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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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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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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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Berlin 9 Conference Program Announced: Focus on Innovation, Transforming Discovery and Citizen Science

The Berlin Declaration on Open Access to Knowledge in the Sciences and Humanities, issued in 2003 by international research, scientific, and cultural institutions, promotes the Internet as a medium for disseminating global knowledge. It has been signed by the leaders of over 300 research institutions, libraries, archives, museums, … Continue reading

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