense

The new SPARC Open Access Newsletter has just rolled off the virtual presses. SPARC is the Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition, and is, in its own words, “an international alliance of academic and research libraries working to correct imbalances … Continue reading

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Singin’ ‘Bout the Open Access Blues

Christmas is coming, and with the weather indulging in brittle convulsions of cold for many of us here in the northern hemisphere, it seems like a good time to write something to bring a little warmth to our hearts. As … Continue reading

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Together We’re Stronger

I hope that you, as a reader of this blog, feel that in your country your rights and those of your fellow citizens are, broadly speaking, respected. I know that for many of us that is not the case. Thinking … Continue reading

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Banking on Open Development

The world of banking is perhaps not the first to spring to mind when we think of innovation, technology and solving the world’s problems. And at this time, when the threat of bankruptcy is looming over more nations than it’s … Continue reading

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Teaching Everyone, Everywhere

The idea of an Open University is not a new one – many countries have one or more universities with an “open door” academic policy – that is, there are no entry requirements. In fact, perhaps the first such university … Continue reading

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The African Virtual University

As we’ve had a story this week about open education and one on Stellenbosch University, it seems like a good time to mention a new supporter to the Open Courseware Consortium: the African Virtual University (AVU). The AVU on 31 … Continue reading

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