Category Archives: Open Access Tools

Altmetrics in the Wild: Towards Creating a Live CV

The more scholars move their work online from where it was once ephemeral and hidden, the more they are integrating social media to their communication, the closer we are to telling what is the value that they themselves add to … Continue reading

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Share 2 Conference – The Revolution Will Not be Able to Stay at Home

“It’s remarkable how much the protest vanguards share.” (Time Person of the Year: The Protester) The Share Conference organizers are obviously from the future – the first year has brought us speakers from the Pirate Parties warning us about ontological … Continue reading

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Redefining Authority in Authorship: Future of Text is More Than Text

“Writing unfolds like a game that invariably goes beyond its own rules and transgresses its limits.” (Michel Foucault, What is an Author) Hans Dillaerts has recently posted a video to his Infodoc hub which aggregates such jewels for scholarly authors, … Continue reading

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Open Access Year End Highlights: Coming Up Roses?

How to look geeky on your last day at work? Pick out the year end highlights in Open Access and take much joy in it. A remarkable year, 2011, powerful both in discourse and action around the movement, with far … Continue reading

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Open Access in the Balkans: Old Mountains and a Wishing Well?

There is a hum, or maybe a discourse, that someone will find about tomorrow, and maybe no one will try to hear it. You, however, you need to grasp it with your thoughts, today! (Miro Antić, Serbian poet) Croatia, Serbia, … Continue reading

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Share Open Access Worldwide: A Reflexive Documentary Coming Soon!

SHOW 2011 (share/openaccess/worldwide) was the first-of-its-kind event to celebrate Open Access Week in Croatia, organized by InTech’s Katarina Lovrecic and Ana Nodilo at the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences. We tried to catch a glimpse of the future age … Continue reading

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Openness Shock: Are We Mice or Are We Academics?

“Ideas are like rabbits. You get a couple and learn how to handle them, and pretty soon you have a dozen. (John Steinbeck)” A link to an article stood out among the Berlin9 tweets rush yesterday during the Harold Varmus … Continue reading

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