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Alma Swan: Open Access Funder Policies to Unlock the Gate to a Broader EcoSystem of Open

UNESCO’s Guidelines for the Promotion of Open Access are to serve decision makers and funders of scientific research, and form a part of UNESCO’s strategy plan for Open Access. The paper, written by Alma Swan, one of the leading experts … Continue reading

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Open Access on a String – Cut It and It Will Grow Back

The Federal Research Public Access Act was introduced to the White House on February, 9 by representatives Doyle, Yoder, and and Lacy Clay. Exactly what Research Works Act wanted to prohibit, the FRPAA would require, or the open access policies … Continue reading

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OAI7 Open Access Advocacy Session: Conversation, Emerging Trends, Integration

OAI7 Workshop on Innovation in Scholarly Communication that ended last week in Geneva is that sort of a workshop that stores gems in your mind that you can use for a personal enlightenment later, when all the open access folks … Continue reading

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SPARC Europe at the European Commission Public Hearing: Reform of the Research Evaluation System Suggested

At the recent European Commission Public Hearing on Access to and Preservation of Scientific Information that sought feedback information from the European scientific publishing sector, European researchers, European funders, European consumers and society at large, SPARC Europe, that represents almost … Continue reading

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A Poem from RoMEO: Archiving is a Tale of Woe Without the Help of RoMEO

SHERPA RoMEO provides a summary of permissions normally provided for self-archiving in publishers’ copyright agreements. RoMEO colors publishers in either green, blue, yellow, or white: green can archive pre-print and post-print or publisher’s version/PDF, blue can archive post-print (ie final … Continue reading

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