Category Archives: Open Education

World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development – What about Cultural Diversity in Science?

May 21 has been appointed by the UN as World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development. UNESCO adopted the Universal Declaration on Cultural Diversity in 2001 and in 2002, the UN declared May 21 the day to remind … Continue reading

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World Book and Copyright Day: Book, Do You Take Copyright to Be Your “Awfully” Wedded Wife?

‘Finally, from so little sleeping and so much reading, his brain dried up and he went completely out of his mind.’ (Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra, Don Quixote) UNESCO organizes World Book and Copyright Day around the world to promote reading, … Continue reading

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How Ironic: Promoting Open Science Through a Subscription-based Journal. But is It?

Paul Allen, co-founder of Microsoft, 57th richest man on earth and founder of Vulcan Inc. took it upon himself to promote and advocate something we at InTech have at heart: open science and open data. The article, stating Allen’s latest … Continue reading

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Berlin 9: Future of Open Access in Humanities

The Berlin Declaration, a document from 2003 that outlines concrete steps to promote the Internet as a medium for disseminating global knowledge, sees this distribution of knowledge as an obligation for the signing members: “We, the undersigned, feel obliged to … Continue reading

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Open Access Week in Croatia: We are the Showmen!

Show me why your regulation of culture is needed. Show me how it does good. (Lawrence Lessig) We asked everyone “why” and “why not” the copyright laws should regulate how we do culture, how we do science, how we do … Continue reading

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More Sun, More Open Access Books from InTech

9 new books are uploaded to our reading platform adding to our growing collection of now, more than 500 open access books free for you to read, share and download. Leaf through our latest publications and enjoy better your long … Continue reading

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Dr. Louis De Smet Talks to InTech about Nanowires, Science and Open Access

Nanowire Decoration with Organic Compounds: Tuning Sensor Sensitivity and Specificity Dr. De Smet is an Assistant Professor at the Department of Chemical Engineering of Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands. Together with three group members he wrote a review chapter … Continue reading

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